After You | book review

After You | book review

Ladies and gents, I'm back!!! Title: After You Author: Jojo Moyes Series: Me Before You (#2) Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books Publication Date: September 2015 Genre(s): Romance, Drama, Adult fiction Opening Line: The big man at the end of the bar is sweating. *If you haven't yet read Me Before You and do not want any spoilers, I'd suggest not reading this book review. [...]

Me Before You | book review

Me Before You | book review

Title: Me Before You Author: Jojo Moyes Series: Me Before You Publisher: Viking Adult Publication Date: January 2012 Genre(s): Romance, Drama, Adult fiction Opening Line: When he emerges from the bathroom she is awake, propped up against the pillows and flicking through the travel brochures that were beside his bed. The Synopsis Will Traynor used to be Somebody with a capital [...]

Olivay | book review

Olivay | book review

Title: Olivay Author:Deborah Reed Series: n/a Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Publication Date: July 2015 Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Opening Line: Those who saw what happened that morning never said a word about Will's long stride when he walked down the sidewalk, or the way his legs bowed slightly with every step. The Synopsis Olivay’s entire life changed in a single [...]

Much Ado About Nothing | book review

Much Ado About Nothing | book review

Title: Much Ado About Nothing Author: William Shakespeare Series: None Publisher: n/a Publication Date: 1600 Genre(s): Fiction, Drama, Comedy Opening Line: "I learn in this letter that Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night to Messina." The Synopsis When Prince Don Pedro comes to Messina after a successful battle, he brings with him his bastard brother (Don Jon), [...]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | book review

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | book review

Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream Author: William Shakespeare Series: None Publisher: n/a Publication Date: 1600 Genre(s): Fiction, Drama, Comedy Opening Line: "Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour / Draws on apace..." The Synopsis Hermia is in love with Lysander; unfortunately, she is being forced to marry Demetrius, live the rest of her life as a nun, or die. She [...]

The Taming of the Shrew | book review

The Taming of the Shrew | book review

Title: The Taming of the Shrew Author: William Shakespeare Series: None Publisher: n/a Publication Date: 1623 Genre(s): Fiction, Drama, Comedy Opening Line: "I'll pheeze you, in faith." As you may or may not know, I am taking a Young Adult Literature class this semester, which I am thrilled about. In addition, I am taking a Shakespeare Literature class, which [...]

The Martian | adaptation review

The Martian | adaptation review

Title: The Martian Motion Picture Rating: PG13 Release Date: October 2015 Director: Ridley Scott Production Co.: Twentieth Century Fox Runtime: 144 min My Rating: 4.5 stars This is my first adaptation review and I am happy to be starting with the film The Martian, the adaptation of the novel written by Andy Weir. I've been meaning to [...]

Forbidden | book review

Forbidden | book review

Title: Forbidden Author: Tabitha Suzuma Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: January 2010 Rating: 4 stars Writing a review for this novel is...incredibly difficult. What to say...what to say... Reading the synopsis of Forbidden, I was very intrigued. I've never read anything of the sorts before - a brother and sister, falling in love? It got me [...]