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Book Thief steals readers’ hearts

Reagan Tinney
September 9, 2013
Filed under Books, Reviews

   The Book Thief is a beautiful and heartbreaking tale told by an unlikely narrator, Death. In the book, which takes place during the Second World War, readers are introduced to Death's sometimes-poetic views of life and the war, and his peculiar fascination with a young girl named Liesel. By using Death's narrative, author Markus Zusak masterfully creates a story that will leave a place in your heart. &nb...

The Host

Maddie Reith
March 26, 2013
Filed under Books, Reviews

Television screens are filled with the trailer for the new movie The Host. It is going to be released this coming Friday. Some might not know that it is based off of a book that Stephanie Meyer wrote, also called The Host. The book starts out with an alien soul being put into a human. It shows that this...

One Last Strike scores hit

Heather Gillie, J1 Reporter
March 6, 2013
Filed under Books, Reviews

The book “One Last Strike” is a great book because Cardinals fans and other MLB team fans get an opportunity to get inside Tony LaRussa’s head about the 2011 season. Readers get an insider’s view of how the Cardinals were able to achieve one of the most amazing comebacks in sports history,...

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