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1 Colleen Hoover writes bad books
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:11, p.03
10/3/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer writes their opinion on Colleen Hoover's books specifically focusing on the book "November 9". Klinkhammer believes that Hoover's love stories romanticizes obsessive and controlling men and will teach teenage or young adult women that it is okay to be in an emotionally abusive relationship; photo.
2 Romance novel with secrets
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.6
4/6/2015 Taija Tucker reviews the book "Confess".
3 Mystery receives high marks
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:35, p.4
2/12/2015 Student Taija Tucker reviews "I was here" a mystery novel.
4 Mystery novel captivates readers
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:28, p.7
1/15/2015 Student Taija Tucker looks at "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn.
5 Sparks brings tears
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.5
11/13/2014 Taija Tucker reveiws Nicholas Sparks' book "The Best Of Me"
6 Immerse into danger
Tucker--Taija Tanay (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.5
10/6/2014 Taija Tucker reviews "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner.
7 'Before Summer' illustrates growing up gay in Iowa
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.4
2/6/2014 Review of the book "Before Summer" written by Harry Arlo Nimmo, a UNI alumnus; reflects on his experience at UNI as both enjoyable and educational. The book deals with the pressure and fears of being homosexual in the 1950's.
8 CME to host sixth annual book club
Bracken--Corey Clayton (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.7
9/14/2012 A diverse group of books will be available for members. Books offer a great and simple way for people to experience a culture.
9 Attack of Banana-man!
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.6
12/4/2009 Author Ray Comfort's book, a version of "Origin of the Species" reviewed.
10 Pride and prejudice and zombies, oh my!
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:57, p.2
6/26/2009 Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith wrote, "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies". Comments from Amazon.com shared.
11 Poet visits UNI campus
Brockert--Casie Noel (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.10
9/23/2008 James A. Autry held a book signing at University Book and Supply, followed by discussion on his two most recent works and a presentation in the Communication Arts Center.
12 Big Boned heroine is one to admire
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.9
1/18/2008 Review of the book "Big Boned", by Meg Cabot.
13 A look back
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:27, p.11
12/7/2007 Review of the book "Evensong"
14 Hart's "Operation" fails to impress
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:22, p.7
11/9/2007 Review of the book "Operation Supergoose"; photo.
15 "-Isms and -Ologies" and others! Oh my!
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.13
11/6/2007 Review of "Isms and -Ologies"; photo.
16 Finders 'keepers'
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:19, p.12
10/30/2007 Review of the book "My Sister's Keeper"; photo.
17 Reiching havoc
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.11
10/23/2007 Review of Kathy Reich's latest book, "Bones to Ashes"; photo.
18 Sparks knows how to tug the heartstrings
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.10
10/19/2007 Review of Nicholas Sparks' latest novel, "Dear John"; photo.
19 "Star Trek" comes back
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.12
10/16/2007 The latest "Star Trek" novel reviewed; photo.
20 Take a step back in time with Erickson
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.9
10/12/2007 Review of Carolly Erickson's new book, "The Secret Life of Josephine: Napoleon's Bird of Paradise"; photo.
21 Tyler makes an art out of people-watching
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:12, p.8
10/5/2007 Anne Tyler's latest book, "Digging in America" reviewed; photo.
22 "Snapshot": life's only handbook
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:11, p.13
10/2/2007 Review of Ryan O'Reilly's new novel.
23 Nicholas Sparks sticks to formula
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:10, p.9
9/28/2007 Review of book "At First Sight" by Nicholas Sparks; photo.
24 Debut novel plants a seed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:8, p.9
9/21/2007 Review of "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen; photo.
25 A journey that leads you back to the beginning
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.11
9/18/2007 "The Alchemist', a book by Paulo Coelho, is reviewed; photo.
26 Megan McCafferty's series continues
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.7
9/14/2007 "Fourth Comings" published by Megan McCafferty is reviewed; photo.
27 Gregory Maguire's twist on the Cinderella story
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.10
9/11/2007 Review of "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister" written by Gregory Maguire; photo.
28 Nicholas Sparks next classic
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.7
8/31/2007 Book review of "The Wedding", by Nicholas Sparks; photo.
29 "The Giver:" more than just a children's book
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.10
8/28/2007 Lois Lowry's timeless novel, "The Giver", is reviewed; photo.
30 Harry Potter still lives up to hype
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.12
8/24/2007 Review of latest and final "Harry Potter" book; photo.
31 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: released Saturday
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:61, p.1
7/20/2007 The final "Harry Potter" book goes on sale July 21, 2007, at 12:01 am; photo.
32 A first person historical fiction gem
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:61, p.7
7/20/2007 "The Last Wife of Henry VIII" is reviewed; photo.
33 Things to do and not do when you get "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:61, p.6
7/20/2007 Advice on actions following the purchase of the latest Harry Potter book; photo.
34 A ghost story comes to life
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.6
7/13/2007 Mitch Albom's latest book, "For One More Day", is reviewed; photo.
35 Cabot's "Babble" sequel better than first
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:59, p.7
6/29/2007 Review of Meg Cabot's book, "Queen of Babble".
36 "Queen of Babble" great summer read
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:58, p.5
6/22/2007 Review of the book "Queen of Babble"; photo.
37 Dorothy Francis crowds pages
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:57, p.6
6/15/2007 Review of the book Cold Case Killer.
38 Lap dancers don't take checks
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:48, p.9
4/3/2007 Review of the book "Lap Dancer's Don't Take Checks"; photo.
39 Long road to "The Assassins' Gate"
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:47, p.9
3/30/2007 Book, "The Assassins' Gate" reviewed; photo.
40 Into Inman's history with Jeffrey Copeland
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.14
2/20/2007 Jeffrey Copeland's book, Inman's War, reviewed; photo.
41 Laziness cited as money maker in new book
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:20, p.12
11/3/2006 Corinne Maier states that degrees are not a measure of intelligence or competence, but they do provide proof that a person can earn a wage and buckle down to complete a task; photo.
42 "Hooking Up" is a must-read for all girls
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.11
10/10/2006 Amber Madison's book receives a glowing recommendation. The author relates to the younger generation with the use of straightforward stories and humor; photo.
43 "Magical Thinking" could change your world
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:5, p.14
9/12/2006 The new number 1 book on the New York Times best seller list is comprised of short stories/memoirs from Augusten Burroughs.
44 Harry Potter not magical at all
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.5
7/22/2005 Believes the writings of J. K. Rowling are more of a fad than good literature.
45 Pattern Recognition filled with 'character'
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.18
5/2/2003 Review of the book "Pattern Recognition" by William Gibson.
46 Two books on picking up women battle for superiority
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:50, p.16
4/15/2003 Review of "The Guide to Picking Up Girls," written by Gabe Fischbarg, and "Make Every Girl Want You," written by John Fate; photo.
47 'Sick Puppy' in need of medical assistance
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.14
4/8/2003 Review of "Sick Puppy," written by Carl Hiaasen; photo.
48 Characters 'flaw' "Tricky Business"
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:46, p.12
4/1/2003 Review of "Tricky Business," written by Dave Barry; photo.
49 Whitaker disses the dystopia of 'Jennifer Government'
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:43, p.10
3/11/2003 Review of "Jennifer Government," written by Max Barry; photo.
50 'Blackwood Farm' sucks more than just blood
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:41, p.10
3/4/2003 Review of "Blackwood Farm," written by Anne Rice; photo.

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