• Lit,  Reviews

    My First John Green Book Goes… Fine?

    Turtles All the Way Down by John Green My rating: 3.5/5 The first few pages reminded me of a short story I wrote in second grade, “The Bossy Bell.” This made me think that I wouldn’t relate to the main characters much. I was wrong in some ways. Daisy, while being an insane Star Wars fan (Chewie & Rey? Really?), I relate to how she feels about friendships in general. As well as fanfiction. I also quite liked Davis. I would also not like someone who made fun of Ironman. With these characters, it feels like I should like this book a bit more. I just wasn’t a big fan…

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    Taylor Jenkins Reid – A Genius? *Spoilers for Daisy Jones & The Six*

    Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid My rating: 4/5 “Men often think they deserve a sticker for treating women like people.” I think the best thing about this book is the phenomenal way Taylor Jenkins Reid writes insufferable characters, yet you still want to find out what happens to every single one of them. This story is written in such an interesting way that you either love it or hate it. I loved it and found it very easy to follow, and I loved the world-building elements that it created. However, I did not like the part with the author. It took too much away from the…