• Bella Molique

'Book Bombshells' for December '21

In Grady County Schools, we are able to pride ourselves in knowing that we are lucky enough to support our increasing literacy rate with our well-received Literacy for Learning, Living, and Leading in Georgia (L4GA) Grant which you can read more about here.

With that in mind, the Red & Black recently reached out again to Media Specialist Mrs. Jenny Harrison, who shared some of this month's most checked-out titles from the Cairo High School Hancock Library.

Any student who is interested in these books can also check them out virtually as an E-book through Destiny Discover, which you can access through Clever. Please see Mrs. Harrison in the library for more information!

In case you missed our recent Book Bombshell reviews, check out the Red & Black's full books/literature section here, including recent book reviews and more recommendations from our media specialists!

"The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" by Fuse and Mitz Vah

This story follows a lonely 37-year-old, Mikami Satoru, who is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life. After dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy realm as a slime monster.

"A Tribute to a Basketball" by Kobe Bryant

This story tells about the life of basketball player and superstar, Kobe Bryant, and his story from being a teenage rookie to an 18-time All-Star and five-time NBA champion.

"The Ickabog Book" by J.K Rowling

This is a story about a mystical beast living deep in the marshes of Cornucopia. The beast is believed to be the cause for missing animals and for scaring children in the community. Check it out for yourself to see if this is really the case!

"Dr. Stone" by Riichiro Inagaki

This manga tells the story of how some people from the Pre-Petrification World try to rebuild civilization in the Petrification Age, the Stone World. The story begins with a boy who is awakened into a world where humanity has been petrified. Scientific genius Senku and his brawny friend Taiju use their skills to rebuild civilization.

"The Seven Deadly Sins" by Nakaba Suzuki

This series follows "The Seven Deadly Sins," a band of knights in the land of Britannia who had disbanded ten years earlier after being framed for plotting a coup of the Liones Kingdom, the Holy Knights who sequestered them before taking control in the wake of a rebellion they organized.

"A Good Girls Guide To Murder" by Holly Jackson

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder is a teen crime thriller that follows 17-year-old Pippa Fitz-Amobi as she investigates a local murder that took place in her hometown five years ago. Everyone in Little Kilton has heard of the Andie Bell murder, and they all know that her college boyfriend Sal Singh was the killer.

This was December's 2021 edition of Book Bombshells. Remember, reading is good for you and your brain, so feel free to check out any book on this list that has sparked your interests!

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