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March 2019 Favorites!

https://youtu.be/gdup-h0aHzM   I talk about Captain Marvel, Five Feet Apart, The Umbrella Academy, and more in my March 2019 favorites!

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Books · Reviews

Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw |Book Review

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

Gaming · Reviews

FAR: Lone Sails | Xbox One Review

I was immediately drawn into this game the second I booted it up. FAR: Lone Sails is a meditative, relaxing experience that leaves the narrative up to the player to decipher. You play as a little red cutie who is (perhaps) the last of their kind, and your main objective is to navigate your landship across different… Continue reading FAR: Lone Sails | Xbox One Review

Books · Reviews

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis | Book Review

I read Five Feet Apart to prepare for the film, not realizing this novel was written AFTER the screenplay. Thankfully, this actually expands upon the screenplay and adds much needed detail, extra emotion and nuance, and makes subtle changes. The story revolves around two teens, Stella and Will. They both have cystic fibrosis (CF), with Will having… Continue reading Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis | Book Review

Books · Reviews

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Book Review

There's a lot of buzz surrounding this book because of the fact that the rights have already been picked up by Plan B and Annapurna Interactive for an adaptation. I was eager to check out what made this book so compelling, and was left impressed. The plot centers on two people: Theo Faber, a psychotherapist,… Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Book Review