Review: Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019)

Loosely based on the 1994 classic “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” Hulu’s miniseries of the same name sets out to join the resurgence of the romantic comedy genre with a fresh twist. The original film, which follows Charles (Hugh Grant) and Carrie (Andie MacDowell) after they meet at a wedding and struggle with their love story’s timing over the … Continue reading Review: Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019)

REVIEW: ‘The Greatest Showman’ Soundtrack

"Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation." Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, and Rebecca Ferguson. In theaters: Wednesday, December … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘The Greatest Showman’ Soundtrack

REVIEW: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Genre: contemporary, romance Format: paperback, 378 pages Published: May 30, 2017 (Simon Pulse) Rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect … Continue reading REVIEW: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

REVIEW: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Genre: Contemporary Format: Hardcover, 336 pages Published: April 11, 2017 Rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary (goodreads): Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach … Continue reading REVIEW: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

REVIEW: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare

Series: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy #1-#10 Genre: Fantasy, Romance Format: Hardcover, 672 pages Published: November 15, 2016 Rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. But the events of City of Heavenly Fire left him stripped of his memories, and Simon isn’t … Continue reading REVIEW: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare

REVIEW: A Tyranny of Petticoats by Jessica Spotswood

Genre: Historical Published: March 8th, 2016 Format: Hardcover, 354 pages, Candlewick Press Rating: 3/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): Criss-cross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago. Join fifteen of today’s most talented writers of young … Continue reading REVIEW: A Tyranny of Petticoats by Jessica Spotswood

REVIEW: Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer

Series: Wires and Nerve #1 (a continuation of The Lunar Chronicles) Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Romance Published: January 31, 2017 Format: Hardcover, 240 pages (Feiwel and Friends) Rating: 3/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): In her first graphic novel, bestselling author Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new, action-packed story about … Continue reading REVIEW: Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer