Come one, come all! The wondrous, mysterious, Grand Master Legend cordially invites you to Caraval, the most spectacular celebration in all of Trisda. For years, the exclusive island party was just out of Scarlett's reach, all of her letters to Legend going unanswered. It was the impossible dream she held on to. At last, mere weeks … Continue reading What Happens at Caraval… (#shareitsaturday)
Ever since my high school English classes, I have considered myself a Belle of the Bard (get it? ;D). In spite of its flaws, Romeo & Juliet has remained a favorite, no doubt, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio! Italy seemed like a fairytale destination and is definitely at the top of my travel list. Imagine my excitement when, … Continue reading In Fair Verona… (#shareitsaturday)
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’!