A review by Teen Blogger, Malk | Most people would do anything to get into the Magisterium and pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. Callum Hunt does not want to be a magician. He has been told his whole life that he should never trust a magician. And so, he tries his best to do his worst—and fails at failing.
Written by Isabel, Technology Intern, Bedford Library (Summer 2018) | Whether you’re applying for your first job (or your fifth), taking the time and effort to write a complete, professional resume will show you’re serious about the position. Follow my guidelines and tips, and you can hopefully land yourself the job you want.
A review by Teen Blogger, Hannah | The Alchemist is the story of a boy called Santiago who gives up his simple life as a shepherd to pursue his true desire and treasure. Paulo Coelho is a very highly respected author and The Alchemist is considered a masterpiece, highly praised around the world. Which is why I struggled to understand why I took quite a disliking to this book.
A creative writing piece by Teen Blogger, Terry | 00:06 | 1: Hello? how did I get here? hello? | 00:31 | 1: who are you? | 2: I don't know, I just got here. | 00:36 | 1: me too. | 2: what is this place.
A review by Teen Blogger, Timothy | "Although the story of Fullmetal Alchemist can be a difficult one to follow, it is well worth the read. The reason I say this is because not only does it look at the idea of ‘What if we could achieve immortality?,’ or ‘What if we could resurrect the dead?’, but it also shows the potential and very real dangers of such feats."
A review by Teen Blogger, Malk | "I finished this book with an entirely new perspective I will carry with me in the future." I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that I’ve witnessed a YA book truly begin to change the world. And if you’ve already read (or re-read multiple times, like me) The Hate U Give, then you’ll understand why. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this YA novel puts us in the shoes of Starr Carter, an unforgettable girl faced with tragedy and choices that, unfortunately, are much too common...
A review by Teen Blogger, Malk | By now, half of the world already knows about the sad, funny, and absolutely beautiful book and movie, Wonder. I don’t think that anyone has not heard of the book or the movie, they are both just groundbreaking! You are inhumane and live under a rock if you haven’t even heard of the book. Wonder is a book and movie about a boy called August (Auggie) Pullman who was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a regular school...
It Came from the Second Floor Teen Podcast | On this month's episode, we're talking all things cosplay as we relive Mini Con 2018. And, we discuss the more challenging details of surviving a zombie apocalypse.
By Teen Blogger, Malk | This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget. Everyone knows the story of Cinderella. At this point, I have read so many versions of it that I had a tough time just picking up the book the first time I saw it. Yet, the further I read, the more I was delighted. This book was...
It Came from the Second Floor Teen Podcast | On this month's episode, we’re chatting with a bestselling author, judging local authentic Korean food, and sharing tips for keeping your chill during exam time.