My Thoughts and an Excerpt from Tahereh Mafi’s New Novel, A Very Large Expanse of Sea

My Thoughts and an Excerpt from Tahereh Mafi’s New Novel, A Very Large Expanse of Sea

This is a little bit different from what I normally do, but I was perusing Twitter when I saw this: In my head, I was hyperventilating. I had heard Tahereh Mafi was going to move away from her high fantasy books to write something that felt much more autobiographical. I knew that it would be [...]

The New Crimes of Grindelwald Teaser Trailer

The New Crimes of Grindelwald Teaser Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sEaYB4rLFQ Well, if you follow me on Instagram then you know that I'm obsessed with the new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Check out the new trailer above. I've already watched this a few times through and there were a couple of things that got me the most excited by this: The [...]

Why I Sometimes See the Movie Before I Read the Book

Why I Sometimes See the Movie Before I Read the Book

My friend, Michaela, at The Ardent Biblio recently talked about reading War and Peace for the first time. If you aren't aware, War and Peace is considered one of the best books of all time written by the most prolific writers, Leo Tolstoy. However, it was originally written in Russian, is over 1400 pages long, and it takes place during [...]