Hot October Reads – Undergraduate Students for Publishing


By Cynthia Ayala

October is the month I’m always looking forward to because it’s Halloween, which is by far my favorite holiday. Of course there’s more to it, something that makes every month special: book releases! Who doesn’t love the smell of new books as they linger on the bookshelves, or that final book in the series one has been dying to read? It’s a little present for avid readers who live by the written word, and this month is no different from any other[…] Continue reading “Hot October Reads – Undergraduate Students for Publishing”

Review: Answering Big Questions With ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala

81bVuvqtYoL-683x1024When a teaching corrupts one of the kids, the others are forced to save him. One night, a whisper of hope in the darkness leads three children—Nathaniel, Orah, and Thomas—on an adventure for the truth, and an unimaginable freedom[…] Continue reading “Review: Answering Big Questions With ‘The Children of Darkness’ (The Seekers, #1) – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: “Last Christmas” Appreciates Villain’s Backstory (Private Series, #0.6) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala

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Review: “Wolfen” Thrives on Hope for Humanity – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

8c262fc208a80dfa78ced474506e24e8160bdd2b-326x245The quest for genetic perfection has led to the creation of a new subspecies—the Wolfen, the pinnacle of scientific achievements. But they weren’t all that was made when man played God. Their counterparts, the Converts—creatures more beast than man—brought the world to its knees. Two decades later, humans are […] Continue reading “Review: “Wolfen” Thrives on Hope for Humanity – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: ‘The Fate of Ten’ is Fast-Paced Fun (Lorien Legacies, #6) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

IANF_6_HC_C-1429794984-326x245The Fate of Ten is the sixth novel in the young adult sci-fi Lorien Legacies, also known as the I Am Number Four series, which follows young adults as they fight an alien invasion and try to save the world[…] Continue reading “Review: ‘The Fate of Ten’ is Fast-Paced Fun (Lorien Legacies, #6) – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: ‘After Alice’ Explores New Realms outside Wonderland – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

After-Alice-Gregory-Maguire-326x245Ada, Alice’s closest friend, follows her friend down the rabbit hole in order to bring her home going on her own adventure through the nonsensical Wonderland where her own ideas and ideals are put into question and the world of Oxford England reacts to the disappearance of these two young girls[…]
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Review: ‘Of Fire & Night’ Is Fast-Paced Storytelling (Saga of Seven Suns, #5) – Emertainment Monthly


81P7gcH-zL._SL1500_-326x245By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

It’s an enthralling and enlivening space adventure that is sure to suck the reader in[…] Continue reading “Review: ‘Of Fire & Night’ Is Fast-Paced Storytelling (Saga of Seven Suns, #5) – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: Post-Apocalyptic Thriller “Nightfall” Has a Slow Start – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

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An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala / ’17 Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

alis-pretty-little-lies-326x245Ali’s Pretty Little Lies gives the readers exactly what they want without disappointing them at any point[…] Continue reading “An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: ‘Silver Shadows’ Is A Wild, Romantic Ride (Bloodlines, #5) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

81xhiahd_697bSilver Shadows will please many fans because it is a well-written story that gives the fans exactly what they could have hoped for, while remaining grounded and captivating […]
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