Lauren: As the story of The Divergent Series scales out in the sequel, Insurgent, problems begin rearing their ugly faces as a bigger story is crammed into 2 hours of film. I’m not saying I finally agree with Zac’s hatred levels when it comes to these movies, but I am starting to see his side […]Read more "Dissecting The Divergent Series: Insurgent"
Lauren: Surprising no one, least of all myself, Zac and I find ourselves on opposing sides of the enjoy it or hate it spectrum when it comes to the newest YA novel adaptation gracing the big screen. But which one of us shares the popular reaction to the film, and which one of us is […]Read more "Dissecting Divergent: Two Opinions Diverged On A Yellow Interwebs"
Now that you’ve had enough time to let our choices for what we enjoyed last year, it’s time to shift our focus towards what’s to come in 2014.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2014: First Quarter (January – March)"
Seems like just yesterday the writers here at HST… were compiling our favorites in different forms of media for 2012. Turns out another year has already passed and it’s time to decide everything from 2013 we feel worth mentioning, starting with a new category to us, books. Apparently only Heather and Lauren know how to […]Read more "HST… Best Books of 2013"
Heather and I made the mistake of starting the Divergent series when only two of the three books in the trilogy had been released, so it’s safe to say anticipation to read how the trilogy would end was running high. What is surprising is that we actually fall in different places on the love it or […]Read more "Book Club in Session: Allegiant by Veronica Roth"
With the end of the year heading this way, there’s only so much time to cram in all forms of entertainment from this year before it’s too late (if you’re writing an end of post, that is). With that said, there are still plenty of new releases heading this way competing for your attention.Read more "Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 4 (October – December)"
To continue Tris’s story started in Divergent, it’s time to scale back from the challenges of becoming Dauntless and explore what it means to be an individual in a society that survives because of conformity.Read more "Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth"
Everyone put your worn copies of The Hunger Games back on your shelves for a rest; we have a new trilogy to become obsessed with.Read more "Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth"