The Paw Print

Reading the key to long life

A man rests with his dog while reading a book at the Naples Botanical Gardens in Naples, Fla.

Krista Rice, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

When you hear the word ‘read’ what is your reaction? Reading shouldn’t be a chore, it should be a hobby. As a book lover, it upsets me when people say they “hate to read.” I believe that everyone can enjoy reading if they find the right book for them. Some people just don’t take t...

Book Talk: March

Lori Goldstein, author of Becoming Jinn. Taken from Lord Goldstein Books official website.


March 17, 2015

Book Title: BECOMING JINN Author: Lori Goldstein Category/Genre: YA Fantasy Release Date: April 21st, 2015 Summary: Forget everything you thought you knew about genies! Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight her body lengthens, her olive skin deepens, and her eyes glisten gold...

Book Talk: January

Book Talk: January


January 6, 2015

YOUNG ADULT FICTION - IF YOU LIKED, TRY, WHY IF YOU LIKED If I Stay by Gayle Foreman TRY I Was Here by Gayle Foreman Many fans of Gayle Forman’s emotional and stunning debut, If I Stay, have eagerly been waiting for her next contemporary YA, and the month of release is finally here. I Was He...

Leaving Time marks another successful novel by author Jodi Picoult

Photo of author and book cover both taken from Jodi Picoult official website.

ALLISON NG, Guest Contributor

January 6, 2015

Recently released in bookstores across the nation, Jodi Picoult’s Leaving Time is a novel any avid reader should add to their list. With its unique blend of scientific facts and a story narrated in a witty, teenage voice, Leaving Time introduces Picoult’s newest approach to realistic fiction, and ...

Book Reviews: November


November 15, 2014

SIDE BY SIDE BOOK REVIEWS IF YOU ENJOYED: The Maze Runner by James Dashner TRY: Blackbird by Anna Carey BECAUSE:  At least when Thomas woke up in the Glade, he knew his name. In Anna Carey’s YA Thriller, Blackbird, a girl wakes up on a train and she doesn’t know anything about herself. T...

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