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A Final Farewell

TTAdmin | May 27, 2015

It’s finally here: the final issue of Tiger Times. Keeping in tune with that tone of finality, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that this will also be the ultimate installment of my book review...

Unreliable narrators, reliable writing creates twisted plot in ‘Gone Girl’

Unreliable narrators, reliable writing creates twisted plot in ‘Gone Girl’

TTAdmin | April 21, 2015

When Nick Dunne returns home on his fifth wedding anniversary, he finds his wife Amy gone. With the door open, the iron turned on and the teakettle still on the stove, Nick realizes that something has...

Dense biography breaks enigmatic cipher of genius’ life

Dense biography breaks enigmatic cipher of genius’ life

TTAdmin | March 6, 2015

Historians and cryptanalysts know Alan Turing as the man behind the code-breaking machines that helped the Allies immeasurably in World War Two (WWII) by deciphering the Enigma code of Nazi Germany. Computer...

‘Unbroken’ breaks clichés, provides powerful narrative

‘Unbroken’ breaks clichés, provides powerful narrative

TTAdmin | January 30, 2015

Exhausted and starved while stranded on a life raft, a US soldier during World War II sees a plane flying high above. In hopes of being rescued, he and the two other soldiers with him shoot flares up into...

The Twelve Books for Christmas

The Twelve Books for Christmas

TTAdmin | December 5, 2014

Before holiday season dawns upon us the exam season. But once that hurdle of examinations is past, three whole weeks will stretch out—three long weeks in which to read books! After all, don’t we all...

“The Blood of Olympus” provides legacy for Olympian series

“The Blood of Olympus” provides legacy for Olympian series

TTAdmin | October 31, 2014

It really is the end of an era—at least for me and for the rest of us who grew up with the characters from Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson universe, which he developed in two separate series, “Percy...

Minor flaws in unique dystopian novel leave brilliance unaffected

Minor flaws in unique dystopian novel leave brilliance unaffected

TTAdmin | October 3, 2014

Although dystopian novels are not a new genre, there are now a plethora of dystopian novels taking up the limelight of young adult (YA) literature, with many of these being turned into film adaptations....

The Faults in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

The Faults in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

TTAdmin | August 29, 2014

Books in the Young Adult (YA) genre tend to trend in sporadic bursts, with young fans obsessing over the latest burst and quickly moving onto the next, though never completely losing their love for the...