Favorite Reads, Wednesday Whimsy

Wednesday Whimsy | ADAPTATIONS & OTHER MUSINGS

Okay, since I tend to have Wednesdays off, I’m thinking of adding a little more to my blog besides just book reviews and the occassional rant about pet peeves.  Today, I will be discussing screen adaptations of books.

In other news I just watched To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netlfix and it was so friggin cute that I can’t not gush about it.

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Book Review

Book Review | TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE, by Jenny Han

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #1), by Jenny Han

Publish Date: April 15, 2014
Published by: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 369
Genre: YA Romance
My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5 out of 5 stars)


Synopsis:

What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them… all at once? 

Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.


My Review:

So, I’ve had this one sitting in my ereader for a couple of years now, and never felt like the right mood for it. But with the movie coming out on Netflix and seeing the trailer and all the posts about it on social media, the cuteness overload made me crave reading it to no end so of course I finally caved (despite having like four other books already in my currently-reading pile). This was fast-paced, funny and cute, with so much realness to it that I felt like the characters could easily walk off the page and into my life.  Continue reading “Book Review | TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE, by Jenny Han”