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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: Bang

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

A heart-pounding, heart-wrenching novel, Barry Lyga put together a story of how people react to the worst kinds of tragedy in his novel “Bang.” At the age of four, Sebastian Cody did something unforgivable. He accidentally shot and killed his four-month-old sister with his father’s gun. Sin...

His Last Stand

His Last Stand

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2017

Hugh Jackman made his first appearance as Wolverine in the 2000 production, “X-Men,” directed by Bryan Singer, and had every fan of X-Men hooked. His dedication to the character and his amazing ability to perfectly play the role of a brooding, buff mutant became more prominent throughout his time...

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,...

Here to namaste

Here to namaste

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017

Inhale. Hold for 10 seconds. Exhale. Release for 10 seconds. Slowly, legs uncross and draw into a bowing position, feeling each muscle pull in a new, but pleasant, way. Another slow deep breath to ease the mind and help it sync with the body. Finding peace after a day of chaos. After ...

A Dog’s Purpose is not to drown

A Dog’s Purpose is not to drown

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

Lovers of the book by W. Bruce Cameron highly anticipated the film remake of “A Dog’s Purpose.” Waiting to see the loving tale about the bond between human and animal come to life finally turned from dream to reality, but before students flood theaters hoping to see the loving faces of puppies...

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...

Book Den reviews: “Stay”

Book Den reviews: “Stay”

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2016

After reading “The Art of Racing in the Rain” and “A Dog’s Purpose” I tried my best to stay away from dog books. Dog books have a tendency to help me reach a new level of devastation, and feeling heartbroken after every novel takes too much recovery time. My attempts to stay away from the ...

Books and Bingo

Books and Bingo

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2016

For the first time, the school library will host a bingo challenge open for students and teachers to read as much as possible before April 7. Head librarian Barbara Johnson planned the event in efforts to encourage more students to stretch their reading boundaries and try something new. “Bing...

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