An emotional roller coaster, for sure. Jojo Moyes' novel is not the typical modern romance. It surprised me, in a good way. I confess, I only became interested in reading it after the film was released (more on that to come). While watching another movie, the trailer for Me Before You was featured. I was intrigued, but … Continue reading Me Before You (#shareitsaturday)
In the last year, I started following Tumblr’s reblogbookclub, their official book club. Unfortunately, I could not join in because of my semester workload. Once school let out, though, I was able to catch up with their current selection: Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg. A documentary/biopic in book form about a woman living in New York … Continue reading #shareitsaturday Saint Mazie
Some things I love/ am borderline obsessed with: Indie Films, Englishmen (well, all things UK, really), stories where friendships blossom into more. Enter Christian Ditter’s Love, Rosie. Adapted from Cecelia Ahern’s (of P.S. I Love You fame) novel Where Rainbows End, the film follows the predictable friendship turned romance between Lilly Collins’ Rosie and Sam … Continue reading #filmitfriday: Love, Rosie (2014)
Sarah Dessen delivers again! I have only read a few of her novels but have not been disappointed. I did not think I’d have time to read it while on the job hunt, however, I flew through this in spite of its length. I was first intrigued by the mysteriously beautiful carousel on the … Continue reading Looking for a Saint…
Recently, YA Author Stephanie Perkins has published two YA short story anthologies; a winter and summer theme, respectively. Summer Days and Summer Nights is a melting pot of modern teen fiction from today's most notable authors. I was pleasantly surprised at how diverse the stories were, in every sense of the word. From beach clubs and … Continue reading Summer Lovin’!
Jodi Picoult was one of those names I’ve heard of but had yet to read anything by them. I had an opportunity to remedy that this summer. My local library was hosting a summer reading challenge and this year, they included a themed bingo sheet in addition to rating cards. I thought this was a … Continue reading The Storyteller