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The Patriot Press

Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down

Hallie Chen, Editor In Chief November 9, 2017

After five years of silence, the author of best-selling novels, including The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, is back, but it’s not much to get excited about. John Green’s new young adult drama...

A fantastic journey through America

Sami Beers, News Editor May 6, 2014

Title: American Gods Author: Neil Gaiman Stars: 4.5/5 Summary: "A storm is coming", and Shadow seems to be caught right in the middle of it. After being released from prison Shadow learns that...

An entrancing journey to far-off lands

Sami Beers December 10, 2013

Title:  Nation Author(s): Terry Pratchett Stars:  5/5 Summary:   "Once there were many people living here, and then the wave came." (Pg 85) When a wave sweeps through a small island chain in the...

A Suspenseful Read for All-Hallows Eve

Sami Beers November 7, 2013

Title:  Raven’s Gate Author(s): Anthony Horowitz Stars:  5/5 Summary: A sinister plot is boiling under the surface of Lesser Malling, and 14-year-old Matt Freedman is caught up right in the middle...

A winter treat for the holidays

Sami Beers January 3, 2013

Title: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares   Author(s): David Levithan, Rachel Cohn   Stars: 4.5/5   Summary: Written in alternating perspectives, Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares tells the story...

For the wall flower in all of us

Sami Beers November 26, 2012

Title: Perks of Being a Wallflower   Author: Stephen Chbosky   Stars: 5/5   Summary: Charlie is a wallflower; observing things that others don’t see. Perks of Being a Wall Flower introduces...


Sami Beers October 18, 2012

Title: Divergent Author: Veronica Roth Stars: 4.5/5 Summary: Divergent is a dystopian novel about a girl named Beatrice who lives in a world that is rigidly divided into 5 groups —the selfless, the...

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