Welcome to Nowhere – A Story of Syria

Shortly before the Christmas break, St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School kindly distributed over 200 books to the S2 pupils, as part of the First minister’s reading challenge – […]

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REVIEW: ‘Slates’ trilogy

The ‘Slated’ trilogy was written by Terri Terry.  In a world where all people who make mistakes that don’t appear silly or accidental to the Governement have their memories wiped, […]

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REVIEW: ‘Children of Icarus’ by Caighlan Smith

Daniel Ingyang In the town where they worship Icarus, everyone is taught that the gods were jealous of the angels, and so captured all of them but one who they […]

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Year In Review : Nicola Sturgeon Visit

Ava Barrett | Reporter As we take a look back at the wonderful year our school has had, we reflect fondly upon some of the big days we have shared. […]

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Books For Christmas

Robyn Bolger | Reporter If you’re struggling to find a Christmas present for a well-known  bookworm, here are some recommendations that Waterstones have suggested: Crime books seem to have been […]

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Review: Everything, Everything

Robyn Bolger | Reporter Everything, Everything was written by  Nicola Yoon and is about a young girl who suffers from a disease which prevents her from going outside. When Madeline […]

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The Haunting of Jessop Rise Review

Daniel Ingyang | Reporter The Haunting of Jessop Rise, by Danny Weston, is a mysterious horror novel for teenagers, set in the 1850s. The book is about William, a 14-year-old […]

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Book review: Beautiful Creatures

Robyn Bolger | Reporter Beautiful creatures is an imaginative story written by Kamie Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Casters, Incubuses, Seers, Keepers, Waywards, Sirens and Mortals keep the story moving.  There […]

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Book review: ‘Matched’

Robyn Bolger | Reporter The ‘Matched’ series by Ally Condie is about a world that is run by the ‘Society’. Nobody knows how to write, everything is done through a […]

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REVIEW: ‘I Capture the Castle’ By Dodie Smith

‘I capture the castle’ is quite an old book written by Dodie Smith but is rewritten in modern English language.  It is about a young girl called Cassandra that lives […]

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Read All About It: The Maze Runner

Robyn Bolger | Writer The maze Runner series, written by James Dashner, is about a group of people who are brainwashed and sent up to an arena within the centre of a […]

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REVIEW: Horror Flick “IT” Makes Chilling Return

Leia Granger | Reviews Editor Holly Cochrane | Special Featurette 27 years after the original movie was released, director Andy Muschietti decided it was time to revisit our old friend Pennywise, […]

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REVIEW: Dystopian Thriller ‘Divergent’

Robyn Bolger and Annalouise Costello | Reporters Divergent is a highly recommended book written by New York bestselling author, Veronica Roth, later adapted into a movie due to it’s popular […]

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Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Erin Seils | After reading the book many years ago, I was captivated by Mark Haddon’s portrayal of Christopher Boone, a peculiar boy with “Behavioural Problems”, a profound interest in […]

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