Books have been a significant inspiration at the movies since the earliest days of the cinema. We’re never less than thrilled (if, perhaps, trepidatious) when we learn our favorite novel is being adapted into a film, because when it all comes together in just the right way, it’s glorious, breathing a second life into a beloved […]
Summer’s officially over and with it, all of our best-laid vacation plans. Now that school’s in session, the only traveling we’ll get to do for the next few months is the vicarious kind—through the characters in a few of our favorite books. Luckily, we’ve got you covered in the vicarious-vacation department! So without further ado, […]
Every month feels like the best month ever for YA releases, but this time I really, seriously mean it: the sheer saturation of must-reads about to hit shelves is nigh overwhelming. Turn off your phone and climb into your fully-stocked blanket fort. It’s time to read.
Nicola Yoon’s Everything, Everything is the kind of book that immediately grabs you with its premise: Madeline is “allergic to the world,” a lifelong sufferer of severe combined immunodeficiency. Living on “SCID Row,” her world is constrained to her doting physician mother and nurse Carla. That is, until Olly, the literal boy next door, reaches out a lifeline […]