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Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue

Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017

Finally, a book for book lovers, about book lovers, written by a book lover. The perfect novel to sit back and relax on a Sunday evening, Cath Crowley offers a fresh new voice in her newest novel “Words in Deep Blue.” “Words in Deep Blue” follows the lives of Rachel Sweetie and Henry Jones, b...

Book Den Reviews: “Things I Should Have Known”

Book Den Reviews: “Things I Should Have Known”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

The complex storyline and multiple love triangles in “Things I Should Have Known” not only made the book unputdownable, it made the plot more enticing and gave the characters more depth. “Things I Should Have Known” by Claire LaZebnik had me hooked from the first chapter. The protagonist,...

Book Den Reviews: “The Alchemist”

Book Den Reviews: “The Alchemist”

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2017

I did not know how to feel when I first picked up “The Alchemist” and had made it through over half the book when I finally set it down. Something about Coelho’s writing made the book easy to read, and keep reading. I never felt lost, and I never had to look up an excessively complicated word. ...

Book Den Reviews: “Where’d You Go Bernadette”

Book Den Reviews: “Where’d You Go Bernadette”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2017

Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple   With an ever-changing plot and engaging storyline, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” deserves a spot on everyone’s bookshelf. “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” follows the somewhat confusing life of 15-year-old Bee Branch, daughter of antisocial, ...

Book Den reviews: “Placebo Junkies”

Book Den reviews: “Placebo Junkies”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2016

I do not know what I actually expected from a book titled “Placebo Junkies,” maybe a depressing story about the dangerous risks of addiction, or a story of people fighting their way out of the system they got sucked into. So many ideas crossed my mind when I picked up the book, but I did not expe...

Spookiest books of Halloween

Spookiest books of Halloween

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2016

The spirit of Halloween really only centers around one day of the month - October 31, Halloween. On this day we can hear the shrieks of frightened children dressed up as princesses and power rangers. We can smell the sweet scent of chocolatey goodness in the air, and we can feel the spirits of Hallowe...

Book den reviews: “Dodgers”

Book den reviews: “Dodgers”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2016

"Dodgers" - Bill Beverly   4 Paws   “Dodgers” by Bill Beverly captivated me. It took me into a different, more dangerous environment that I had never been exposed to or really learned much about. Throughout the entirety of the book, I was on the edge of my seat. “Dodgers” follows the...

Book den reviews: “Me Before You”

Book den reviews: “Me Before You”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Business Manager

May 11, 2016

Me Before You Jojo Moyes If anyone has any intentions of reading this book, prepare yourself with an emergency pack of tissues. Jojo Moyes created an interesting twist on the stereotypical romance, and has swept me away with her brilliant writing. “Me Before You” follows the story of Lou Cl...

At a loss for words

At a loss for words

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Business Manager

February 26, 2016

Out with the old and in with the new. To make room for newer books and more advancements, the librarians continue to fulfill their main initiative of the year - weeding out old books - while also planning other changes for the library.   This year’s new head librarian Barbara Johnson said ...

Book den reviews: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

Book den reviews: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Business Manager

February 16, 2016

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" Zora Neale Hurston This book definitely turned into a struggle for me to rate. Some parts of the novel sucked me in and held on to me until I finished the chapter, but other times I did not even want to open the book because nothing the narrator said lured me in....

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