Years ago, I watched Fight Club for the first time on DVD during a big storm, and I had no idea what happened. The DVD was sitting in my cabinet forgotten. I actually thought that I may have given it to my brother for a time. Something about this movie seemed to keep inching its wayContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk”
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?””