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Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


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Even as a huge history nerd I have to admit that historical novels aren't always an easy sell. So much of historical fiction for young adults is dull, poorly-researched or used by writers as an excuse to write exclusively about straight white men. But Mackenzi Lee's new book, The Lady's Guide to Pet...

Review: Tess of the Road hits close to perfect

Review: Tess of the Road hits close to perfect

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

March 22, 2018


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Tess of the Road promises many things-- adventure, dragons, and more from Rachel Hartman, the author of the critically-acclaimed, bestselling Seraphina duology. It delivers on all of these, but not necessarily in the way that readers would expect it to. Tess of the Road is completely different from any young...

Girls read comics too

Girls read comics too

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

February 18, 2018


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Comic books are traditionally male-centric, and the female superheroes who do appear are often sidelined, relegated to role of love-interest, or, to use the colloquial term, "frigded". All of this can discourage female readers from picking up comics, missing out on some really amazing stories being told...

Mixed feelings for Turtles All The Way Down

Mixed feelings for Turtles All The Way Down

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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New York Times bestselling author John Green released Turtles All the Way Down, his first novel in five years, since his extremely successful The Fault in Our Stars, in October. There was an enormous amount of hype surrounding the release of Turtles, and it is sure to be on many teens' wishlists...

The best books to get as gifts this holiday season

The best books to get as gifts this holiday season

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

December 2, 2017


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The holiday season is fast approaching, and soon it will be time to start thinking about selecting gifts for your family and friends. Here are four new young adult novels from this year that are sure to please the bookworms in your life. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas The Hate U Give is an extremely p...

Fall into a spooky Halloween read

Fall into a spooky Halloween read

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

October 24, 2017


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Why not join the Halloween excitement by trying out a seasonably eerie book series? Even if you are not a fan of traditional horror novels, the list of book series recommendations below has something for everyone looking for a creepy, entertaining read to enjoy as Florida begins to experience the first...

Vacation reads

Vacation reads

Alanna Felton, A & E editor

May 10, 2017


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Looking for that riveting novel to take with you on your summer getaway? Here are some of my top recommendations for fun vacation reads, perfect for an afternoon spent soaking up sunshine at the beach or lounging by the pool. Sorcery and Cecelia by Caroline Stevermer and Patricia C. Wrede Sorcery and Cecelia ...

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