Gemina | book review

Gemina | book review

Gemina, though it focuses on new characters, begins just minutes after Illuminae concludes. If you recall, the characters from the first book are aboard science vessel Hypatia and are headed towards Jump Station Heimdall after narrowly escaping total destruction for about the fifth time. Unfortunately, Heimdall is in just as much trouble: BeiTech---the organization ...

TBR Cleanup

TBR Cleanup

Happy snowy Saturday, friends. I don't know about you guys, but here in Ohio we got about 6 inches of snow yesterday. The roads were so bad I had to call off work. That's okay, though---snow days are for reading, and that's exactly what I did. This year I am fiercely determined to reach my [...]

Nerve | book review

Nerve | book review

Vee is a behind-the-stage kind of girl. While her best friend shines in the spotlight both on and off stage, Vee does her makeup and walks in her shadow. So when the chance arises to do something out of character, Vee surprises herself and everyone else: she becomes a player in Nerve, a game where you complete dares for ...

I Was Here | book review

I Was Here | book review

Cody is distraught over the loss of her best friend, Meg. They found Meg in a hotel room, her body full of a rare, deadly poison. A poison that she obtained illegally and secretly. A poison that she drank herself. Cody is not only devastated that Meg is dead, but also furious. Cody was Meg’s best friend. How could Meg be so ...

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 [...]