Book Report: IT

Synopsis: IT weaves across parallel stories – one in 1958 that follows and one in 1985 (even the last numbers of the years mirror each other). In 1958, 7 misfit tweens form an unbreakable (and necessary for childhood survival) bond over their common encounters with a strange shape-shifting monster and their isolating social identifiers: BillContinue reading “Book Report: IT”

Book Report: Bossypants by Tina Fey

Memoir is an incredibly difficult genre to write well. It requires a certain level of narcissism mixed with transcendent wisdom that must be shared with the world. Because Tina Fey lacks both of these qualities, Bossypants is a hilarious, relatable look into the unlikely success of one of the funniest women on the planet. TheContinue reading “Book Report: Bossypants by Tina Fey”

Book Report: Fire and Fury

I’ll be honest. There were only two factors that drove me to purchase this book. 1) The hype surrounding what was seemingly a damning, spare-no-soul expose on the Trump administration. 2) Trump tried to stop the book’s release, so buying it felt like a small, personal protest. It was sold out all over the city.Continue reading “Book Report: Fire and Fury”