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Highlighting the LGBTQ+, BLM and Disability communities through literature

Bridget Comerford-Joyce December 17, 2020

December break is the perfect time to cozy up with a good book. After looking through book suggestions from our fantastic BHS Librarian Shannon Walters and combing the good old web, I created a personal...

‘Today Will be Different’: Maria Semple’s not-so-different novel

‘Today Will be Different’: Maria Semple’s not-so-different novel
Anna Huener, Staff Writer December 17, 2020
I picked up Today Will be Different excited, looking for a story as well-crafted as Where’d you go, Bernadette? While Semple’s latest book is witty and engaging in the same ways, it is also disappointingly similar to her previous one.

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Literature we Love: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Anna Huener September 22, 2020

One of my favorite reads this past summer was Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. Set in the late 1800s, Morgenstern’s debut novel follows the creation and story of the famous “Cirque de Reves”,...

10 books to read this Summer

10 books to read this Summer
Anna Huener June 4, 2020

While 2020 has been an obvious rollercoaster, things are starting to slow down in terms of school, and heat up in terms of weather. With even more free time comes the inevitable; boredom. Some of these...

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn
Anna Huener April 14, 2020
When one reads a story of a kidnapping, the expected result is an unsettlingly dark story. Kevin Brooks brings this disturbing effect to new levels in his novel The Bunker Diary.

Literature We Love

Literature We Love
Anna Huener March 25, 2020

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri Acclaimed author Jhumpa Lahiri is famous for her stories about family, marriage, and cultural struggle. Interpreter of Maladies, published in 1999, was...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener February 12, 2020

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith Over the past few months that I have been reviewing books, I have tended to avoid classics and older books. My logic usually includes the knowledge that these...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener December 19, 2019

Rocket Boys, Homer Hickam Homer Hickam’s October Sky is a memoir set in the 1950s West Virginia. The story takes place in coal-mining town Coalwood and is told from the perspective of high-school...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener November 20, 2019

Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Casey McQuiston’s Red, White, and Royal Blue is the gay romance novel we’ve all been waiting for. Red, White, and Royal Blue is the story of two...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener November 7, 2019

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky Stephen Chbosky captures the struggles of high school in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Published in 1999, the book has passed its 20th anniversary....

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener October 8, 2019

Afternoon of the Faun, by James Lasden For those who like a good read with a political spark, Afternoon of the Faun is a riveting story fueled by current issues. Author James Lasden writes a compelling...

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