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Coffee table books take an interesting spin

Breanna Bassett, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

Filed under Books

Maddie On Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics This hardcover book depicts a unique dog, Maddie, in quirky poses. Approximately 160 pictures capture Maddie on top of various objects such as a bicycle and a school desk. Follow the author on Instagr...

Tale of Two Cities makes a beautiful love story

Kelli Blashill, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Love Story. These two words are not ones that are normally associated with the name Charles Dickens. But that is what Tale of Two Cities is. This book is based in London and Paris, the two cities referred to in the title, during...

Myra McEntire’s ‘Hourglass’ riveting tale of love, loss, life

February 8, 2012

Filed under Books, Entertainment

“Hourglass” by Myra McEntire is a riveting tale of love, loss, and regaining of life. For Emerson Cole, a 17 year old, life is filled with visions of what isn’t there. Swooning belles, soldiers long dead, and other haunting...

John Green writes another teen classic

Ali West, staff writer

January 23, 2012

Filed under Books, Entertainment

The Fault in Our Stars is a cancer book. It joins ranks with A Walk to Remember and My Sister’s Keeper with the typical cancer book characteristics of answers to “big questions” about what it truly means to be alive and happ...

Hunger Games will have you craving more

Kelli Blashill, staff writer

November 2, 2011

Filed under Books, Entertainment

“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is entrancing. Based on the futuristic society in North America called Panem, this story is about the 12 districts that are ruled by the blood thirsty capitol. A hundred years ago World...

‘Ophelia’ gives different perspective

Kelli Blashill

October 19, 2011

Filed under Books

“Ophelia” by Lisa Klein is filled with burning passion, fiery love, jealousy, and murder. He is the mysterious, handsome, uncatchable prince of Denmark, Hamlet, and she is just Ophelia. You think you got the story straight?...

Censorship frenzy

Ali West, Staff writer

November 18, 2010

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Ninety-five hundred uncensored copies of Anthony Shaffer’s book were destroyed on Sep. 27, as overseen by the Defense department of the United States. The memoir, written by Anthony Shaffer, details special military operations...

Rules for life

Rules for life

November 17, 2010

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