Review: What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter

Review: What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter

What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter is a story about a love triangle that really only has two people in it. I normally shy away from books about social media or books since they are generally cringey, but this one has a little more depth to it. I enjoyed the balance of wholesome moments with more heavy ones, but the main character became a little bit frustrating. The love triangle is meant to be a nice tension, but since Halle brings all the drama upon herself and technically has the power to end it at any time, it is difficult to feel sorry for her. However, I still liked the overall concept, and I enjoyed reading the book. Continue reading

Book vs. Movie: Five Feet Apart

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Don’t Judge a Book by its Movie is a feature on The Candid Cover spotlighting and reviewing book to movie adaptations.

Five Feet Apart is a film I had been looking forward to since I really enjoyed reading the novel. The book is so heartwarming, and this translates to the screen pretty well. However, the film appears much more unrealistic and cringey than the novel, even though the plot is followed pretty closely. Both versions are enjoyable, but I found the novel better executed and more believable. Continue reading