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Book column: Women’s history month

Brianna Rendon March 20, 2017

In honor of Women's History Month, here are a few of books that could be read over spring break to keep you entertained. “My Not So Perfect Life” by Sophie Kinsella includes main character...

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Weekly book column: dystopian novels

Joceline Barron February 17, 2017

Post-President Donald Trump's inauguration, dystopian books have been in high demand. 1. "1984" by George Orwell. The popular dystopian novel is about Winston Smith who lives in Oceania, which is overseen...

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Weekly Book Column: Black History Month

Nathan Hickling February 1, 2017

February brings the works of significant African American authors who have contributed immeasurably to their craft. In honor of Black History Month, here are five masterpieces from some of the finest crafters.“Their...

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Weekly Book Column: ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Heather Smith January 23, 2017

The Baudelaires children's misery is explored throughout a series of 13 novels titled "A Series of Unfortunate Events" written by Lemony Snicket with illustrations by Brett Helquist. Having gained much...

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Weekly Book Column: ‘Sherlock Holmes’

Heather Smith January 16, 2017

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the books featuring the famous "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his loyal partner Dr. John Watson from the late 1800s to early 1900s, and somehow, they have proven...

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