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“The Girl on the Train” satisfies despite controversy

“The Girl on the Train” satisfies despite controversy

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2016

“The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins made it on my list for Santa this year, but not for reasons a sane person might suspect. Yes, the book will be made into a movie coming out in October, starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux. Yes, critics have hailed the book the next suspense-thriller, com...

Magic and suspense make “The Name of the Wind” an unforgettable fantasy

Magic and suspense make “The Name of the Wind” an unforgettable fantasy

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2015

“The Name of the Wind,” an epic dark fantasy novel by author Patrick Rothfuss, is one of the greatest fantasy novels I have read to date. As the first of the trilogy “The Kingkiller Chronicle,” the novel’s plot is a retelling of a hero’s life from his own perspective — in essence, a story within ...

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