Two adult books by our favorite children’s author
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Two adult books by our favorite children’s author

By Caitlin Garrabrant At the beginning of last school year, J.K. Rowling published her first novel after the Harry Potter series, called The Casual Vacancy.  This summer, another new book came out, called The Cuckoo’s Calling.  This was actually published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, but J.K. Rowling has acknowledged it as her own work.  … Continue reading

Book Review: Wintergirls
Book Reviews / Good Reads

Book Review: Wintergirls

By Shelby Holmes Laurie Halse Anderson (author of the controversial “Speak”) does it again with the novel Wintergirls.  And by “it” I mean completely destroy your feelings and thought processes, of course. Told in short spurts of sentences and calorie-counts, Wintergirls tells the heartbreaking story of Lia and Cassie, “wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies,” best … Continue reading

Beautiful Creatures: 7 Reasons to See the Movie and/or Read the Book
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Beautiful Creatures: 7 Reasons to See the Movie and/or Read the Book

By Jordan Gelber Beautiful Creatures is a Young Adult book series turned movie set in a small South Carolina town. Angsty teen Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) wishes for more adventure and excitement in his everyday life… he should be careful what he wishes for. Strange new girl, Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert), moves in with her … Continue reading