MOVIE REVIEW: Everything, Everything (2017)

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DIRECTOR: Stella Meghie
RUN TIME: 96 minutes
SUMMARY: Madeline has SCID, an immuno-deficiency disease that prevents her from leaving her house, until she finds a good reason to leave, Olly, the new neighbor next door.
STARRING: Amandla Stenberg | Nick Robinson
GENRE: Romance | Drama | Coming of Age
RATING: 2.5/5
NOTE: This is a movie adaptation of the YA book by Nicola Yoon of the same name.
BOOK REVIEW: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

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Monthly Reading Wrap Up: April 2018

In case you don’t know, I am officially back from my hiatus. In my hiatus I focused on finishing the spring semester and I’m happy to report I wrote all my essays, did all my exams, and passed all my classes.

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As for reading, I read a total of 8 books, but I didn’t do a lot of actual reading. Not if you consider that one book was a comic, another was a poetry collection, another was a poetry collection, two were audiobooks, and only two were full length novels and even that is debatable considering they look more like dossiers than novels.  But, I digress.

My least favorite book from April is Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella. I know this is a popular book but I had a problem with Kinsella’s portrayal of recovering from mental illness.

My favorite book for the month of April is a tie between Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler and Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. They were both wonderful and captivating.

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BOOK REVIEW: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

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AUTHOR: Nicola Yoon
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Madeline F. Whittier is confined to her home because of an illness she’s had her whole life, but that doesn’t stop her from falling for the boy next door, Olly.
GENRE: Contemporary | Young Adult | Romance |
RATING: 4.5 / 5

Lately, I feel like I start my reviews by saying “Finally I read it” or something along those lines, but it’s also true, and this review is no exception. I’ve finally read Everything Everything and considering how much I liked it, I cannot believe it took me this long to read it. Continue reading

Monthly Reading Wrap Up: March 2018

I’m not going to lie, I read a lot in March. Yes, some of the books were short enough I read them in one day, but I’m still counting them. Continue reading