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Panther Reads

Panther Reads

April 13, 2019

Welcome back to "Panther Reads," this time featuring science teacher Robin Huggins who recommends “The Lying Game” by Ruth Ware.   “I either like a book or I don’t," Huggins said. "If it does...

Panther Reads

Panther Reads

March 30, 2019

Back with another episode of “Panther Reads,” we feature AP Psychology teacher Sean Hickey as he recommends “Lord of the Rings” by J. R. R. Tolkien. “It’s essentially his masterpiece,” sa...

The one where they master romance

The one where they master romance

March 28, 2019

A staple of young adult literature is unarguably the element of romance. But anyone who claims romance is necessary for young adult literature was surely wrong. More often than not, YA authors fall short o...

Literary disaster transforms into decent teen blockbuster

Literary disaster transforms into decent teen blockbuster

March 24, 2019

Two teens destined to fall in love, but with a catch: a fatal disease, cystic fibrosis, shared by both. Along with this diagnosis comes an inability to touch each other for fear of contamination. ...

Panther Reads

Panther Reads

March 16, 2019

Welcome to Panther Reads, an all-new column dedicated to Starr’s Mill’s faculty and the books they have on their minds. Students, this is your chance to see what your teachers are reading right now....

Straight to the top

Straight to the top

February 28, 2019

Through the riveting story of a young woman following her dream of becoming a rapper, Angie Thomas’ latest novel shows how one decision can completely change your life and what people think of you. ...

‘Queen of Fantasy’ writes novel fit for a king

‘Queen of Fantasy’ writes novel fit for a king

February 14, 2019

In order to achieve greatness in the realm of fantasy fiction, there must be dynamic characters and truly awesome superpowers. Leigh Bardugo’s “King of Scars” not only includes these, but execut...

Megan Miranda strikes again

Megan Miranda strikes again

February 12, 2019

Megan Miranda might just be the new queen of thrillers. Intricate characters, mysterious motives and bloody murder all keep drawing me back in again and again. Miranda’s newest novel, “Come Find Me...

Too many characters, not enough interest

Too many characters, not enough interest

December 18, 2018

The last of book of Cassandra Clare’s latest trilogy, “The Queen of Air and Darkness,” is just as dreary and dragged out as the dreary and dragged out title might suggest. Set in a thoroughl...