Between the Pages | February

The Circle by Dave Eggers I love reading books before the movie adaption comes out. Yes, I’m often guilty of saying, “Well, the book was SO much better.” But to be real, I never expect a movie to include every detail of a novel. Sure, I wish that each Harry Potter movie was about 10 hours long with every line and every detail as J.K. Rowling originally wrote, but we all know that isn’t possible. Words haven’t the limitations the screen does; films are pieces of created magic while the power of words is a type of magic humans are born … Continue reading Between the Pages | February

Between the Pages | January

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys If you’re anything like me, historical fiction isn’t something you probably read often. The name of the genre itself is a contradiction and can often seem dry, cliché or simply uninteresting. However, I’ve lately been discovering the power historical fiction holds and how it’s one of the best ways to gain knowledge and become emotionally connected to the past. I’ve been fascinated with World War II; the atrocities that took place, the horrors humanity is capable of and the utter devastation it left all less than a hundred years ago. Among the historical … Continue reading Between the Pages | January