Turtles All the Way Down

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Picket, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.  So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Picket’s son, Davis. Aza is trying.  She is […]

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two strangers cross paths.  Two teens with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, culminating in heroic turns-of-heart and the most epic musical ever to grace the high school stage.

An Abundance of Katherines

When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine.  And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped.  Nineteen times, to be exact.  On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his […]

Paper Towns: The Movie

If you want to check out my book review, click here. Hands down, I loved this movie.  Cara Delevigne was an amazing Margo.  Q’s road trip with Ben, Radar, Lacey (and Angela) was hilarious.  And Ansel Elgort’s appearance as the gas station clerk?  Perfect.  That made the movie for me.  They did change the ending,  […]

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 […]