Staff Picks: Favorite Books 

Annika Schmidt | Editor in Chief 

     “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott; “She Said” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey; “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. 

Cambrea Schrank | Creative Director 

     “The Secret History” by Donna Tartt, “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger, “Trumpet” by Jackie Kay, “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl and “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott. 

Jade Ellis | LotB and Opinion Editor  

     “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 

Paul Czarnecki | Sports Editor 

     The dictionary. 

Lexi Petri | Photo Editor 

     “Five Feet Apart,” “Divergent” Series, “Maze Runner” series, “To Kill A Mockingbird.” 

Megan Moen | Design Editor 

     Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series are my all-time favorite books. I also love “I’ll Give You The Sun” by Jandy Nelson and “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.” 

Brianna Weil | Copy Editor 

     “The Inheritance Cycle” by Christopher Paolini, “The DaVinci Code” and “Angels and Demons” by Dan Brown, “Warriors” by Erin Hunter, “Harry Potter” by J.K. Rowling and “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson. 

Kate Marlett | Copy Editor 

     “Dune” by Frank Herbert, “Les Misérables” by Victor Hugo, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, the “Wings of Fire” series by Tui T. Sutherland and “His Excellency: George Washington” by Joseph J. Ellis. 

Abby Aldinger | Reporter 

     “A Little Life” by Hanya Yanigihara, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky, “Days with Frog and Toad” by Arnold Lobel, “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green and “Pet” by Akwaeke Emezi. 

Raven Sanchez | Reporter 

     One of my all time favorite books is “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, but a more recent addition to my favorites list is “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt. 

Luci Schwarz | Reporter 

     “Unbroken” by Louis Zamperini, “The Horse and His Boy” by C.S. Lewis.