Dark Matter | book review

Dark Matter | book review

Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .

Nerve | adaptation review

Nerve | adaptation review

Title: NerveMotion Picture Rating: PG-13Release Date: 2016Director: Henry Joost & Ariel SchulmanProduction Co.: Allison Shearmur ProductionsRuntime: 96 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Nerve. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** [...]

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 ...

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 ...

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. [...]

Bird Box | book review

Bird Box | book review

Malorie lives in an abandoned home with her two young children. They do not look outside---ever. Malorie's children have never seen the outside world. Malorie hasn't seen it in five years. Something is out there, something that, if seen, will make you go mad. Make you hurt those around you. Make you kill yourself. But Malorie wants ...

Survivor | book review

Survivor | book review

Tender Branson is the last survivor of the what has become known as the Creedish Death Cult. He has hijacked Flight 2039 and is preparing to nosedive into Australia. But before he does---while the engines slowly go out one by one---he decides to tell his life story. He details exactly how a ...

The Grownup | book review

The Grownup | book review

An unnamed young woman makes a living the only way she knows how---by conning people. Since she was a child, she's been in the business of fraud. When a developing case of carpal tunnel threatens her current job, she's offered a new position at Spiritual Palms reading auras. Easy enough, right? Just ...

TV Tuesdays | Dark

TV Tuesdays | Dark

I'm here with (you guessed it!) another binge-worthy Netflix series recommendation. What more could you ask for? You're welcome. The show I want you all to go out and watch rightnow is Dark. This series isn't brand new. It debuted on Netflix back in December and was immediately hailed as the "adult" Stranger Things. Well, I'm certifiably [...]