Staff Pick: Con Academy

Will Shea has been accepted into one of the most prestigious schools in the entire country. Only the richest and brightest are accepted to Connaughton Academy. Will was graciously accepted on scholarship and is from a small remote area part of the Marshall Islands. At least that’s what he wants them to believe. Will, really […]

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Game On at Kingshighway!

Looking for a way to brighten your Mondays once it’s back to the books after winter break? Head over to the Kingshighway Branch for gaming with the newest consoles – Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4! What better way to get amped for the week than a little competition with your friends and fellow […]

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a great book to read over the holidays. I can see why it has remained so popular for 173 years. It’s very action-packed and so descriptive that you have no choice but to feel like part of the scene! Scrooge’s story is a great representation of what it means to find […]

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Romeo and Juliet

Although the fall semester is coming to a close, I found myself reading a bit of classic literature. Everyone knows the tragic Shakespearean play Romeo and Juliet. Most have not seen it in the way that author and illustrator Gareth Hinds presents it. In this graphic novel, we see the Montagues and Capulets portrayed as […]

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is an action packed yet horrifying book. The story is set in the mid 1900s during a World War. A British plane carrying multiple middle school teens crashes into an uninhabited island, killing all of the adults on board. The teens are initially separated from each other, but two of them, […]

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Kiss of Deception

The Kiss of Deception is an amazing young adult fantasy novel. It is book 1 of 3 in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles series. There is an amazing mix of adventure, romance, suspense and action to look forward to! One thing about this novel that I really love is how it hooked me. I don't […]

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Surviving the Applewhites

I personally would recommend readers to engage in the Surviving the Applewhites series. I’ve read it once before and I think it would be a great experience reading about a former delinquent boy moving into a strict yet crazy family. A boy named Jake Semple is living with the Applewhites because he has gotten kicked […]

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Boy in the Black Suit

Boy in the Black Suit Mama gone, Daddy suped-up on alcohol Kids staring at me weird as I walk down the hall Funeral crashing, carrying caskets Looking for the closest person to the dead relative, so their pain I bask in Meet a girl named Lovey whose name changed twice Found a lack of hurt […]

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Call of Duty

My favorite game is Call of Duty. It is a first person shooter. The objective is to kill as many as you can and not get killed yourself. There is a game mode where it is every man for himself. There is also another where you get one bullet to kill with and you can […]

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Tiger’s Curse

I recommend the book Tiger’s Curse. The book is about a girl named Kelsey. She is going to work at a circus to “tiger sit” a white tiger named Bihren or Ren for short. Kelsey finds out that Ren is actually a man with a curse put on him. So, Kelsey and Ren set out […]

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