2018 in Review

Good evening and welcome to my final post of 2018. For years I’ve been doing the same little NYE post as a kind of recap of the past year, and I enjoy it more and more every year. Non-book-wise, this was a pretty busy year. My girlfriend and I celebrated 3 years of dating. We […]

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Movie Mondays | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

It’s the last Monday of 2018, guys, and I know you’re all excited. I’m not at work today—instead, I’m at home getting ready for my NYE party this evening. But before ringing in the new year, I wanted to quickly talk about one of the last movies I watched in theaters this year. Spider-Man: Into […]

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Bird Box | adaptation review

Title: Bird BoxMotion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2018Director: Susanne BierProduction Co.: Bluegrass FilmsRuntime: 124 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Bird Box. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** Let’s talk horror. […]

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The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

Ever since my girlfriend and I met in college 4 years ago, we have had differing opinions on The Great Gatsby, both the novel and its adaptations. It was a never-ending source of amusement to those around us in our English classes and continues to be so for our friends who know us now. Because my girlfriend and I read …

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Bird Box | book review

Malorie lives in an abandoned home with her two young children. They do not look outside—ever. Malorie’s children have never seen the outside world. Malorie hasn’t seen it in five years. Something is out there, something that, if seen, will make you go mad. Make you hurt those around you. Make you kill yourself. But Malorie wants …

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Milk and Honey / The Sun and Her Flowers | book reviews

Anyone else read some poetry towards the end of the year to boost their reading challenge? Plus, it’s one of the only times I really feel like reading poetry. The holidays are so busy I get so bogged down, and poetry is just…easy. When it comes to poetry, I like the classics, so I was a bit nervous to read Kaur’s books. Because they are so …

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The Night Circus | book review

When Celia and Marco are only children, they are chosen to be the players of a deadly game. With the circus as the venue, the two are forced into a duel of impossible magic. One, the beautiful illusionist captivating audiences each night from inside the circus; the other, just a nobody, the assistant to the creator of the circus who …

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