Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Hi everyone! Earlier in 2017, UTM Scribes started our first official book club; The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas was our first choice to read, and for good reason! The book is slated to be adapted into a movie starring Amandla Stenberg, and has consistently been on the New York Times bestseller list since it came […]

Spooky Halloween Book Recommendations

It’s that time of year–the leaves are falling, the trees are changing colour, and best of all, there are pumpkins and ghosts and spooky things! Today we’re going to recommend some of our top spooky reads to get you pumped this Halloween season. Let’s get started! THE MERCILESS by Danielle Vega. First off, this book’s […]

Summer Book Recommendations: Part 2

Welcome back, Scribes! This week we are relaunching our blog, and to kick things off, we decided to recommend some books we feel are best to read over the summer break! These will include books from all different sorts of categories and age groups. Let’s get started! The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh: a […]

New Shows for the Superhero Fanatic

Hey, all! The Scribes are excited to share some of the best new (or currently playing) shows on TV for superhero fanatics. (It’s always fun to watch villains and hear their long spiels / scripts.) As watchers of (most of) these shows as well, we can totally vouch for their awesomeness! The Flash Easily one of […]

Summer Reading Recs! (2015)

Welcome back, Scribes! Since it’s summer (and we’re posting less), we thought we’d post some of our favourite summer reads. We’ll divide this post into three sections: Young Adult, Adult, Classics, and Children’s (Middle Grade). Young Adult 1. If you’re in the mood for a beach-y YA contemporary read with great depth, try the Burn […]

Guess the Retelling!

Hello, Scribes! How about today we play a little game of GUESS THE RETELLING? Basically, we’ll show you book covers of books that have fairy tale twists/are classic retellings, and you have to figure out what the original story was! Let’s begin:  1.  2.        3. 4. 5. 6. And here are the […]

Books/TV Shows/Movies with Fairy Tale Twists

Welcome back, Scribes! Since this week’s theme is Fairy Tale Twists, we’re sharing our favourite books, movies, and shows that have added a neat twist to classic fairy tale stories! Here they are: 1. Once Upon a Time (TV show): This show just finished its fourth season and takes a really cool twist on tons of […]

Books/TV Shows/Movies with Unexpected Endings

No spoilers, of course–but this week we’re sharing our favourite shows/books/movies with unexpected endings! (With GIFs and book covers if applicable!) Of course, we all know what the worst kind of unexpected ending is: a cancelled show (sigh). But today we’ve rounded up a list of some awesome shows, books, and movies with twist endings. […]

Magical Book Recommendations!

Are you in need of a magic-filled book to transport you to another realm? Here’s a list of our top favourite books that are full of fantasical elements, mythology, and of course, a sprinkle of magic. 1. Harry Potter and the … well, all of them. This series will forever be a classic and is […]

Insurgent Movie & Book Review

Welcome back, Scribes! Today we’re reviewing Insurgent (both book and movie), the second book in the Divergent trilogy. The movie came out in March and we recently read the book before seeing it in theatres. Though the movie was quite different, we both thought the changes were necessary for the viewers to understand the plot movement. Divergent was an exciting, action-packed […]