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
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
Let's get one thing straight: I loathe character charts. I struggle immensely with character development, and I've filled out one too many charts about my main characters. The ones with 500+ questions are, for whatever awful reason, the ones I lean toward most, and maybe that's part of the problem. Either way, I never finish … Continue reading 5 Fun Ways to Develop Your Characters
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