Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon is the ballroom dance book I have been waiting for. With descriptions of dance and a little magical realism, this is a unique read with a lot of heart. The main character is also well-developed, and the philosophical questions throughout the story make for a thought-provoking read. Fans of Nicola Yoon will not be disappointed with this latest work. Continue reading

Book vs. Movie: The Sun is Also a Star

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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.

The Sun is Also a Star is a book to movie adaptation that could have been so much more. The novel is an incredible love story that focuses on destiny. However. the screenplay just seems to have strayed so far from the book that it is incredibly boring to watch. With an incredible cast and fantastic cinematography, this is a disappointing film. Continue reading

2016 YA Fall Books to Get Excited About


Fall YA Books

2016 YA FALL Books

The number of amazing 2016 YA books releasing this fall is amazing!  The fall is the absolute best time to be a bookworm. There is nothing more satisfying than a cool day to spark an afternoon of sipping pumpkin flavoured drinks and curling up with a great book. I have rounded up a few of the 2016 YA books that I am most eager to cozy up with this fall. I hope that you find some 2016 YA books to enjoy! Continue reading