Popcorn and a Book (37): The Giver

Popcorn and a Book (37): The Giver

  The Book: 1993 The Giver by Lois Lowry (Laurel-Leaf Books, an imprint of Random House) The Film: 2014 The Giver directed by Phillip Noyce (Walden Media) If you’ve read my review of the book, you will know that I wasn’t blown away by it. But I was looking forward to seeing how the film handled this dystopian story … Continue reading

Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

From Laurel-Leaf: Jonas”s world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Rom Com Movies

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Rom Com Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is a bit different. Books are just one form of story, but what about all the other story medias out there? This week we were asked to look at our favourite movies and/or TV shows. I’m a chick-flick fiend … Continue reading

Review: White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout

From Harlequin TEEN: Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she’s anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses. Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to fit in, but … Continue reading