If my sister owed me a dollar for each time she said “aww” while watching Wonder, she would owe me something around $50. Though I joke about my sister’s repeat “aww-ing,” Wonder really is that type of movie. In each scene you either feel very sad, or very happy. It’s a back and forth between those two emotions. Continue reading “Book vs. Movie: Wonder”
If you love books, something inspired that love along the way. Whether another person did, or a specific book did, something brought you to the point where you began to love books. And for those who had a slower descent into the love of reading, several books and people might have inspired it. For me, there was a single moment where I went from reading indifference to loving to read. Continue reading “Beginning to Love Reading”
2016 brought the announcement of the DC Icons series, a new young adult series focusing on famed DC comic characters, penned by best-selling YA authors. The topic alone was not enough to enthuse me–I don’t read many comics, nor novels based on comics–but the authors starting out the series did.
The authors include Leigh Bardugo (Grishaverse) on a Wonder Woman title, Marie Lu (Legend, Young Elites) on a Batman title, Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, A Court of Thorns and Roses) on Catwoman and Matt de la Peña (Last Stop on Market Street) on Superman. Continue reading “DC Icons Series”
Did you know Feb. 9 is National Pizza Day? In honor of this esteemed holiday, I pulled together a list of books for pizza-lovers of all ages. Picture books, juvenile fiction and adult fiction are included below. Share any other pizza books you know in the comments! Continue reading “Books to Read If You Love Pizza”
January is the usual time of year for “Most Anticipated” book and movie lists for the upcoming year. Though I missed that month for making a list, my to-read list fluctuates more than my to-watch list anyways. Here are my five most anticipated reads (so far) of 2018. Comment below with your own 2018 anticipated reads! Continue reading “2018 Anticipated Reads”