Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

“Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful” examines the definition of ‘human’ and how technological advancements in our world can change it.

Posted by on March 11, 2019

Last Pick by Jason Walz

In the not so distant past (3 years ago), aliens invaded Earth and took as many 16 to 65-year-olds as they could collect, so long as they seemed useful. The Read more...

Posted by on February 27, 2019

Spider-man: Homecoming by

In this superhero action/adventure movie, we join Peter Parker (Spider-man) after his big debut with the Avengers. The famous Tony Stark (Iron Man) has made Peter his protegee, equipping him Read more...

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Asking For It by Louise O'Neill

Emma O’Donovan is aware of her beauty. In her hometown of Ballinatoom, Ireland, Emma is envied and loved, and works hard to keep her reputation. One night out with friends Read more...

Posted by on December 20, 2018

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Audrey has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder and depressive episodes. "Episodes," she sas. "Like, depression is a sitcom with a fun punchline each time."

Posted by on December 15, 2018

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Think Ocean’s Eleven, if the Ocean’s Eleven crew contained six teenage misfits living in medieval, high-fantasy Amsterdam. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime (read: more money than he could’ve Read more...

Posted by on November 20, 2018

Joyride by Anna Banks

Carly and Arden know what their families' expect of them, but when a chance encounter leads them to each other, they realize that the only expectations that matter are their Read more...

Posted by on September 24, 2018

Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson

Carroll uses a grayscale palette to wonderful effect in this highly successful and modernized graphic novel adaptation of Anderson’s classic, and the accessible writing is all the more commanding due Read more...

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Alex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

Alex, an orphan without land or money, is the exact type of person Eliza should not want. However, with his quick wit and strong sense of justice, Eliza can’t help Read more...

Posted by on May 24, 2018

Between Us and the Moon by Rebecca Maizel

“You watch the world. I’m not sure you even live in it.” Fifteen-year-old Sarah’s boyfriend has just dumped her with these words, and she’s determined to prove him wrong.

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Flame in the Mist by Reneé Ahdieh

The prose is elegant and descriptive, and it's apparent much research was put into life in feudal Japan. If you're in the market for historical fiction in a nontraditional setting Read more...

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Insurgent by Robert Schwentke

The “simulations” that were so important to the first movie retain their relevance here, offering opportunities for approximately three additional and extra-trippy action scenes.  If action is what you want, Read more...

Posted by on March 2, 2018

A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg

It has long been known that an uncommonly special bond exists between humans and dogs. A Dog in the Cave makes the argument that the two species are not only Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 2018

Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

Juliet’s life is wonderful.  She’s got the family, the grades, and the boyfriend, and they’re all perfect.  That is, until her dad moves out and her mom overdoses on her Read more...

Posted by on January 11, 2018

The Haters by Jesse Andrews

Readers will find much to laugh at from beginning to end.

Posted by on December 21, 2017

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