Category books

The Issues With “13 Reasons Why”

Earlier this year, the mini-series Thirteen Reasons Why became available to stream on Netflix. Popularity for the show rose exponentially as more and more people watched it. The internet was full of mixed reviews, and my friends gave me conflicting opinions on it as well. I had no intention of watching the show, as I […]

20 Years of Harry Potter

My story begins before I was born in 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone had just been released, and quickly began gaining popularity. My dad worked at a public school and the teacher that taught grade six across the hall had watched a segment on 20/20 about this new book that was blowing up. […]

aliebns

This week I received Jonny Sun’s first novel, “everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too: a book” in the mail. I had pre-ordered it in the fall when Jonny first announced its release on Twitter. His account, @jonnysun, takes the form of a journal of an alien (or, “aliebn”) that has come to Earth […]