Book Review – Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Timing was everything—that was more and more obvious the older you got, when you finally understood that the universe wasn’t held together in any way that made sense. There was no order, there was no plan. It was all about what you’d had for breakfast, and what kind of mood you were in when you…

Book Review – The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

“The idea that you could rethink the thing you’d always thought you wanted and change your plan – it was almost a revolutionary concept. That you could choose what would make you happy, not successful.” Rating: 4/5 I was heading off to Florida in a few days time, so I wanted to  pick up a…

Book Review – The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

Ratings: Shadow and Bone: 4/5 Siege and Storm: 3/5 Ruin and Rising: 3/5 (although, I would argue this was a 2/5) Look, I'm not going to hate. I'm not going to hate because the Grisha fandom is very strong and I'm worried that a mob of fans will come to my house with pitchforks. They'd…

When the movie is better than the book

Everyone always says that the book is better than the movie. I can rattle off a list of books right now where the book was so much better than the movie adaption. However, there are some movies that shine brighter than the books they're based on. Perhaps it's an advice book about what to expect when…