Book Reviews

Bird Box Netflix TV show and book review

You know me. I’m just your run-of-the-mill Sandra Bullock fan and a book nerd. I saw Bird Box’s trailer and was hooked immediately! I love post-apocalyptic stories and Sandy Bullock was starring in it? The popcorn was already a-poppin’. I only recently discovered that the movie was actually based on a book, so I immediately…… Continue reading Bird Box Netflix TV show and book review

TV shows

Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

This is a spoiler-free review. I was 8 when I saw my mother using a Ouija board. We were at my cousin’s house and I was wandering around, bored. I opened a random room, and there she was, sitting on the floor, across from my aunt. They both had their hands on a planchette, but…… Continue reading Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

Book Reviews

Emotions Explained With Buff Dudes by Andrew Tsyaston

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: You know how, since the dawn of humanity, great philosophers and poets have dedicated their entire lives to exploring concepts like love, life itself, logic, and sorrow? Well, those…… Continue reading Emotions Explained With Buff Dudes by Andrew Tsyaston

Book Reviews

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

I didn’t know of this amazing book’s existence until the trailer of its Netflix adaptation dropped. Would I want to read an epistolary novel set during World War II about book lovers? HELL YEAH! Goodreads synopsis: “I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books…… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

General · Wrap-ups

April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?

Sometimes, I think I need an award for all the creativity I put into blog titles. Anyhoo… I don’t generally do wrap-ups, but this is one of the aforementioned “new things”. Like every other wrap-up post in the blogosphere, we will be looking back at everything that happened in April.   Books read This poignant…… Continue reading April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?

TV shows

TV show review: Netflix’s The Chalet

I’ve recently been struggling to find a good, binge-worthy TV show on Netflix. Every weekend, I’ll keep scrolling endlessly through the site and find nothing at all. So this week, when the French thriller, The Chalet, dropped on Netflix, I immediately jumped at it. This six-episode show is about childhood friends returning to Valmoline, a…… Continue reading TV show review: Netflix’s The Chalet

General · TV shows

TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.

Look, I’m no one to tell you how to live your life, but what are you even doing if you haven’t watched La Casa de Papel yet? This is a Spanish heist show that Netflix added in December 2017. After Netflix Germany’s amazing sci-fi TV show Dark, I’ve started watching more international shows. La Casa…… Continue reading TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.