As disappointed as I was with the filmmakers for their failed attempt at adapting my guilty pleasure novel, The 5th Wave, into a decent movie, I still had the book series to fall back on for comfort. At least I thought I did. It turns out the movie wasn’t the worst thing that could happen […]Read more "Book Review: The Last Star (The 5th Wave Book 3)"
Even with the cool concept, The Maze Runner was a disappointing book. The main character, Thomas, was pretty annoying as he continually asked questions nonstop due to the inability to accept his situation, and this just pointed out that the author was refusing to give the reader any answers as well. Thanks to the casting […]Read more "Movie Prep: The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner Book 2) by James Dashner"
Similar to my experience with The Fault in Our Stars, it took a trailer for an upcoming movie adaptation to finally get me interested in reading the obnoxiously popular books of John Green. Also similar to The Fault in Our Stars: I find myself outside the fandom once the pages are done turning.Read more "Movie Prep: Paper Towns by John Green"
Lauren: Thanks to my sister’s rather important life events, from getting married to becoming a doctor, there hasn’t been much time dedicated to her poor, neglected sister. But no more! Book Club is back!Read more "Book Club In Session: The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey"
Lauren: What do you do after you find out that your mom is responsible for ending the world? The only thing you can do – go find another boy to crush on! Yay young adult dystopia!Read more "Book Club in Session: In the End (In the After Book 2) by Demitria Lunetta"
With so many YA series coming out as trilogies, it’s come to be an assumption of mind that all books of the genre will come in threes. Turns out, the Reboot series will end after only two books. Can that even be called a series? Whatever the case, this duology is being quite the rebel. […]Read more "Book Review: Rebel (Reboot Book 2) by Amy Tintera"
With The Maze Runner on my “to read” list for a while now, the release of the trailer for the upcoming film adaptation was all the push I needed to finally crack the book open. Turns out I probably could have just waited for the movie.Read more "Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner"