Posts by Sarah


When summer rolls around, I start to crave books about Europe the way kids crave ice cream when they are at the pool (or, let’s be honest with ourselves, always). If the book is about sunny Italy, I can’t pull out my wallet fast enough to purchase it. That’s why when the summer heat started to roll in at the beginning of June, I decided it was time to pull Love and Gelato off my bookshelf. If the title were not enough of a hint, it is...

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There are some books that you really want to love. Maybe you have heard a lot of positive hype in the blogger community about the book. Maybe your best friend told you it is the BEST BOOK EVER. Maybe it won lots of prestigious awards. But you open it up, and you feel…disappointed. White Fur was that book for me. No, there was no hype around the book. I received the advanced reader copy, so there was no danger of that. Still, when I...

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Before I proceed with this review, I have a confession to make: I am kinda obsessed with Anna Kendrick. In case you are reading this: no, Anna, I am not going to stand outside your window with a boom box. This is because I don’t have a boom box. In all seriousness, I feel the need to declare my undying love of Anna Kendrick because it probably colors this review slightly. Still, even though I constantly check her Twitter and see most...

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Okay, I admit it. If a movie adaptation of a young adult novel is coming out, I am running—not walking—to the nearest local bookshop to purchase it. So it is no surprise that I sprinted to get my hands on Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver. I am really surprised that this book was made into a movie. The book is about a girl, Sam, who dies in a car accident, but she wakes up to repeat the day over again. This happens to her for seven days....

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As far as John Hughes fans went, I swore I was the biggest one. I have seen most of his films (if John Candy is in it, I have not seen it…this is not intentional, but a really weird fluke that I have yet to rectify) multiple times. I have dreamed of twisting and shouting with Ferris Bueller. I have very strong opinions about Duckie and Andie’s dress (yes to Duckie, no to the dress). I have a Jake Ryan t-shirt, and I contemplated...

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