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‘Maze Runner’ brings novel to life

‘Maze Runner’ brings novel to life

By Josh Mesick, St. Louis Park HS, St. Louis Park, Minn.

September 26, 2014

The only thing with more twists and turns than Wes Ball’s “The Maze Runner” is the labyrinth itself.

‘Ostrich’ provides matter-of-fact hope

‘Ostrich’ provides matter-of-fact hope

By Sydney McCabe, Middletown HS South, Middletown, N.J.

April 25, 2014

Matt Greene’s near constant play on words, coupled with a surprisingly hilarious and unique approach to the woes of life as a teenager in the 21st century, give his first novel, "Ostrich," all the makings of a classic. Through a stream of consciousness elaborated by parentheses, protagonist Alex examines...