I’m pregnant. This has little to do with The Martian, other than the fact that I find myself trying to make it through at least a fraction of my TBR list before the baby’s arrival.* And this book has been sitting on that list since the movie adaptation was released in 2015.(more…)
Social distancing. Isolating. Quarantining. It doesn’t matter what action you’re taking at the moment, because your mind is probably preoccupied with COVID-19 no matter what.(more…)
A semi-regular, ongoing series of posts where I discuss movie adaptations of books, because I love books and I love movies.
A Simple Favor first entered my reading orbit when I saw a teaser trailer for its movie adaptation. Paul Feig, a comedy genius, was making… a mystery thriller? With Anna Kendrick, who’s also known for her comedic chops? Ok, I’ll bite. But I’ve got to read the book first, of course.(more…)
A semi-regular, ongoing series of posts where I discuss movie adaptations of books, because I love books and I love movies
If I had a nickel for every time I read a book and thought, “This would make a much better movie” …Well, I’d maybe have 20 cents. My husband would say this is because I’m a book snob. But I can’t help it if most of the books I’ve read are so totally engrossing that I want to spend more than two hours with the story.
Welcome to a semi-regular, ongoing series of posts where I discuss movie adaptations of books, because I love books and I love movies.
I don’t always feel like a bona fide adult. Sure, I’ve ticked a few of the ‘grown up’ milestones off my list: marriage, buying a home, establishing a career. But I often feel like I’m just playacting at being a real adult. I can’t possibly be in my mid-30s, right? It’s insane to think that my high school days were over 15 years ago and that 20 years ago now only barely qualifies as the 1990s.