CCHS Press

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...

A tale as old as time

A tale as old as time

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2017

Accompanied only by the soft crunching of popcorn, the familiar opening theme fills the newly darkened theater. Several people in the audience seem to smile in unison as nostalgia washes over them like a wave. After almost three decades of existing as 2D animations, some of media’s most beloved chara...

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,...

Go la la for the “La La Land” soundtrack

Go la la for the “La La Land” soundtrack

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

March 2, 2017

“La La Land” topped box offices and became one of the top movies of the year. The soundtrack deserves just as much recognition for bringing jazz into mainstream media and making great songs to keep people interested while still contributing to the plot.   “Another Day of Sun” Complete with a ...

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. ...

Movies that will have you at “hello”

Movies that will have you at “hello”

Story by: Lydia Estepp and Sam Stuchbery

February 21, 2017

Valentine’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a good rom com. Or if that sounds boring, maybe check out a movie about independence and finding oneself instead. On a holiday celebrating love, these movies will surely steal every movie fan’s heart.

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, ...

Fantastic Beasts and what to know about them

Fantastic Beasts and what to know about them

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” hit theaters on Nov. 18. The movie, a prequel to the widely popular “Harry Potter” series,  features Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, the writer of a book Harry must purchase for his schooling. The movie chronicles the journey of Newt Scamander through New Y...

The student news site of Cypress Creek High School
review