Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: Me Before You

I'm not really sure how to talk about this book without also delving into an enormous can of worms about disability and death with dignity laws and both of those things as they relate to blatant tear-jerker literature, but here we are anyway, so I guess here we go. The Book: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes… Continue reading I Read It First: Me Before You

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Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: Far From the Madding Crowd

We've officially struck upon the book I enjoyed reading the least! I never would have guessed that in a year that had me reading 50 Shades of Grey and a Nicholas Sparks novel, neither would be the worst romance I had to read. Seriously, this book is horrible. Ugh. I needed wine to finish reading it. Don't… Continue reading I Read It First: Far From the Madding Crowd

Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: Mortdecai

Finally, a book in this series that I'm actually excited about. Which is not to say that Mortdecai is flawless, but rather that movie people don't choose very interesting source material most of the time. Let's get into some pompous mystery satire, shall we? The Book: The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery by Kyril Bonfiglioli (completed after his death by Craig… Continue reading I Read It First: Mortdecai

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Let It Shine

A few weeks ago, I was browsing Netflix in search of something short and mindless to watch while I ate dinner, like most people do when faced with the endless possibilities and indecisiveness of Netflix. This particular evening, however, was destined for greatness when it landed me on a little gem of a Disney original movie… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Let It Shine

Books, Reviews, Writing

The Canongate Myths series

~~Blog Pact default! Thanks to Anne, Mike, & Brendan, we all get to write punishment posts this week, which means BONUS FRIDAY POST. Thanks, guys! Go team!~~ I recommend a lot of books on this blog, but I don't recommend a lot of series. This is because I don't typically read books that come in… Continue reading The Canongate Myths series

Books, Gender, Movies

Movies You Didn’t Know Were Adaptations

When I was writing Friday's post, I started to notice a trend in the movies I was pointing out: more than half of them were based on classic works. The more I thought about it, the more examples I was able to come up with, which lead me to this post. Here are a few… Continue reading Movies You Didn’t Know Were Adaptations

Reviews

Transmedia and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

For those of you who don't follow me on tumblr, there's a web series you should be watching. It is called The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, and it is a modern adaptation of Jane Austen's Price and Prejudice, and it's one of the best things currently happening both on the Internet and in the world of innovative storytelling… Continue reading Transmedia and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries