Reviews · TV

The Queen’s Gambit | TV Review

WOW. I knew the general premise of The Queen’s Gambit before diving in, but I was completely blown away by how amazing every little aspect was. The story follows a woman named Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) who quickly becomes one of the best chess players in the world. The kicker is, at the tender age… Continue reading The Queen’s Gambit | TV Review

Film · Reviews

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm | Movie Review

After watching the original film earlier today, I felt compelled to watch Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. This sequel is still hilarious, but adds a political edge and social commentary about the current events happening as we speak. I appreciated that the story incorporated some heart this time around, courtesy of Borat’s relationship with his daughter (Maria… Continue reading Borat Subsequent Moviefilm | Movie Review

Books · Reviews

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager|Book Review

I've adored all three of Riley Sager's previous novels, so my expectations for Home Before Dark were pretty high. It's safe to say they were met and then some. The novel centers on a woman named Maggie, who as a child lived in a historic home called Baneberry Hall. After living there for twenty days, her… Continue reading Home Before Dark by Riley Sager|Book Review

Books · Reviews

The Stand by Stephen King | Book Review

I was extremely hesitant to start Stephen King's epic novel due to its 1,400+ page count and small font. When COVID-19 hit though, I decided to be masochistic and read it. I'm glad I did, even if it took me two months to finish it. The story sees the U.S. become ravaged by a gruesome… Continue reading The Stand by Stephen King | Book Review

Books · Reviews

Jade Green by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor | Book Review

I was highly impressed with this middle-grade horror novel. Jade Green follows Judith, a 15 year old who has been sent to live with her uncle after both of her parents tragically died. She is told not to bring anything green into the home, but she can't resist taking a photo of her mother in a… Continue reading Jade Green by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor | Book Review

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng| Book Review

The Hulu adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere is coming out soon, and I had heard pretty much universal praise for this novel, so I decided to finally give this a read. Fortunately it lived up to the hype. The story is set in 1997 and focuses primarily on two families: the affluent Richardsons and the eclectic… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng| Book Review

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Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano | Book Review

What a beautiful, emotional novel this is. Dear Edward follows the titular twelve year old as he and his family fly from New York to Los Angeles to start a new life. Little do they know that the plane will crash and Edward will be the sole survivor out of one hundred and ninety-one other passengers and… Continue reading Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano | Book Review

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Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson | Book Review

I loved Kevin Wilson's previous novel Perfect Little World, so I was pretty hyped for Nothing to See Here. It's safe to say my expectations were surpassed. The plot follows a young woman named Lillian who is drifting along in life without a purpose. One day, her former best friend Madison calls her with an offer she… Continue reading Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson | Book Review