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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympian’s: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

    Percy Jackson and the Olympian’s: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

    Reviewed by Anais This book is part of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. The Lightning Thief is about Percy Jackson, who is what one would call a troublesome kid. He is always getting into fights and kicked out of school. Then, his whole life makes sense when he finds out he is a […]

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  • Video Game Review: Jump Force

    Video Game Review: Jump Force

    Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment Reviewed by Jaydah Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Release Date: February 15, 2019 Genre: Fighting/Adventure The game is about anime fighting, and action. This story is also about your character, and his or her adventure. The characters, the anime fighting, and the action are my favorite part […]

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  • Music Review: Dandelions by Ruth B

    Music Review: Dandelions by Ruth B

    Reviewed by Jaydah Genre: Hip-hop and Rap The song Dandelions has very good quality. I think the lyrics of the song are very nice. Ruth. B performs it very well and her voice is always smooth on some of the higher notes. My opinion on the song Dandelions is very good because it’s a song […]

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  • Music Review: T R A P S O U L by Bryson Tiller

    Music Review: T R A P S O U L by Bryson Tiller

    Reviewed by Jaydah Genre: R&B/Soul This is the best album for people with relationship problems or who have been dumped. I personally have never been in a relationship or been dumped, but the music is a vibe. This is my favorite artist and he got me on the road of loving R&B music. He changed […]

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  • Movie Review: Home Alone

    Movie Review: Home Alone

    Creator: Chris Columbus Reviewed by Jaydah This movie is about a kid named Kevin who feels ignored by his large extended family. While everyone is getting ready for a Christmas vacation in Paris, Kevin gets in trouble, is banished to the attic overnight, and wishes his family would just disappear. They end up leaving him […]

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  • Book Review: The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

    Book Review: The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

    Reviewed by Jaydah The Outsiders is about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy named Ponyboy Curtis. It talks about his struggles with right and wrong in a society in which he believes he is an outsider. The thing that makes The Outsiders such an amazing book is the characters and their relationships. […]

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  • Video Game Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II

    Video Game Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II

    Reviewed by: Anonymous Publisher: Activision Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Wii U Release Date: November 12, 2012 Genre: FPS (First-person shooter) Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is about a villain named Raul Menendez that hijacks the U.S Military infrastructure to further his own goals in the year 2025. I love this game, […]

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  • Book Review: March Forward, Girl by Melba Patillo Beals

    Book Review: March Forward, Girl by Melba Patillo Beals

    Reviewed by Anais March Forward, Girl is about the author, Melba’s, life before becoming one of the Little Rock Nine. It displays her life as a young black girl in the 60s. The book is very informative and shocking. The characters seem like they might have been part of my family. I would recommend this […]

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  • Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast: a 30th Celebration

    Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast: a 30th Celebration

    Creator: Hamish Hamilton Reviewed by Anais This Beauty and the Beast celebration is based on the original animated movie, but all the musical numbers are sung by real life singers. They show a different side of the beloved tale. The movie is amazing. I loved it. The musical numbers are beautifully sung. The dancers and […]

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  • Television Show Review: Your Lie in April

    Television Show Review: Your Lie in April

    Creator: Naoshi Arakawa Reviewed by Anais Your Lie in April is about a high school boy named Kousei Arima who loses his ability to play the piano when his mother dies. A bright, happy girl named Kaori Miyazono helps him grieve and gets him to play again. Your Lie in April was amazing and very […]

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