Friday, February 26, 2021

Kayla Whittle

‘Remembrance’ reminisces on the past

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Have you ever reflected on a book series years after finishing it and wished for one more installment in order to...

‘Reign’ starts strong but falters

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Darkness — that’s all Luna has ever known. After an eclipse overtook the sun, the world was left with only one...

Short story series, ‘Stars Above,’ sparkles

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Nearly everyone knows the story of “Cinderella.” Across the globe, there are variations of the story that have emerged from past...

‘5th Wave’ packs a punch

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer  Alien invasions. Families separated. An apocalyptic world. Hearing these descriptions might bring to mind any of the terrible (or terribly entertaining)...

New novel explores Norse myth

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer In a world where mythological creatures and Norse gods like Loki and Thor truly exist, 16-year-old Magnus Chase is just dying...

‘Pan’ brings whimsy to theaters

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. In theaters now is the proclaimed prequel to...

‘Inside’ the adolescent mind

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer It’s safe to assume that nowadays anyone you meet will have watched at least one Pixar film, if not a dozen....

New YA novel focuses on real people

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Whether you’ve heard of Patrick Ness or are just looking for a new book to read, “The Rest of Us Just...

‘Things We Know By Heart’ leaves no impact

It appears a recent trend in the young-adult publishing industry is to push forward countless novels that center their plots around tragedy. Jessi Kirby’s “Things We Know by Heart” is an interesting take on this current theme, as it seems to take place after the traumatic incidents that would typically take center stage in other novels.

‘Challenger Deep’ is a completely captivating novel

Whether you’ve been a fan of Neal Shusterman or you’ve never heard of the author, you’ll quickly be enraptured by “Challenger Deep.”

‘Museum’ ends trilogy with powerful nostalgia

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” is the end of a beloved trilogy that began in 2006. The film again follows the misadventures of Larry Daley (Ben Stiller), only this time, the tablet that brings everything in the museum to life at night begins to lose its power. This leads Larry to London to find the Egyptian pharaoh (Ben Kingsley) who originally created the tablet. But of course, he can’t accomplish anything on his own. Many familiar faces are there along the way to help him in his journey, including a few fun appearances of characters from the first movie.

Ewing’s debut novel, ‘Jewel,’ lacks serious sparkle

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Imagine a city surrounded by an ocean and separated into several layers, ranging from poverty to the Jewel, the heart of...

‘Big Hero 6’ contains Disney magic for all ages

By Kayla Whittle Staff Writer Disney’s latest animated feature “Big Hero 6” doesn’t have princesses or fairy tales. Instead, five superhero geniuses and one very loveable...

‘Maze Runner’ film stays true to original novel

By Kayle Whittle Staff Writer  James Dashner’s “The Maze Runner” captivated audiences as a young adult novel, yet failed to make a big splash with critics...

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