The Dublin Shield

A Refreshing Perspective on Love

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Books, Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

*Read with Caution: Spoilers Ahead*   It’s March Madness. Oh, you thought I was referring to the college basketball tournament, didn’t you? I meant the March Movie Madness. Theatres have released many book-to-m...

Karin Slaughter’s The Good Daughter – A Thrilling Emotional Ride

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

December 13, 2017

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“Nothing ever truly faded. Time only dulled the edges.”   The Good Daughter narrates the heart-wrenching story of Samantha and Charlotte Quinn of Pikeville. The two sisters lives were irrevocably torn apart by a ...

The Mortality Doctrine Series by James Dashner: Mysterious Sci-Fi Virtual Reality

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

September 17, 2017

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What It’s About The Mortality Doctrine Series is a trilogy written by James Dashner from 2013 to 2015. It takes place in a distant future of hyper-advanced technology, virtual reality gaming full of fun and nightmares, cyb...

Cassandra Clare Strikes Again; The Book to Quell Your Mid-Summer Boredom

Emily Ellis, Entertainment Editor

June 30, 2017

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Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few years, you've probably heard of Cassandra Clare, the famous author of the award-winning Mortal Instruments series. Her novels have sold millions of copies worldwide and her fir...

The Midnight Star: A Tale of Darkness and Betrayal

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Writer

December 3, 2016

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“There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.” After the first two hauntingly beautiful novels of The Young Elites series, the final installment was just as chilling, if not more. Marie L...

“Fever Code” Review

Daniel Oden, Writer

October 19, 2016

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As a fan of The Maze Runner series, I was ecstatic to learn more of the history of James Dashner’s infected world. Throughout the first book, he was able create a sense a mystery and confusion in both the characters and the...

Angelfall: Book Review

Emily Ellis, Writer

October 6, 2016

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The apocalypse has descended onto the Earth. Huge, muscular angels are flying around wreaking havoc on the remaining inhabitants of large cities, and gangs have formed to claim territories and weapons to protect themselves. 17-year ...

The Fever Code: James Dashner’s new prequel to The Maze Runner

Daniel Oden, Writer

September 29, 2016

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The Maze Runner, James Dashner’s New York Times best selling novel, stars a boy named Thomas and his friends as they try to escape an enormous maze built by the faceless corporation known as WICKED. The natural blend of myste...

Despite Soaring Sales, “Cursed Child” Script Fails to Captivate

Neha Harpanhalli, Writer

August 5, 2016

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  The script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the highly anticipated eighth installment in the Potter universe, was finally released in bookstores worldwide with unprecedented success on July 31. According to The New York ...