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Read a book, celebrate National Book Month

Read a book, celebrate National Book Month

January 1, 2018

Alice must navigate through Wonderland to try and find her way home – seeking advice from a hookah-smoking caterpillar

Read a book, celebrate National Book Month

Read a book, celebrate National Book Month

January 1, 2018

Baggins, who is at first looked down upon because of his small stature, becomes a hero in the story as he endures life challenges and does not give up.

International Author Discussion: A Closer look with Fabienne Josephat of Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow

International Author Discussion: A Closer look with Fabienne Josephat of Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow

November 2, 2016

On Nov. 2, the International Education Department Pierce College held an author discussion with Fabienne Jo...

DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

June 15, 2016

“I look down at it and know without question: I love this world.  But there’s something miss...

Girl on the Train Review: A Suspenseful Story of Mistrust and Mystery

Girl on the Train Review: A Suspenseful Story of Mistrust and Mystery

February 24, 2016

For those who enjoyed Gone Girl (2012) or its blockbuster film adaptation, meet its younger, alcoholic ...

The Art of Pretending to be a Grown up

Aaryn Kornbau, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

YouTube sensation Grace Helbig, from “It’s Grace”, has published a book. Helbig is one of the few YouTuber’s to make a franchise off of their name and publish a book in the past year. In this “how to” self-help book, Helbig discusses young adult issues like job interviews, first dates, and how to throw an adult...

Green Arrow hits his mark in Vol.5 of comic relaunch

Gavin Moore, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

Oliver Queen’s badass alter ego, Green Arrow, has been busy, from CW’s “Arrow” on TV to the “Trinity War,” an 11-issue comic book story arc. His new start in The New 52 (a relaunch by DC Comics of its entire line of superhero books) was a bit rocky – that is until Green Arrow Vol 5: the Outsiders War. This is w...

‘ Flashpoint’ creates an altered DC Comics universe

Gavin Moore, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

The New 52 (DC Comics’ 2011 relaunch of their line of superhero books) began with “Flashpoint,” a crossover story arc that concluded with a radically altered DC universe, the basis of The New 52.   One of the great ideas that comics have been exploring is the multiverse, where anything can happen. This story follows...

Flashpoint takes us back

Gavin Moor, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2015

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

Now the New 52 has been going on for a few years but this week we go to the event that started it, Flashpoint. One of the great ideas that comics have been exploring is the multiverse, where anything can happen.  This story follows the Flash after he ran back in time and saved his mother from being murdered, and in doing that...

Spiderverse: a World to Marvel in

Gavin Moore, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2015

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

The spider-verse is an intense tangled web of multidimensional beings surviving by eating the souls of those who hold the power of the spider, or spider totems as they’re referred to. But to us it means spider-men and women from across the multiverse. This multiverse is woven by the master weaver, slave to the multi-dimensional...

Not That Kind of Girl

Aaryn Kornbau, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

Filed under A&E, Book Reviews

As the title states Lena Dunham is “Not That Kind of Girl” and evidently she’s not that kind of author either. In the preface of this book Ms. Dunham explains that the book will not be an advisory book but, a collection of her stories, telling readers of weird and unusual situations she’s gotten herself into. While she...

Book Review: “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban”

January 23, 2014

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Michael Parks Contributing Writer Earlier this month, a 14-year-old boy in Pakistan sacrificed his life when he scuffled with a suicide bomber intent on blowing up the boy’s school. The teenager grabbed the bomber, who then detonated his vest. It is reminiscent of another brave Pakistani named Malala Yousafzai, whose...

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