Okie doke. Let's go. Okay. I've been waiting to watch Love, Simon until I could get my hands on Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. When I noticed the film on HBO, I decided to just go ahead and listen to the audiobook at work, as I wasn't actively searching for the physical copy, anyway. I really enjoyed the audiobook and was excited to watch the film. So last weekend, I . . .
Korede answers her phone and hears those four words she'd hoped she'd never hear again: Korede, I killed him. This marks the third time Korede's younger sister, Ayoola, has killed a man in "self-defense," so she claims. Korede isn't sure she believes this or not, but she loves her sister fiercely and will do anything to protect her. But when Ayoola starts . . .
Tori Spring is a cynic---she hates school, people, and cliches. The only things she likes to do is blog, sleep, and watch films. She thinks there's nobody like her, and that nobody likes her in general. So when a boy named Michael Holden shows up at school and wants nothing more than to be her friend, Tori just can't comprehend why. At the same time . . .
Auburn doesn't expect a one-night gig working a stranger's art gallery to change her life forever---she just needs the money. She recently moved to Dallas---which she hates---and hardly knows anyone there apart from her dead boyfriend's family and her new roommate. She's surprised to find herself immediately drawn to this mysterious artist, like . . .
November 9 is a day Fallon has dreaded for 2 years. It marks the anniversary of the terrible fire that scarred over 30% of her body, a day that took away her looks, her confidence, and her career. But this year, she meets someone that changes November 9 forever. She and Ben have an instant connection. And even though Fallon . . .
70% of the time, Stella is your typical teenager—going to school, hanging out with friends, and making YouTube videos. The other 30%, though, is spent in hospitals, due to her lungs. Stella has Cystic Fibrosis, and her main goal in life is to get a new pair of lungs. And, of course, make her parents happy. Will has seen . . .
A man called Ove just wants to die in peace. He's had a long life, one filled with equal parts happiness and sorrow, as most lives are. But when a boisterous, chatty family moves in next door to Ove, his daily consistencies are immediately interrupted. And it's not just Parvana and her family that won't leave Ove alone---suddenly . . .
Lilly has a lot on her plate---school, a crazy family, helping her mom sell jewelry, trying to (finally) write the entire lyrics to at least one song, trying to get the guy who probably doesn't even know her name to notice her...just to name a few. Though the hardest part of her day is probably trying to pay attention in Chemistry class. She used to ...
Pat Peoples just got out of what he calls "the bad place," a neural-health facility. He is ready for "apart time" with his wife, Nikki, to end. He's a changed man---he is practicing being nice instead of right, he's working out to get in shape, and he's ... Continue reading