Film · Reviews

Days 201 – 210 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

YES! I've cracked 200 films! Only 155 left to review after this... If you'd like an early look at my progress, follow me on Letterboxd to see what I watch and the ratings I dish out, plus exclusive short film reviews. Let me know your thoughts on the following movies as well!   DAY 201… Continue reading Days 201 – 210 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

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The Emperor Dalek’s New Clothes (A Time Lord Fairy Tale) by Justin Richards | Book Review

This is a fairy tale that takes place in the Doctor Who universe, and it's an intriguing concept. This tale focuses on the villainous Daleks, and a group of rebels who are trying to bring down the Emperor Dalek. This short (and I mean SHORT) story has a very Star Wars vibe to it, with… Continue reading The Emperor Dalek’s New Clothes (A Time Lord Fairy Tale) by Justin Richards | Book Review

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Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire | Book Review

After hearing heaps of praise being lavished on Every Heart a Doorway, I was dying to read it. The story centers around a young woman named Nancy who is taken to a boarding school after she's been missing for a long period. The thing is, Nancy had found a door to a world perfectly suited… Continue reading Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire | Book Review

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Days 191 – 200 |365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

I've finally reached the two hundred film mark! It's been a long journey, but it's so much fun and so rewarding. I've loved the journey so far, and can't wait to continue it to its completion. If you'd like to get a sneak peek of what I watch and the ratings I give (plus exclusive… Continue reading Days 191 – 200 |365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

365 Day Film Challenge · Film · Reviews

Days 181 -190 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

SO CLOSE to two hundred films reviewed! In case you're new here, I'm watching one movie a day for a year, and have been for two years in a row now. I write up ten review round-ups to chronicle my progress. You can also follow me on Letterboxd for an early sneak peek to see… Continue reading Days 181 -190 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Books · Reviews

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang | Book Review

I was majorly hyped to read this novel before I even got my hands on it, and I'm so glad to say it matched, and even exceeded, my expectations. The Kiss Quotient follows a woman named Stella Lane, a brilliant econometrician whose mother is dying for her to find a man and give her grandchildren. Stella… Continue reading The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang | Book Review

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The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith | Book Review

The Way I Used to Be is a gut-punch of a novel. The story revolves around Eden, a teenager who at the beginning (and I mean from the first page) of the novel is raped. We then see how this extremely traumatic event impacts Eden and her mental stability. She becomes reckless, having meaningless sex… Continue reading The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith | Book Review

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Days 171 – 180 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

I'm inching towards the two hundred film mark! I'm still enjoying watching a film a day, absorbing everything I can about the techniques utilized, the performances, and analyzing the story. So let's get to talking about the next ten films I've logged! (If you'd like to know ahead of time what I watch and the… Continue reading Days 171 – 180 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

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This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel | Book Review

I found This Is How It Always Is to be moving, emotional, funny, and hopeful. The narrative follows the Walsh-Adams family as they raise their five children. Each child has their own distinct personality, but Claude stands out. Claude longs to wear dresses and carry purses, to the worry of his family and the consternation… Continue reading This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel | Book Review

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Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall | Book Review

Our Kind of Cruelty is a fast-paced, creepy read that had me enthralled from the first page. The narrative follows a man named Mike, who has just returned home to London after working in New York for a couple of years. He fully plans on reuniting with his beautiful girlfriend Verity, but is thrown when… Continue reading Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall | Book Review