So, when I saw the trailer for Sierra Burgess is a Loser back in July, I was incredibly stoked for it. I've loved Noah Centineo since I found out he was cast as Peter K in To All the Boys back in Summer 2017, and with the knowledge that he was going to be in … Continue reading Everything wrong with ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’
Since I absolutely adored Simon vs. the Homo sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, it's safe to say that I had high expectations for its sequel, Leah on the Offbeat. But regardless of how high my expectations were, it still exceeded them. While Simon vs. was told from the point of view of Simon Spier, Leah on the Offbeat is told from the … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: ‘Leah on the Offbeat’ exceeded all of my expectations
When I started this blog, I had planned on using it in part to write about my revision process and the trials and tribulations that go with that. That's still the plan, but it's super hard to do when you're not actually doing much revising. So here's the first update for you all: I'm taking … Continue reading I’m taking a break from revising my novel, and that’s okay
There's one moment in the last few months that really sticks out to me. I was having dinner with my best friend Ashley and her aunt, uncle, and cousins, and we were having a conversation any college student knows well. Her uncle was asking me what my major was and what I planned to do … Continue reading Just call yourself a writer already
Today is the third birthday of Simon vs. the Homo sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, and I took that as a sign that I need to talk about how much I adore it. This is one of the best books I have read in a long time, okay? It even beats Turtles All the Way Down, which is saying … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Will I ever write a novel as good as ‘Simon vs. the Homo sapiens Agenda’?
I realize that I am way behind on this, especially since Turtles All the Way Down was released over a month ago. But I finally started it, I put off my 15-page thesis long enough to finish it, and it deserves a blog post of its own. I'll have to admit, I'm not the biggest … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is John Green’s best work
Hey guys! This past month finally kicked off my summer break from college (I'm now a rising senior? Wild), and I've been reading and writing more than I ever have before. Which wasn't much to start with, but we won't talk about that. Anyway, I took out eight books from the library and, instead of … Continue reading Reading Recap – May 2017