Book Review: The Girls

By | July 16th, 2018|#trending, hit the books, pop culture|

Sooo I’m pretty late to the game on reviewing this one. I read it, loved it, then life got busy. Same old story. Turns out the reminder I needed was a scandal: the author, Emma Cline, was accused of plagiarism by her ex-boyfriend. His claims were deemed false, so it sounds like a jealousy issue…but [...]

Book Review: Down the Shore

By | August 18th, 2015|hit the books|

As I've mentioned before, I'm a sucker for novels about excess - money, power, caloric intake, you name it. Throw in prep school kids, twenty-something debauchery, and a European destination, and I'm sold. Stan Parish's novel Down the Shore first came to my attention through a blurb in Cosmopolitan. Definitely a sign of quality literature, I know. I've [...]

Book Review: My Paris Dream

By | July 25th, 2015|hit the books|

I constantly dream of packing up and moving to Europe. (Maybe not the packing part, actually, considering one of my biggest anxieties about said dream is how I would transport all of my clothes.) During the winter I downloaded an app to help me relearn the French that I've forgotten since my high school days. I've [...]

Book Reviews (in Bulk)!

By | September 4th, 2014|hit the books|

I’m ashamed at how much I’ve been slacking with my blog lately, but I haven’t been slacking with my reading. That being said, I’ve combined some of the books I’ve enjoyed over the last couple of weeks into one review. Gotta make up for lost time! Happy reading, bookworms!   If you’re in the mood [...]

Book Review: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

By | July 1st, 2014|hit the books|

I discovered Jojo Moyes' Me Before You on one of the six million Pinterest lists of "25 Books You Must Read Before You Turn X-Age!" The description was as vague as the title, but it was enough to intrigue me. I promise to summarize the novel without any spoilers: The protagonist, Louisa Clark, is a broke [...]