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New YA Books for October

New YA Books for October

Abigail Heller, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver, the author of famous book-turned-movie Before I Fall, has come out with another novel this October. The book focuses on teens Mia and Brynn, who are suspected of killing their best friend, Summer, in the woods five years ago, despite the fact that they a...

Hopefully the Movie Won’t Diverge

Hopefully the Movie Won’t Diverge

Samantha Walla, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Action, romance, and self-discovery converge to make an in-Tris-ting read It’s clear that there is no shortage of dystopian fiction in young adult novels today. Since The Hunger Games exploded a few years ago, writers and publishers decided that a teenager surviving in a dystopian world – often involved in a l...

Ostracized

Ostracized

Sydney McCabe, Staff Writer

March 8, 2014

Matt Greene’s near constant play on words, coupled with a surprisingly hilarious and unique approach to the woes of life as a teenager in the 21st century, give his first novel Ostrich all the makings of a classic. Through a stream of consciousness elaborated by parentheses, protagonist Alex examine...

A New Look at an Old Classic: The Catcher in the Rye

A New Look at an Old Classic: The Catcher in the Rye

Spencer Mullen, Managing Editor

December 17, 2013

In 2013, The Catcher in the Rye may seem a little dated. Published over sixty years ago by notorious recluse J.D Salinger, the novel became second to The Bible in the most influential works of literature in world history. It has inspired a countless number of writers, actors, and politicians, whose ...

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ by John Green

Kelly Lozo, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

John Green’s New York Times #1 best-selling novel, dubbed by Time Magazine as “damn near perfect,” comments on life through one ailing and insightful Hazel Grace Lancaster; cancer survivor (or rather, cancer sustainer). At age sixteen, Hazel lives steadily with her terminal illness through lil...

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