To Kill A Mockingbird: A Review and A Protest

By Sathya Siva

Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.

– To Kill A Mockingbird, 1960

I first read Harper Lee’s famous novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, a couple of months ago. For those who aren’t familiar with the award-winning story, it was first published in 1960 and has since become one of the great classics of American literature. 

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A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Book Review

Elizabeth Skinner

“No ‘allegedly,’ no ‘might have,’ no ‘probably,’ no ‘most likely.’ He did it, they say. Sal killed Andie. But I’m not so sure”

– A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is about an investigation of a murder-turned-suicide. Allegedly, Sal Singh killed his high school girlfriend, Andie Bell, then killed himself.  Everyone in their small town believes that narrative, except for Pip. For her end-of-year school project, she decides to crack open this devastating case again and find out the truth.

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