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The Roundup: Bibio, About Time, and More

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi - Hedda  Do you want to read an impactful book? Homegoing will take you on a thrilling roller coaster ride, leaving you feeling enlightened, emotional, and wanting more....

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The Roundup: Fever 1793, People Like Us, and more

Harshini Velmurugan, Staff Reporter April 5, 2021

What’s better than reading some books in your free time? Here is a list of three great books that you can read in your free time from Lasso writer Harshini Velmurugan. People Like Us by Dana Mele Kay...

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The Roundup: Hozier, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and more

Tucker Ward, Staff Reporter March 21, 2021

Hozier by Hozier “We tried the world, good God, it wasn't for us,” 24-year-old Hozier wrote in his 2014 self-titled, debut album. The irish singer-songwriter blends rock, gospel, folk and blues...

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The Roundup: Next in Fashion, John Mayer, and more

Hedda Jagerskog, Staff Reporter March 8, 2021

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wow. If I could use one word to describe this book, it would be powerful. Americanah touches on countless important topics, including race, love, and identity....

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The Roundup: Punisher, Judy Blume, and more

Clara Kasik, Features Editor March 1, 2021

"Punisher" by Phoebe Bridgers The alt-rock artist Phoebe Bridgers released "Punisher" in mid-2020. The album features a unique blend of folksy instrument playing with eerie lyrics. The album is...

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The Roundup: The Wilds, Dua Lipa, and more

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

“Future Nostalgia” by Dua Lipa Although “Future Nostalgia” was released close to a year ago, Dua Lipa’s catchy lyrics and upbeat chords still get everyone on the dance floor. The album...

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The Roundup: Adrift, Alvin Zhou, and more

Hedda Jagerskog, Staff Reporter January 31, 2021

Alvin Zhou Even if you don’t particularly enjoy cooking videos, you will be hooked by Alvin Zhou’s sensational bakes. They’re aesthetic, enticing, and most importantly, mouth-watering. Alvin...

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Reading in Quarantine

Olaiya Lewis, Staff Reporter May 20, 2020

More of a book person? Looking for some great books to read in quarantine? We have a great selection for you! From dystopian adventures like Hunger Games, to thriller mysteries like One of Us is Lying,...

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Top eight books of 2018 reviewed

Olaiya Lewis, Staff Reporter December 27, 2018

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of Air #1) By Holly Black This book was loved everywhere it was published. It became #1 on GoodReads list of best books of 2018. Many people gave it 5 out of 5 stars...

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Spanish vs. English Book Review: “Of Love and Other Demons”

Daniela Montes September 27, 2017

Whenever I heard of the name Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I always imagined an old man who wrote novels with unreal plots, different literary figures,  and exceedingly descriptive paragraphs. I feared...

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One More Page: More than just a bookstore

Sigrid Edson October 20, 2016

One More Page Books, an independent bookstore located near the East Falls Church Metro, has a lot to offer to Mason students in need of a book. Its cozy interior is lined with shelves, and books cover...

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