Last night we went to see the Reasons to Stay Alive play at HOME in Manchester. We were aware of this a while back when we saw Matt Haig on his tour of Notes on a Nervous Planet and of course me and Sarah had to book tickets! Read on for a little opinion post about the play. Continue reading
I feel like there is often quite a bit of snobbery surrounding adaptations. There’s a constant thought of the book always being better than the film, often said before the film has even been released. I’ve felt like this for a long, long time and many aspects of the idea annoy me a bit! I decided to write this post after watching Charlotte’s (WonderfullyBookish) video on unpopular opinions and this came up as one. Continue reading
Today I’m feeling brave and want to address the debate that I feel is the most prominent in the reading community. That’s right people, we’re about to discuss the taboo Kindle vs Physical!
The big Kindle Vs Physical debate is one that I’ve not gotten myself in to in the past, because let’s face it, who cares what other people read on? I have many (many many many) physical copies of books personally, and I must admit that nothing beats the smell of a new book and actually holding it in your hand, seeing your progress. However, I also am the owner of a kindle and have to say I enjoy that reading experience as well. There definitely are some perks to each of the reading preferences. So if you’re stuck on whether or not to turn your bookshelf electronic here are some reasons why I think Kindles are actually a great invention!
It seems like every John Green novel is going to eventually be turned in to a movie. First The Fault In Our Stars and now Paper Towns has been released the John Green hype is officially back in full force for many booklovers. I can only imagine how the much the internet will blow up when we get more information about Looking For Alaska. I am a massive John Green fan and have been since I first picked up The Fault in Our Stars back in 2012, but are these movies actually half as good as the books are?