Wrap-ups

May 2018 wrap-up: What did I read, write, and do?

No, really. Someone teach me how to write nice titles. Anyhoo… Here’s all the things I did in May. Books read Buddy read this with Simant at Flipping Through The Pages. We loved this book and it took us a really long time to get over how adorable it was. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review to come.  …… Continue reading May 2018 wrap-up: What did I read, write, and do?

Book Reviews

Buddy read review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

I buddy-read this book with Simant, the lovely blogger behind Flipping Through The Pages. Both Sim and I adored this book and have been waxing eloquent about it ever since! Goodreads synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret.…… Continue reading Buddy read review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Book Reviews

Banned, challenged, authorship questioned: My take on the controversial book, Go Ask Alice.

This book was in my TBR for the longest time before I finally read it for Dewey’s 24 hour readathon. Read on to find out my take on this extremely controversial book. Goodreads synopsis: A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale. January 24th After you’ve had it, there…… Continue reading Banned, challenged, authorship questioned: My take on the controversial book, Go Ask Alice.

Book Reviews

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I don’t know if you noticed, but this is all I’ve talked about both here and on Twitter this past week. I finally picked up Simon and boy, what a great decision it was! Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email…… Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

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