Showing posts from September 1, 2019

She's The Worst

She's The Worst  by Lauren Spieller  Overview:  Jenn is about to leave for Stanford. The only problem is that she leaves tomorrow, and she hasn't told anyone in her family that she's not staying in LA. Her parents want her to stay at home and work at their antique store to keep it afloat while they teeter on the brink of divorce. April, on the other hand, has her soccer career taking off with a USC scout interested in her. The only problem is that no one takes her or her soccer serious. In a single wild day, the girls come together to form one last day of memories together before they go their separate ways.  Overall: 3.5 Characters: 3 My issues with the characters are about the same as my issues with the entire book. They're given interesting situations, but they really aren't developed beyond a couple empty traits and the problems that are defining their lives. Jenn has hatched a crazy plan to tell her parents at the very last second that she really is

The Sun Is Also A Star Movie Review

I FINALLY got to watch The Sun Is Also A Star  movie after waiting forever for it to come out on digital and then forgetting to watch it for a couple weeks. My movie theater closed for renovations right when this one hit theaters. Anyway, if anyone hasn't seen it yet, I highly encourage you to. I wasn't sure how I'd feel about the movie, but, from the first few seconds, I was hooked. I've never seen a book to movie adaption that so fully captures the spirit of a book and really dives into and encapsulates what makes the book itself unique in special. Though it's been years since I read the book, what always stands out to me about it is how much it thinks about time and how it also looks at how we're all connected and every event is connected. I wasn't sure if the movie would acknowledge these little breaks from Daniel and Natasha that made the book so special, but they completely encapsulated this nature and the little science profiles as well. These break