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Like Looking for Alaska? Try This!

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by Casey Nugent

Why? Boy follows Gavin Meeks, one of the cool kids at his high school. His life is an easy cycle of parties, snowboarding, girls, and easy-riding. But then Antoinette crash-lands at his high school. She’s different than most of the easy-going Evergreen High kids — she’s experienced tragedy first-hand, and she has a dark, dramatic […]

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The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes: The Best Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

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by Jess Harold

In modern-day London, two brilliant high school students—one Sherlock Holmes and a Miss James “Mori” Moriarty—meet. A murder will bring them together. The truth very well might drive them apart. Before they were mortal enemies, they were much more… While Lock & Mori certainly isn’t conventional, author Heather W. Petty follows the longstanding tradition of […]

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7 Tales of Missing Sisters

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by Casey Nugent

I just finished Rachele Alpine’s novel A Void the Size of the World, and I am still in awe. The book follows Rhylee, who’s forced to grapple with her sister Abby’s disappearance. The thing is that Abby’s disappearance is indirectly Rhylee’s fault. Abby caught Rhylee kissing Abby’s boyfriend Tommy and fled into the woods heartbroken…and […]

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Answering What Ifs: 7 Cool Gender Swaps

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

What if the Harry Potter series had featured a Harriet instead? Or what if Bobby Jones and not Bridget had released their diary for the world to gawk at? These are only some of the questions I agonize over on a daily basis. Gender flipping is at times controversial, but at the very least, is […]

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7 Secret Societies

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by Julie Jarema

The Order of IV, a secret society devoted to mischief that rights wrongs and pays back debts, sounds pretty awesome. What could be better than gathering together with your closest friends and getting up to trouble under the cover of anonymity? Well, things take a turn for the worst for this group of four friends […]

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Like The Outsiders? Try This!

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by Danielle Finnegan

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton was hands down the best book I was forced to read in school. School districts have a tendency to pick perpetually boring books but The Outsiders is INTENSE. I distinctly remember reading it in 8th grade. Since it was 8th grade, English was only 40 minutes long and we would […]

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9 Haunting & Mysterious Disappearances

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by Julie Jarema

In A Void the Size of the World, Abby runs away into the woods behind her house and disappears. I’ve never been worried about going missing, but this book definitely left new thoughts and fears lingering on in my mind. In an effort to deal with this continuing paranoia, I fell down an internet rabbit […]

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Don’t Mess with The Timeline!

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by Sam Benson

Time can be a tricky thing. So often we see characters traveling through time and creating alternate realities only for it to end poorly. Take Jonathan in In a World Just Right by Jen Brooks: Sometimes high school senior Jonathan Aubrey wishes he could just disappear. And as luck—or fate—would have it, he can. Ever […]

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40 Thoughts I Had While Watching “Younger”

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by Keri Horan

I just need to take a minute to make sure we’re all on the same page about something. Younger is the #1 guilty pleasure show on TV, right? Season 3 just came out, and I’ll admit that I’m a little behind. But I’m on the bandwagon now and that’s what counts! If you aren’t already […]

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