Category Archives: Books

“Roseblood”: Phantom’s Teen Tale

By Andrea Gribble ’18 The myth. The legend. The Opera Ghost. Whatever you want to call him, he lives. There is no doubt that “The Phantom of the Opera” written…

“The Great American Whatever” A Great American Read

By Draelyn Turner ’19 The Great American Whatever was written and published by Tim Federle in 2016. Federle has written many children’s books, including Better Nate than Never and Tommy…

Photo Credit: Alexis Johnson '19

Rowling’s “Cursed Child” Breathes New Yet Familiar Light into the Series

Chloe Kauffman ’18 When J.K. Rowling announced the release of a nex t-generation Harry Potter story, the entire Harry Potter generation cried tears of joy, quite literally. Growing up a…

PHOTOGRAPH BY TERRENCE ANTONIO JAMES/CHICAGO TRIBUNE (September 18)

Harper Lee sequel to ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ coming in July

By Brittny Mejia Los Angeles Times   (TNS)—A recently discovered novel by Harper Lee will be published in July, her first since her acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published…

A Holiday Guide to (Some) ‘Doctor Who’ Books

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)–There are a plethora of books aimed directly at fans of the BBC classic TV show “Doctor Who” this Christmas. The Doctor is a…

I Am Malala Inspires Action

By Tiffany Dimm ’16 A little over a year ago, then fifteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot on her school bus for using her voice on behalf of education rights. A…

City of Awesome!

By Rachel Ashmore ‘14 “City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare, published in March 2007, explores New York from the view of the Shadowhunters, who keep the peace between themselves and…