There’s Someone Inside Your House | book review

There’s Someone Inside Your House | book review

Makani Young was forced to leave her life behind in Hawaii after a terrible accident. She now lives with her grandmother in Osborne, Nebraska---basically, a giant corn field, the most boring place on the planet. That is, until Makani's classmates started turning up dead. And not just dead---horribly, disgustingly mutilated. Makani and ...

2019 Bullet Journal

2019 Bullet Journal

It's halfway through the first month of 2019, and I think I'm finally ready to share my yearly spreads for this year's bullet journal. I somehow lucked out and finished my last bujo right at the end of 2018, allowing me to start 2019 with a fresh, new journal. Unfortunately, I made a dire mistake [...]

Speak No Evil | book review

Speak No Evil | book review

Speak No Evil follows best friends Niru and Meredith as they navigate the treacherous waters of senior year. But end-of-year exams and track meets are the least of their problems. For Meredith, it's all about getting into Harvard alongside her best friend; for Niru, it's hiding his true self from his parents. Niru is gay, and when his ...

2019 Book-to-Film Adaptations

2019 Book-to-Film Adaptations

Another year means another batch of adaptations to either enchant or disappoint us all---or maybe just me. As it's only the first week of 2019, all the movies coming out this year haven't necessarily been announced; however, of those that have, here are some of the big book-to-film adaptations coming out this year that you [...]

2018 in Review

2018 in Review

Good evening and welcome to my final post of 2018. For years I've been doing the same little NYE post as a kind of recap of the past year, and I enjoy it more and more every year. Non-book-wise, this was a pretty busy year. My girlfriend and I celebrated 3 years of dating. We [...]

Bird Box | adaptation review

Bird Box | adaptation review

Title: Bird BoxMotion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2018Director: Susanne BierProduction Co.: Bluegrass FilmsRuntime: 124 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Bird Box. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** Let's talk horror. [...]

The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

Ever since my girlfriend and I met in college 4 years ago, we have had differing opinions on The Great Gatsby, both the novel and its adaptations. It was a never-ending source of amusement to those around us in our English classes and continues to be so for our friends who know us now. Because my girlfriend and I read ...