Three life lessons we can learn from Tolkien’s The Hobbit

Hobbiton, the home of Bilbo Baggins

Megan James, Book Reviewer

October 21, 2016

Back in 1937, there once was a man named J. R. R. Tolkien who ended up crafting one of the most timeless, cherished stories of all time; a book that encouraged readers of all ages to imagine a world unlike any other-- a world with fire-breathing dragons and grumbling goblins and stubborn dwarves. It’s a ...

FICTIONAL NOVEL: ‘With Eyes She Couldn’t See’ – Chapter 1

FICTIONAL NOVEL: ‘With Eyes She Couldn’t See’ - Chapter 1

Noelia Aguirre, Novelist

October 15, 2016

Noelia Aguirre is writing a full-length fictional novel for her senior project class. Tune in every few weeks to see another excerpt from her novel as she continues write away!

Tartt’s The Goldfinch is a must read

Donna Tartt's novel is a must read for all coming-of-age enthusiasts

Emily Prezioso, Book Reviewer

September 30, 2016

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 and is Ms. Tartt’s third novel. The book begins with a terrorist bombing at a New York City art museum. Thirteen-year-old Theo survives, but unfortunately his mother perishes. Moments before the attack, Theo and his mother, an avid art ...