Author: Marialena Gallagher

  • So You Like Books?: My Thoughts on The Book Thief

    Another tear-jerker. I finally got the chance to watch The Book Thief, based on the novel by Markus Zusack. Set in Hitler’s Germany during World War II, the main character, a young girl named Liesel Meminger finds herself adjusting to her adoptive family. She finds comfort in reading books and sharing them with others. First […]

  • The Fault in Our Stars

    As the title suggests, I just saw The Fault in Our Stars, based on the book by John Green. If you haven’t read it, here it is without spoiling: It’s a love story about two terminal cancer patients, Hazel Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort). They meet at a cancer support group in […]