For fans of: Sherlock, Elementary, Sherlock Holmes James Watson has grown up hearing about Charlotte Holmes and her adventures solving crimes with Scotland Yard. So when he’s unceremoniously shipped to the very Connecticut boarding school she attends, the one bright spot is that he’ll finally get to meet her. But when students start being murdered in … Continue reading Review: A Study in Charlotte
Recommended for: Tumblr aficionados, fans of The Princess Bride and Firefly Supervillain Ballister Blackheart wasn’t looking for a sidekick. Ever since he lost his arm in a joust-gone-awry with his former friend (and maybe more) Sir Goldenloin, Blackheart has kept himself to himself. But when spunky shape-shifter Nimona shows up in his lab, she gives Blackheart no … Continue reading Book review: Nimona
Today marks the last day of President Barack Obama's eight years in office. Arguably the most well-read president in modern history, Obama's administration has been shaped by the many, many books he's read. The New York Times recently published an article in which he described the role that reading has played in his career, both … Continue reading Read Like a President
Happy Tuesday Rebels! We hope you had a relaxing three-day weekend. We are now a full week into spring semester (how time flies). However, there are still a LOT of students who have library books checked out from last semester. If you are one of these students, please bring back your books. We're glad you … Continue reading Reminder: turn in your books!
Happy 2017 Rebel Readers! We hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing break, preferably full of warm socks and good books. The beginning of a new year is a time at which many of us get a little self-reflective, asking "How can I be better?" The answer, of course, is by reading! We've put together … Continue reading Reading resolutions
Recommended for: fans of Stranger Things, music lovers Set in Mexico City, Signal to Noise alternates between 1988 and 2009, weaving the story of Mercedes “Meche” Vega. In 1988, Meche is a teenager: lonely, awkward, and obsessed with music. In 2009, Meche is a successful programmer living in Norway, home for her estranged father’s funeral. As … Continue reading Review: Signal to Noise
Recommended for: fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, lovers of musical theater (especially Sweeney Todd) There’s something a little…different…about the new school librarian. Something about his good looks, or the way he asks students to call him by his first name, or how he sprouts wings and murders teachers has 16 year-old Cynthia Rothschild on … Continue reading Review: Evil Librarian
There are new books in the library! New titles include: New series (Harry Potter, Throne of Glass, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, etc.) New nonfiction (My Name is Malala) New graphic novels (March, Ouran High School Host Club, new DC and Marvel titles) There will be more new arrivals next semester, but we have not finished … Continue reading New books
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