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Classic Horror Reviews: Carrie by Stephen King

[Betlehem Fekade | Innovation Editor] As Stephen King’s first published novel, one does expect great things from Carrie. I suppose you would also expect it to lack the intricate touches that an author develops over time; however I cannot say that the quality of Carrie is any lesser for it being the starting point of a career that would span four decades, fifty books, sixty movies, and counting. The book is told in what would become King’s standard third person narrative, with

Book Review: Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Editor] Bone Gap is one of those books that is so good it leaves you almost speechless. Not only does it have one of the most original and compelling plots I’ve ever read but lyrically, the Laura Ruby’s words are stunningly beautiful – almost poetry. Laura Ruby is spellbindingly adept at spinning this tale, creating enough mystery and intrigue to keep the reader constantly on their toes. “Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps—gaps to trip you up, gaps

The Hunger Games review: May the odds be ever in your favour!

[Chloe Burrowes | Contributing Writer] The Hunger Games’ fans worldwide can breathe a sigh of relief, as the much anticipated third film was just as good as expected. Fast paced, feisty and full of eye candy, The Hunger Games is one of the most thrilling film series of all time. The story is set in Panem, a nation formed of the wealthy Capitol region and the 12 poorer districts that mostly live in poverty. The Hunger Games themselves is an annual televised event where one boy