Friday Fives | First Lines

Friday Fives | First Lines

Starting today, I’ll be doing a #fridayfavorites which, hopefully, will be a weekly thing. There will (might) be other daily posts coming soon as well. #FridayFavorites can be anything from covers, shelves, books (separated by genre/period/series v. nonseries), etc. For this Friday, it will be first lines from books. First lines from books are powerful. […]

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Book Review | This Is How It Always Is

Book Review | This Is How It Always Is

Title: This Is How It Always Is Author: Laurie Frankel Publisher: Flatiron Books Published: 24 January 2017 Pages: 338 Earlier this week, I finished the novel This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel. I have heard about this book since it came out January 2018, but with finishing up grad school and then trying to […]

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Fantastic Beasts the Review and Questions!

Fantastic Beasts the Review and Questions!

I have dawdled in writing the review for¬†Fantastic Beats the Crimes of Grindelwald due to the fact that I needed time to process and digest everything. Even though it has been almost a month since I first saw it, and I’ve seen it since then, I still have way more questions than answers to this […]

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Book Review | An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Book Review | An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Title: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing Author: Hank Green Publisher: Dutton Books Published: 25 September 2018 Pages: 352 I was excited to have this book in my hands, especially, since I ordered it back in May. It was so pretty when it arrived too. Firstly, I want to talk about is the actual writing of the […]

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All the Pages Printed, All the Hours Given

All the Pages Printed, All the Hours Given

I couldn’t sleep Wednesday night. That is not an unusual phenomenon, but it has been happening less as the months passed after graduating from ACU. I didn’t understand why this was happening because I was exhausted that night. Thursday morning though I woke up, way later than I planned, and my dad was already there […]

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All 9 Harry Potter Movies in 6 Days

All 9 Harry Potter Movies in 6 Days

Seeing all 9 Harry Potter movies (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was also included) in only 6 days is, in one word, exhausting! While I more than enjoyed going back to see all the movies in theatres, in XD might I add, and in a distraction-free environment is amazing. I would definitely do this […]

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Book Review | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Book Review | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Title: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Author: Betty Smith Publisher: Harper & Brothers Published Date: 1943 Pages: 493 A beautiful, simple novel that spans the teenage years of Francie Nolan. The novel begins when Francie is 11-years-old and finishes when she is almost 17. To say that this is a novel without a […]

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