Reviews

Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Title: Every Note Played Author: Lisa Genova Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scout Press Date published: March 20th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 307 Rating: 4/5 An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing… Continue reading Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

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Review: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Title: Flowers for Algernon Author: Daniel Keyes Type: Fiction Genre: Science Fiction Date published: March 1966 Format: Paperback Page Count: 216 Rating: 5/5 The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental… Continue reading Review: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Title: Turtles All the Way Down Author: John Green Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Dutton Books Date published: October 10th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 288 Rating: 3.5/5 Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager… Continue reading Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

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Review: Smothered by Autumn Chiklis

Title: Smothered Author: Autumn Chiklis Type: Fiction Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Publisher: August 7th 2018 Date published: August 7th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 304 Rating: 4/5 Eloise “Lou” Hansen is graduating from Columbia University summa cum laude, and she's ready to conquer the world. Just a few minor problems: she has no job, no prospects, and she’s moving back… Continue reading Review: Smothered by Autumn Chiklis

Movies

Film Trailer: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before is coming to screens on August 17, 2018! Running 1h39m, the film will be a film adaptation of Jenny Han's 2014 novel. Here is a compilation of the things you need to know about the film. Trailer I'm sure a lot of people in the books community have… Continue reading Film Trailer: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

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Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Balzer + Bray Date published: February 28th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 453 Rating: 5/5 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when… Continue reading Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Bookish Thoughts

Book Rant: When Elephants Fly

Ok, let me start off saying that I’m writing this at 4 am in the morning. Cause. I. Can’t. Sleep. Let me sum up my schedule yesterday. I got this book at one pm. Finished writing the review at twelve. I was holding back so much though. Editing and cutting, editing and cutting. If I didn’t, the… Continue reading Book Rant: When Elephants Fly

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Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Title: When Elephants Fly Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date published: September 4th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 5/5 There are some battles worth fighting even if it means losing yourself. T. Lily Decker is a high school senior with a twelve-year plan: avoid stress, drugs,… Continue reading Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

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Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Title: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things Author: Carolyn Mackler Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Date published: April 3, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 256 Rating: 4/5 Fifteen-year-old Virginia feels like a plus-sized black sheep in her family, especially next to her perfect big brother Byron. Not to mention… Continue reading Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler