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Faculty Book Reviews

Here’s what some of Brentwood School’s faculty have been reading! Mr. Becker – This Beautiful Life┬áby Helen Schulman “I liked this novel about a 15-year old boy, in private school, who is sent an explicit video by a girl who … Continue reading

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Senior Displays in the Library

Before leaving, a handful of seniors made displays of their favorite books in the library. Enjoy their “sexy selections!”

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Book Recommendation: Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben Macintyre This tells the (true) story of an Allied operation during World War II to mislead the Nazis about an … Continue reading

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Student Book Recommendation: Box Office Poison

Box Office Poison by Alex Robinson This is a great graphic novel which follows the lives of about 6 people (mainly centering around one) as they lead their sub-par lives. It sounds boring. It isn’t. It’s a tiny bit graphic, … Continue reading

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Teacher Book Recommendation – Cleopatra: A Life

Mr. Schuhl: A great new biography by Stacy Schiff that took a set of facts which I largely already knew and yet still made me see this person in an entirely new light. Since Cleopatra was on the losing side … Continue reading

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Student Recommendation: Keeping the Moon

Congratulations to Porshad, our first student reviewer on InfoEagles! Stay tuned to discover more student and faculty recommendations, and please submit recommendations to Ms. Abarbanel when you read a book you like! In Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen, a … Continue reading

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Book Review: For Keeps by Natasha Friend

Although the story is somewhat predictable, I couldn’t put this book down! I wanted to know how Josie and her mom were going to work out the news that Josie’s paternal grandparents, who don’t know of her existence, moved back … Continue reading

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Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr

Will Kanye West’s reputation ever recover from his antics at the VMA’s? Does he regret his behavior? Have you ever regretted something, wondering if your community will ever be able to forget it so you can move past it? In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Methland

Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding I keep reading books about meth, and I keep finding myself engrossed in the stories. Methland starts where Beautiful Boy and Tweak leave off. Those books are … Continue reading

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People of the Book

I am only halfway through this fascinating novel, which has been on the Times bestseller list for months, but I have to share it with you NOW. Why? Because it is a mystery about an old, a centuries old Haggadah … Continue reading

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