The Podcast Project

DHS students review books

Beginning in 2008, the Dodgeville High School Computer Apps class partnered with the Dodgeville Public Library to bring you podcast reviews of books that may be interesting to other young adults. Here you will find honest reviews and other interesting information regarding books of their choice.

Visit the class web page to subscribe to the podcasts and visit the archives.

Visit the Dodgeville Public Library's podcast archive.

The Birthing House by Christopher Ransom


Today we have something unique! We offer you an exclusive interview with the author of the upcoming novel The Birthing House, Christopher Ransom. The book will be released August 4th in the U.S. and is already available in the U.K. Enjoy!

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Interviewed by M. Lauffer

1984 by George Orwell


The year is now 2009. Technology advances at an alarming rate. What will the world be like in 2049? That was the challenge facing Orwell as he described his vision of the world in 1984. (The book was published in 1949). Was he right with his predictions? The best way to find out is to read this classic novel.

Reviewed by A. Davis

The It Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar


This story is spun off of the "Gossip Girl" series. Jenny Humphrey is a bad influence. They don't want her at her old school so when she has to attend a new school she decides to re-make her image. Read how she goes about trying to become The It Girl.

Reviewed by M. Riemenapp

Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides


The Bataan Death March. It doesn't sound pleasant. Some survived, many perished. Ghost Soldiers is the story of the daring rescue of the survivors of the Bataan Death March. Relive the incredible story of a mission that boosted the morale of the troops and the citizens back home.

Reviewed by Z. Pope

Updated 30 May 2009

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