Review: It Only Happens in the Movies

Review: It Only Happens in the Movies

It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne is a book that has a lot of potential but failed to deliver, in my opinion. I loved the feminist messages as well as the indie cinema setting, but I had trouble connecting with the main characters. As well, I am not the biggest fan of books in which the message is made explicitly clear and is constantly pushed on the reader, and that is what happened in this case. While this one wasn’t my favourite, there are still some aspects I found enjoyable, and those interested in books about cinema, feminism, and mental health might enjoy it. Continue reading

Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things

Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things by Jacqueline Firkins. If you enjoy a great Austen retelling, this is one book to check out. Keep reading to learn more about the book and find out about Jacqueline Firkins’ favourite book and film retellings. Also, check out the exclusive Instagram giveaway for your chance to win 1 of 3 copies of the book and a dress. (US/CAN) Continue reading

Review: YOU OWE ME A MURDER by Eileen Cook

Review: YOU OWE ME A MURDER by Eileen Cook

You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook is a high-stakes thriller that is stressful to read, but in a good way. The plot is full of twists and the characters are enjoyable. The  writing style is suspenseful and has edge-of-your-seat action that is present throughout the whole story. This is one incredible thriller for those looking to read a unique murder novel. Continue reading