The thing about the last two years is that I’ve consumed a lot of television, and with that, I’ve formed a few opinions, and that’s before you start digging back into the shows I watched growing up. So, on June 1st I decided to do this challenge that was going around Twitter. The challenge givesContinue reading “Recap of My #30DayTVChallenge”
Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world. This week we are looking at our favorite non-fiction books, and one of my favorite books is On Writing by Stephen King. As a writer, I find it a very honest and openContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // Favorite Non-Fiction Book”
Never has a book made me laugh and cry as much as “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. Like my reading of “Gone Girl,” it took me two tries to get through “The Fault in Our Stars,”but for a very different reason.
Some genres I avoid like the plague, and anything avoiding dying children is one of them. Before I Die by Jenny Downham may as well have had a giant red sticker visible only to me that said: “Don’t Read Me, You’ll Cry for Hours.” Despite the ominous title, I picked it up and read itContinue reading “Better Bound: Before I Die by Jenny Downham (Book + Movie Review)”
I first came across Room by Emma Donoghue a few years ago when it was in hardcover. Finishing my thesis I didn’t have time to read it, but a copy came my way and I held onto it for a few years until reading it just recently and I am glad I held onto it.Continue reading “Better Bound: Room by Emma Donoghue (Book and Movie Review)”
Moving on with the Read Harder Challenge I had a few books on my shelf that had been made into movies fairly recently, what I gravitated towards though was If I Stay by Gayle Forman. One thing you should understand about me as a reader is that people dying and grieving is almost a formContinue reading “Better Bound: Death and Dying in “If I Stay?””