A Plague Tale: Innocence took me completely by surprise, in the best way possible. From trailer and gameplay footage I had watched, Asobo Studios' latest game seemed like a solid stealth experience set in an intriguing world. It is both of those, and so much more. It's a heartbreaking, brutal, yet beautiful story about love, family,… Continue reading A Plague Tale: Innocence | Xbox One Review
https://youtu.be/roaAgKZA750 Today I unbox my May 2019 BOTM and show off my choices! If you would like to join Book of the Month Club, use my affiliate link to save money and get a free book! https://www.mybotm.com/kxn72rm0wleuerk9
I'm super excited for Amazon's upcoming series starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, so I was keen to read the source material. The concept is brilliant: an angel and a demon named Aziraphale and Crowley, respectively, are determined to stop the Apocalypse from occurring on one particular Saturday. Heaven and Hell are preparing for a… Continue reading Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman | Book Review
https://youtu.be/ygQg3allJmE What Alyssa's Recently Played is back! Today I review Days Gone, Nier: Automata, and four other games I've played on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and iPhone!
https://youtu.be/jOwMjqf8rbQ Today I discuss the movies, TV shows, and games I loved in April, including Game of Thrones, Avengers: Endgame, Shazam!, and more!
Shane Burcaw's third novel is simply his best to date. This collection of personal essays is genuinely funny, informative, sweet, and intelligent. I loved being more educated about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and thought Burcaw's writing style and personality have become significantly more fleshed out and witty. Reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse feels like… Continue reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw | Book Review
I was so hyped to read this book after seeing all the rave reviews and reading the synopsis. Sadly, I was left underwhelmed. The plot centers on two individuals, Connell and Marianne, who have known each other since their early school days. Connell's mother works for Marianne's family, and they soon become friends with benefits.… Continue reading Normal People by Sally Rooney | Book Review
I love a good story, and Silence definitely delivers one hell of a narrative. A point-and-click adventure game, you play as siblings Noah and Renie. The two run to a bunker to protect themselves from an air raid, and after their hideout is hit, they find themselves transported to Silence. Silence is a magical world that Noah… Continue reading Silence | Switch Review
https://youtu.be/gdup-h0aHzM I talk about Captain Marvel, Five Feet Apart, The Umbrella Academy, and more in my March 2019 favorites!
I'm a huge fan of Shane Burcaw's YouTube channel Squirmy and Grubs and am highly anticipating his upcoming book of essays, so I decided to read his previous memoir. Laughing at My Nightmare is funny, informative, and deeply personal. Burcaw doesn't sugarcoat anything, but looks at everything optimistically and with humor. He dives deep into his life… Continue reading Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw |Book Review