Books · Reviews

Normal People by Sally Rooney | 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

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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

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One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review

Laurie sees a handsome guy out of her bus window one day in December (see where the title comes from?) and instantly falls in love. She is convinced this man is her soulmate... until her bus leaves and she misses her chance of meeting him. She searches for a year for him to no avail.… Continue reading One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review

Film · Reviews

Annie Hall (1977) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 72

Annie Hall is widely considered to be Woody Allen's best film, and I have to agree thus far in my journey through his filmography. Annie Hall is about a neurotic comedian named Alvy Singer (Allen himself) and his relationship with aspiring night club singer Annie Hall (Diane Keaton). This film capture the ups and downs… Continue reading Annie Hall (1977) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 72

Film · Reviews

Me Before You (2016) Film Review | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 65

I was super psyched to watch this movie. Me Before You is one of my favorite novels, the film stars Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin (whom I both adore), and the screenplay was written by the author herself, Jojo Moyes. Needless to say, I had SUPER HIGH expectations. Did the movie live up to them?… Continue reading Me Before You (2016) Film Review | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 65

Film · Reviews

Jenny’s Wedding (2015) | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 38

If you're looking for a formulaic chick flick with a twist, Jenny's Wedding is for you. Starring Katherine Heigl, the movie centers on a woman named Jenny who longs to marry the love of her life and start a family, but she's afraid to tell her conservative family that her true love is... a woman. The… Continue reading Jenny’s Wedding (2015) | 100 Day Film Challenge – Day 38