A Great and Terrible Beauty

January 8, 2014 • Rachel Gaspard, Staff Writer  
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Written by Libba Bray “A Great and Terrible Beauty” is a the fist book in a Gothic novel trilogy about a girl named Gemma Doyle who is sent to Spence Academy after her mother dies and she starts having strange visions. Followed by her mothers death, odd visions, new found abilities, and a... Read more »

The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

January 23, 2012 • Lauren Garner, Editor  
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Imagine a world where everything you thought only existed in fairy tales was real. A world where vampires, warlocks, werewolves, demons, and nephilim were real and were around every corner in the mundane world. But not only were they real, there was an entirely different government and way of living... Read more »

The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and the Struggle by L. J. Smith

January 6, 2012  
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Have you ever lived in a world where everyone loved you? You had a great group of friends, an amazing boyfriend, and to top it all off, you were the most popular girl in school. That is a day in the life of Elena Gilbert. Elena is a senior in high school and is always being greeted by everyone in the... Read more »

Awakened by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Awakened by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

November 8, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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Awakened, which came out in January of this year, is an addition to the House of Night series. It’s about the girl next door whose world is suddenly turned upside down when she is “marked” to be a vampire. From the first book on, Zoey Redbird has faced betrayal, heartbreak, love, and friendship... Read more »

By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters

May 20, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead is a heart wrenching story about a girl who has been pushed beyond her limit and just can’t wait until the day when she can die. Daelyn Rice is a young girl, who goes to private school and has a loving family, so why would she want to commit suicide? Daelyn... Read more »

The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau

May 2, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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In futuristic times, a terrible tragedy happens that destroys the world and almost all of its inhabitants. Two men decide to take fifty men, fifty women, and one hundred babies, half of them being boys and half of them being girls, to live in an underground city named Ember. The two mysterious men put... Read more »

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

April 26, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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Annabel Greene is a popular girl, has a modeling career, and a great best friend named Sophie, but it all goes downhill when Sophie’s boyfriend tries to rape her. Suddenly, she’s an outcast, and everyone is against her. She spends most of her time alone and in her own world, but her home... Read more »

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

April 22, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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Have you ever thought of what it’d be like to move to a whole new town and suddenly have your mind wrapped around the hottest guy in school? That’s what happened to Isabella Swan when she moved to Forks, Washington with her dad when her mom and stepdad decided to tour the country with his... Read more »

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

March 28, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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Enter the adventure-filled, action-packed trilogy of Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Hunger Games is a fight to the death on live TV, and each district surrounding its capitol is forced to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve to eighteen to participate. Every year, names are drawn and... Read more »

Marked by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

February 28, 2011 • Lauren Garner, Staff Writer  
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From the beginning of time, vampires have existed, and humans have despised them. The definition of a “vampire” is not a blood sucking fiend who hates garlic and bursts into flame, or sparkles in the sunlight, but an unnaturally beautiful being who feels uncomfortable in the sunlight, drinks... Read more »