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To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

By Jenny Han
4
Rated by
Anna S.
Jun 21, 2022

Before Laura Jean’s mother passed away, she gave her an empty hatbox to put all her secrets in. Laura Jean chose to put letters to the 5 boys she has loved. She never meant for these to be sent, but then all of the sudden the boys she wrote to are showing her the letters. Laura Jean has too much to deal with, with her sister Margot moving away, helping at home, and now sorting out her love life! The question is, what will the boys she wrote to think about the letters? Maybe there will be some relationships starting for the wrong reasons.

Teen Review
The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis

The Queen’s Gambit

By Walter Tevis
4
Rated by
Mariam S.
Mar 8, 2022

The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis is a historical fiction novel written about Beth Harmon, a young orphan with prodigious chess skills. Throughout the course of the story, she grows from that orphan to a young woman with barely any purpose in her life but chess and a crippling aptitude for self-destruction. The audience follows Beth as she matures, both as a person and at chess.

Teen Review
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm

By Leigh Bardugo
2
Rated by
Mariam S.
Jan 31, 2022

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo is the second book in the Shadow and Bone series. It’s a young adult/fantasy novel that was recently made into a Netflix show. The reader continues to follow Alina Starkov, a powerful summoner of light as she tries to evade the Darkling. The Darkling, a nearly immortal summoner of shadows, wants to use her to aid in his goal of ruling their country, Ravka.

Teen Review Jun 23, 2021

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a very entertaining and hilarious movie. The movie follows the life of a young boy named Alexander who frequently has really bad days, but when his family ignores his suffering, he makes a wish that they understand his experiences. The next day is Alexander’s birthday, which turns out to be the worst day of his family’s life. The movie details every part of the day from a fire mishap at a restaurant to a kangaroo on the loose.

Teen Review
Cover photo of the book The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

By William Goldman
5
Rated by
Taylor E.
Jan 4, 2021

William Goldman’s ​The Princess Bride​ is a story of true love, revenge, and adventure. Buttercup, a farm girl forced into royalty by her husband-to-be, Prince Humperdinck, is kidnapped by an evil genius, a giant, and the most talented swordsman in the world. Westley, Buttercup’s thought to be dead true love, must save her from her three kidnappers and her unwanted husband.

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