Book Reviews

Where’d You Go, Bernadette Book Review

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple tells the story of a family, particularly a woman, who is a little "odd" and completely misunderstood by everyone. Misunderstood, but, throughout the novel, revealed—and redeemed. As the title suggests, Bernadette, mother of Bee, goes missing. The novel, however, is more than simply a tale of how she goes… Continue reading Where’d You Go, Bernadette Book Review

Book Reviews

Crown of Midnight Review

Wanna hear something horrible? I don't even remember actually finishing this book. I did finish, though. So that definitely says more about the book than me. (Right?) It wasn't horrible. I just lost interest in it somewhere towards the supposedly most exciting part of the story, and didn't even care to finish it until a… Continue reading Crown of Midnight Review

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

Me Before You

I don't usually read what all of the BookTubers and Bookstagrammers are reading—at least not when they're currently raving about and reading it. This isn't on general principal, I just rarely have time, and am usually already reading something else anyway. But when I needed a new audiobook, I ran to the supposedly special and… Continue reading Me Before You

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

I committed the unforgivable book sin of watching the movie before reading the book. Who can blame me though - I got free tickets! (Thank you, Fox Searchlight!) The movie was playing at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta. It is the cutest little arthouse, complete with flowering trees and twinkling Christmas lights. I… Continue reading Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Book Reviews

Emerge: The Awakening by Melissa Craven

What it's about: When Allie Carmichael is forced to leave her Australian life in the beginning of the book, she reacts as any teen would. The only difference is that moving isn't new to her; she's done it numerous times. But with the familiar struggle of making new friends and navigating a new place, the last… Continue reading Emerge: The Awakening by Melissa Craven

Book Reviews

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

What it's about: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn is a story about a woman named Libby Day who survived and escaped the massacre of her family (about twenty years before the novel takes place). The book jumps from the past to the present, revealing glimpses at both the repercussions of and the actual events that took… Continue reading Dark Places by Gillian Flynn