The Independent

‘The Institute’ review

‘The Institute’ review

November 5, 2019

Stephen King’s new book, “The Institute,” tells the story of Luke, a 12-year-old boy who is kidnap...

'The Testaments' Review

‘The Testaments’ Review

October 8, 2019

In her newest work, novelist Margaret Atwood answers the many questions left by one of her most famous ...

Book Smart

Booksmart Review

August 5, 2019

By my own admittance, I have never been a fan of the teen high school comedies. I feigned a few laughs...

Children of Blood and Bone Review

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

May 16, 2018

“Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi has been gaining recognition for the way it weaves African folklore and mythology into an epic fantasy. It tells the story of Zelie, who is sent on a journey to bring magic back to the world of Orisha. Magic has been gone from the land for years after the evil king eradicated ...

Alicia Eler described her book at the event held at the Women and Children First bookstore in Chicago

Sex, Privacy and Culture: ‘ The Selfie Generation’

January 30, 2018

In recent years the world has been taken over by the selfie; a picture that someone takes of themselve...

Love, heartache and sacrifice are themes that both the book and movie have in common.

‘Me Before You’: When Love is Actually Being Selfish

June 21, 2016

As Louisa Clark (Emilia Clarke) scurries away from William Traynor—played by the yummy Sam Claflin—while...

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