Read It, Watched It: Divergent

Books adapted into movies are rough—if you’ve read the book, you can’t help but compare the book to the movie. If you’ve seen the movie and then try to read the book, it can be difficult to finish because you already know the ending. I’m always nervous to watch the movie of a book IContinue reading “Read It, Watched It: Divergent”

Top Ten Tuesday: 10/7

Ten Books for Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels 1. Luna Lovegood from the Harry Potter series is basically my spirit animal. She’s so unashamedly herself, quirks and all and I absolutely admire that. She’s brave, beautiful, and so smart. 2. Firefly Lane’s Tully Hart is another of my spirit animals. She’s afraid of absolutelyContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 10/7”

Top Ten Tuesday: 9/30

Top Ten Books That Were Hard For Me To Read 1. Columbine by Dave Cullen is by far the most difficult book I’ve ever read. In fact, I haven’t even finished it yet. It isn’t difficult because it’s written poorly or it’s boring—it’s difficult because when I’m reading non-fiction, I have a tendency to putContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 9/30”

Lauren’s Autumn Reads

I’m currently struggling through a book I’m not thrilled with (it’s not quite to the ‘didn’t finish’ stage—I’m too far in), so I thought I would think positively and look toward the future: the books I want to read this fall. In my world, fall begins September 1st, though in everyone else’s it’s typically atContinue reading “Lauren’s Autumn Reads”