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“Classroom of the Elite” series review

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

“Classroom of the Elite” is a Japanese psychological thriller light novel series written by Shōgo Kinugasa and illustrated by Shunsaku Tomose. The plot of this story revolves around the perspective...

A cover poster of the manhwa

Want to start reading manhwa?

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Now you may be asking yourself exactly what manhwa is. Manhwa is the general Korean term used for comics and print cartoons. So the stories you see on Webtoon or Tappytoon are all classified as manhwa. Manhwa...

The cover of Angie Thomas' new book, Concrete Rose.

“Concrete Rose”

A new book from Angie Thomas, bestselling author of “The Hate U Give”
Nova Roden, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

In January of 2021, author Angie Thomas released a new book titled “Concrete Rose,” a prequel further exploring one of the most likeable characters in her New York Times bestseller “The Hate U Give.” “Concrete...

The cover for the special publication of the 1000 chapter of One Piece.

One-thousand chapters of One Piece

Eiichiro Oda’s plans to finish the story...eventually
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

On January 3, the one-thousandth chapter of popular manga series One Piece was released onto Shonen Jump publications everywhere. The creator, Eiichiro Oda, announced in this special edition, his plans...

“Buried Beneath the Boarding House” by Ryan Green is a local true crime story based out of Sacramento, California that is great for readers who enjoy mystery and murders.

Everything about “Buried Beneath the Boarding House”

A review on a book written by Ryan Green
Emma Price, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

“Buried Beneath the Boarding House” by Ryan Green is easily one of the best local true crime stories. The book tells of a woman’s life of crime and murder, leading her to continue these actions in...

Telling all about “The Trial of Lizzie Borden”

A review of a true story written by Cara Robertson
Emma Price, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

“The Trial of Lizzie Borden” by Cara Robertson is easily one of the best historical true crime stories. This book particularly focuses on the feelings of youngest daughter Lizzie towards her parents,...

Telling all about “If You Tell”

A review of one of Gregg Olsen’s newest books.
Emma Price, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

“If You Tell”  by Gregg Olsen is easily one of the most interesting and captivating true crime stories. The book not only tells of a family's life, but also the horrors that were taking place at the...

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Must Read Books

Books for every genre that you won’t be able to put down
Laurie Lencioni, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

Do you need help finding your next book? Unsure where to look? Well, don’t worry! Here are some great series and stand alone books for you to try out. If you're looking for some great dystopian...

Sarah J. Maas' newest book does not disappoint longtime fans of her books.

Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood Review

Sarah J. Maas’s Newest Novel Featuring a Fantasy Murder Mystery
Laurie Lencioni, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

Sarah J. Maas’s newest fantasy fiction book, Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood, introduces a strong, snarky female lead named Bryce Quinlan and a headstrong, lovable male lead named Hunt Athalar....

Elf On The Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf

What the Elf on the Shelf is all about
Naomi Mitten-Voget, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

The Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas tradition that makes kids want to be on their best behavior during the month of December. The Elf on the Shelf is a doll that shows up every year during the month...

Book Review of Sacred Heart

Isabella Hamilton , Staff Writer May 6, 2019

  Liz Suburbia’s debut graphic novel, Sacred heart is an unconventional take on a ‘coming of age’ story. The novel is set in a town where there are no adults and people start mysteriously being...

The Cover of Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin


There are plenty of books out there that involve LGBTQ youth that may or may not relate to you or someone you know in terms of sexuality or identity. Here are four books that have been some of my recent favorites to read regarding gender and sexuality
Jax Gonzales, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

The first book is one I read a while ago; “Symptoms of Being Human” by Jeff Garvin is about a gender-fluid teen named Riley who struggles with coming out to their parents as well as the people around...

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