The Hate U Give \\ trailer reaction & thoughts

The THUG trailer came out a few days ago!

I’m actually lucky: I read THUG the other week (review here) so I didn’t have to wait too long for the trailer to come out. 

But anyway, now it is! So let us react, discuss and assess.

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Most Anticipated Book-to-Film Adaptions \\ Winter 2018

Hello Book Ravens!

So today (January 15th, 2018) I made plans to go see the new Jumanji movie with a friend, because I loved the original and I’ve been hearing good reviews for it.* The original movie was actually based off of a children’s book, and so when I was thinking of ideas for my Monday post, book-to-film came to mind.

There have been a lot of YA books being announced for adaptions! It’s both great, and awful (they’ll probably adapt it horribly…but I still have hope**). Despite that, I do have some anticipated releases – and not all of them look like disasters…


So here are my anticipated movie releases for January-April!


*surprisingly – I was expecting it to go downhill…

**unfortunetly. damn.

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Love, Simon || Trailer Reaction & Thoughts

Hello Bibliophiles!

The Love, Simon trailer has finally come out!

For those of you who don’t know, Love, Simon is a film coming out in 2018 that is based off of the YA novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It’s about Simon Spier, a not-yet-out gay high school student, and how he manages that along with his emails to his pen pal Blue.

So let’s watch the adaption trailer and discuss it together!

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Everything, Everything | Movie Review


Read the book: Yes\No

Saw in Theater: Yes\No

Book Spoilers Ahead!


I got to see Everything, Everything with my friend Tyr this past weekend, which is good because I was about to steal it from someone

I’ve been looking forward to this movies for a long time, for two reasons:

One: I really enjoyed the book! I liked the characters, and the drawings on the inside, and how most of it took place through texts.

Two: Both Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson will be in upcoming Book-to-Films (more on that later) so I was interested in their acting style.

Let’s talk about the ups and downs of Everything, Everything ↓

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Anne with an “E” | Show Review

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Anne with an “E” is a Netflix adaption of the classic, Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery.

I loved this book when I was younger – the best parts about it were Anne (who is so wonderfully creative and fanciful), her friendship with Diana, and the lightheartedness of the story, even though it had a darker background.


Since I love this series so much, I decided to watch this show…I will tell you up front, while I liked it (for the most part) it’s definitely a hit-or-miss adaption.

So if you’re up for hearing my thoughts on it, read on.

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