With graduation just around the corner, I was curious to find out what some of our seniors were planning on doing in the near future. Find out what New West Charter’s first graduating class will be up to! “I want to go to school to become a Zoologist, majoring in wild life ecology.” -Jaylen P. … Continue reading What’s next for New West’s Class of 2016?
Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer is the epitome of an adventurous mystery, packed with action, riddles, and a heated love interest. Julep Dupree may seem like your average sophomore attending the prestigious private school of St. Agatha, but this is far from the truth. This average school girl persona is only one of … Continue reading Trust Me, I’m Lying By Elizabeth Summer
Finding Paris by Joy Preble is an action-packed adventure, that takes a journey through the main characters’ lives, along with a road trip to discover what lies ahead. Two sisters, Leo and Paris Hollings, have an unbreakable bond and need to rely on one another for their mother is too caught up … Continue reading Finding Paris by Joy Preble Review
Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid is a bittersweet story of the adventures four teens face when they meet the one-of-a-kind, renowned Leila. Told in five different parts, each teen who encounters Leila on her road trip, is saved and forever changed by her presence. Swooping abruptly into each of their … Continue reading Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid Review
Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer is a staggeringly simple, yet intricate book about Jamaica Gallahue, a teen who has experienced life anything but ordinarily. After a devastating loss of her boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield, Jam is sent to attend school at The Wooden Barn to help deal with her “lingering effects of trauma.” School being the last thing … Continue reading Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer Review
Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas is both an endearing and lighthearted book, that embraces mystery and humor. Chloe Novak is your simple teenage girl, head over heels for her crush, Tyson, working a job at her local grocery story, GoodFoods, and trying to merely survive high school. Nothing in her life is … Continue reading Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas
Free To Fall by Lauren Miller is the epitome of a futuristic novel, packed with thrilling suspense and a seemingly perfect romance. Set decades in the future, Rory, your average high school student, lives in a world where technology dictates decisions, and an app known as ‘Lux’ has become the puppeteer of choice and judgment. … Continue reading Free To Fall by Lauren Miller
Falling into Place by Amy Zhang is a tragically powerful novel about Liz Emerson and her heart wrenching view of life. The novel starts with Liz testing death by running her Mercedes off the road, hoping it will be the last action she ever takes. Instantly after, the reader is taken on a … Continue reading Book Review: Falling Into Place