Sophia Moore

  • September 17, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Taylor Swift is no stranger to surprise releases. From folklore last summer to evermore last winter, she’s found success in randomly dropping albums and singles for her fans to enjoy. On Friday, September 17, Swift dropped “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” in a confusing, but welcomed, move. This release comes as part of the re-recording of

  • September 6, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Summer may be coming to an end, but Miranda Kenneally’s The Pick-Up is heating things up. Kenneally, who is no stranger to writing romance novels, focused her efforts on a time-sensitive love story set in Chicago for her latest work. Main characters Mari and TJ serve as the quirky, complex couple who meet in a

  • July 26, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Billboard’s highest-paid U.S. musician of 2020 is Taylor Swift. She made a grand total of $23.8 million on sales from her sister albums, folklore and evermore, which were written and released during the pandemic. It’s hard to imagine the conditions under which she released folklore, but thinking back to July 23, 2020, Swift took the industry by storm with

  • July 21, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Reading for pleasure can be extremely difficult, even when you have free time. During the school year, students get caught up in the piles of assignments and assigned reading, making reading for fun a low priority. During the summer, making plans with friends or relaxing on social media can be much more desirable than reading,

  • July 21, 2021By Sophia Moore

    The slasher genre is notorious for tired plotlines, mediocre acting and, of course, lots of gore. Reminiscent of the 80s and 90s, slasher flicks have waxed and waned in their popularity over the years, with some finding homes as classics of the horror genre. With the release of the Fear Street trilogy, Netflix is challenging the

  • July 11, 2021By Sophia Moore

    It’s official: Disney’s next animated film Encanto is stunning! With an all-new teaser trailer released on Thursday, July 8th, the hype around the studio’s forthcoming film is beginning to build. Encanto, which has been in the works since 2016, is Disney Animation’s 60th feature film and if the trailer is indicative of what viewers should expect, Encanto is

  • June 12, 2021By Sophia Moore

    “Solar Power,” the latest single released by indie-pop sensation Lorde, is the beginning of a new era for the 24-year-old artist. The New Zealand singer-songwriter is more famously known for her moody, introspective lyrics with music videos shrouded in darker colors and nightscapes. “Solar Power” couldn’t be more different. When the single dropped on Thursday,

  • May 30, 2021By Sophia Moore

    As the saying goes, knowledge is power. With so much going on in the world regarding politics, the environment, and, most pressingly, the pandemic, it’s hard to stay up to date with what’s happening. The U.S. Book Show not only recognized this but hosted a panel featuring 8 of the hottest books about Current Affairs

  • May 29, 2021By Sophia Moore

    The U.S. Book Show continued to provide more recommendations for book lovers of all genres. On Wednesday, May 26, the Book Show’s Biography and Memoir panel showcased 8 up-and-coming titles for lovers of real stories. From cooking-inspired picks to Jazz Age histories, biographies and memoirs are some of the most varied genres to delve into,

  • May 26, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Olivia Rodrigo is the hottest name in the music game right now. After the roaring success of her debut album, SOUR, Rodrigo is proving the versatility of being a young Disney star in ways former starlets were shamed. SOUR captures the essence of messiness as a teenager: from heartbreak to revenge, and everything in between.

  • May 25, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Graphic novels and comic books are an oft-overlooked genre for young adult readers. Thoughts of superhero comics or picture books may deter readers from exploring the visual medium of literature, but in 2021, graphic novels and comic books are so much more than that. The 2021 U.S. Book Tour featured 8 of the most anticipated

  • May 25, 2021By Sophia Moore

    Acclaimed writer and director Edgar Wright is back to the big screen with Last Night in Soho, a new psychological horror film slated to hit theaters in October 2021. On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, the film’s first teaser trailer dropped, giving moviegoers a feel for the film. Starring Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, and more,