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Book Review: Crooked Kingdom

Book Review: Crooked Kingdom

Tyson Dalton, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Showcase, Top Stories

Kaz and his group of theives and gang members are betrayed and are forced to hide Kuwei from the merchant concil. The rest of the Grishaverse are in the balence with a drug named Jurda Parem. Will a drug that could end lives be unleashed or will they stop it. Genre: Fantasy Fiction Pages: 560 ...

Book Review: Different Seasons

Book Review: Different Seasons

Malachi Muzichuck, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


Filed under Books, Top Stories

Different Seasons is a hypnotic collection of four novellas from Stephen King bound together by the changing of seasons, each taking on the theme of a journey with strikingly different tones and characters.  The stories told within this book are: "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," "Apt Pup...

Book Review: Six of Crows

Book Review: Six of Crows

Tyson Dalton, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018


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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Kaz and his gang of Thieves and Assassins are chosen to do an impossible heist. They accept the challenge and take on the Ice Court. This heist will put their relationships and their trust for one another to the test. Will they succeed, or will they fail and be locked up? Re...

Scythe: Book Review

Scythe: Book Review

Miralhi Taylor-Martin, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Rowan and Citra are kids who blend into the background. Until one fateful day when they are chosen to be an apprentice to a Scythe. Scythes are bringers of death in this time, for death has been conquered. Neither of these teens want this role, which qualifies them for the job right away.  Rowan and...

Landslide: A Song Inspired Short Story

Hannah Steines-Wolfson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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  *This short story is inspired by Fall Out Boy's "The Last of the Real Ones."  The song lyrics are italicized.* “Nona?” he called out, unable to find her.   I was just an only child of the universe, And then I found you, And then I found you.   “Nona!...

Creative Writing Contest Winners

Olivia Gnad

April 11, 2018


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Quaker Valley Middle School’s QV Ink Newspaper is proud to announce the winner of the Creative Writing Contest. Congratulations to Amelia Kain, who won first place with her short story submission of “Trip Wolf” and to Angi Krebs, who won second place with her submission of “My Long Story”!...

Stranger than Fanfiction Book Review

Stranger than Fanfiction Book Review

Mareena Musser, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Stranger than Fanfiction By: Chris Colfer Number of Pages: 295 Cash Carter is a famous young adult, of the hit show Wiz Kids. A fan jokingly invites him on a cross-country road trip with him and his three best friends, and Cash oddly accepts. Cash learns about each character through the s...

Creative Writing Contest Spotlight Winnter: Trip Wolf

Amelia Kain, Creative Writer

March 15, 2018


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Trip Wolf Written by Amelia Kain I am late. I am very, very late, and the wolves are coming out. Let me start by telling you a bit about my scenario. I live in a world unlike yours, where humans and wolves are equal. The humans can have the daytime, as was decided long ago, and the wolves the nigh...

Creative Writing Contest Spotlight Winner: My Long Story

Anji Krebs, Creative Writer

March 15, 2018


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My Long Story Written by Anji Krebs I was young and I don’t remember much from when I was small, but I remember my mother. She was so lovely and sweet, and my father was strong but gentle around me. We lived in a wonderful house in a beautiful town. My life was perfect until one day it change...

A quick peek at Drowned City

A quick peek at Drowned City

Ben Fichtl, Critic

November 21, 2016


Filed under Books, Video

Ben Fichtl gives the lowdown on Drowned City, a 2017 Battle of the Books Title.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child brings back the magic, but something feels off

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child brings back the magic, but something feels off

Kat Coates, Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Books

Expelliarmus! Get that iPhone out of your hands and go pick up Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! This weekend, Fantastic Beasts may be the most popular way to return to the wizarding world, but you do not need to go to the movies to bring back the magic of Harry Potter that has been missed since...

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