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Picture this: You open the door in front of you and step in. Suddenly, you feel like you have been transported into a whole new world! You take a deep breath in and detect the smell of books, and see yourself engulfed with shelves and shelves of books. Sounds like every book lover’s dream! For any reader,...

It is the season of love, and that’s just about the perfect excuse to indulge in some swoony romance stories, even if you don’t have your own yet! Watching two people falling in love in so many different ways, sometimes in the most unexpected of circumstances is exactly just what our heart needs from time to time....

“Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief” is a classic loved by all ages. Some were in middle school when they started the series while others were only eight. For two decades, fans begged the author, Rick Riordan, to oversee a proper live-action adaptation. The failed movies came and went, but what about something...

Graphic by: Sydney Rose If there is one thing better than a new Taylor Swift album, it is book recommendations based on said album. On Oct. 27, Swift re-blessed us with ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ and there is no better feeling than to curl up and read a book based on the album this winter. The books might not...

“The stars incline us, they do not bind us.” – Chloe Gong, ‘These Violent Delights’ Love and betrayal. Bloody murder and romance. Histories and new endings. All of these are concepts prevalently used in Young Adult novels, yet while some authors struggle to churn it all into compelling, well-written stories,...

With the film adaptation of ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ by Suzanne Collins blowing up the box office since it premiered in theaters, it is only fair to go back and analyze the source material. Following the success of the original ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy by Collins came four movies starring the likes of...

Look, he never wanted to be a high schooler. It’s been 14 years since our favorite son of Poseidon narrated a book, but he is back. “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods” is the first of a new trilogy by Rick Riordan in honor of the Disney+ show coming out in December. In this new series, the...

Graphic by: Gwyneth Gravador Picture this. You’re sitting in bed, next to the window, where you can see leaves on the trees outside turning red, orange and yellow. You tuck yourself under your favorite plush blanket and sip on a nice, warm pumpkin spice latte while immersed in the pages of a book. For any book...

The hottest fantasy book in town is Rebecca Yarros’s, ‘Fourth Wing.’ The first book in The Empyrean series is well deserved of its hype on Booktok and should be your never-ending pile of book recommendations. Violet Sorgiell trains all of her life to be a part of the Scribe Quadrient. Just three months before she...

Whether you used to be a frequent attendee at the Scholastic Book Fair or you consumed all of the books in a 12-novel-long fantasy series in high school, sometimes, we avid readers grow up and reach a reading block. Never to fear, no matter how long it’s been since you were able to finish a book unrelated to your...