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

Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott is an intriguing story since it sounds so complex and emotional. The story features two characters with cystic fibrosis who fall in love but can’t get close to each other. The main characters complement each other, and the book does a good job informing the reader about the illness. I would recommend this one to fans of Everything, Everything, since it has similar aspects. Continue reading

Series Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty

Series Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty

The Summer I Turned Pretty series by Jenny Han has lots of summer vibes, and I enjoyed reading about life at a beach house. The main character is enjoyable, but she does have her moments that put me off. As well, the third and final instalment ruined the trilogy for me, and I was very dissatisfied with the ending. If you are looking to read this series, I would still recommend the first and the second book. Continue reading