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The highly anticipated “Iron Flame” by Rebecca Yarros, is a thrilling sequel to “The Fourth Wing” and should be on your never-ending book recommendations list. No one thought Violet Sorgiell would make it out alive of the first year at Basgiath War College.  Now starting year two, Violet has to navigate the real...

As the semester closes and the days start getting warmer, many readers are in the mood for a certain type of book. The term “beach read” is self-explanatory of where you’ll be taking the book, but usually categorizes genres that are considered lighter or easier to digest. While a beach read can be a romance, chick...

If there is one thing better than listening to “The Tortured Poets Department,” it’s reading book recommendations based on it. On April 21, Taylor Swift graced us with the Tortured Poets era and the album’s aesthetics fit perfectly with literature. The books might not exactly match the song word-for-word but each of...

Whether it be buying your own copy of a book, checking it out from the library or downloading an e-book to your Kindle, there are so many ways to consume literature. Recently, many people are getting into listening to audiobooks. Long-time readers may have reservations about audiobooks. Some believe they could...

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...