Book review: All the bright places

As I was searching for a new book to read, I came across this “all the bright places” by Jennifer Niven. I got curious because the description of the book says that it is a crossover of The Fault in Our Stars and Eleanor and Park. Since those books are my favorites, I immediately read it.

So this is how the story goes, a boy named Theodore Finch constantly thinks of ways to kill himself. In their school, he is called a freak and people think he’s weird. And Violet Markey who got in a car accident with her sister. She lives, her sister died. She changed a lot because of that incident and in the book,it shows that she is waiting for her graduation because it means that she can escape that place that makes her remember her sister. They meet on top of their school’s bell tower where Finch talks Violet out of jumping. They became partners in their US Geography class where they need to visit different tourists attractions in their place. And that’s where their adventure starts.

I honestly have high expectations to this book because of its description. I enjoy reading it but I can’t say that I love this book. I really don’t know what should I feel for this. And I didn’t think that it’s a crossover of the fault in our stars and eleanor and park. I feel that it’s just a copy of the fault in our stars except that in TFIOS it’s about cancer while ATBP is about suicide.

I don’t know why I didn’t love this book. I mean, the characters are well-developed, the use of poetry makes it more interesting, and I really like their dialogues. Plus the moral story of this book. Perhaps it’s because these kind of books are really overrated? or maybe, there’s something about TFIOS that makes me feel that other books like that will never exceed TFIOS? I don’t know.

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Book review: Eleanor and Park

So I just finished reading Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell so I still have the feeeels from it! Here’s the excerpts from the book that really made me smile (and cry)

1) Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holdong something complete and completely alive.
This is when  Park hold Eleanor’s hand for the first time when they’re on the school bus.
2) Park had the sort of face you painted because you didn’t want history to forget it.
Eleanor maybe a little weird but she really has this cheesy lines for Park. I also remember her saying that she doesn’t like Park,she lives for him. Aww!
3) If she showed him how much she needed him,he’d run away.
A little weakness won’t make her less a person! (Or rather a fictional character)
4) Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art,and art wasn’t supposed to look nice,it was supposed to make you feel something.
Park’s really sweet! End of story.
5) What are the chances you’d ever meet someone like that? Someone you could love forever,someone who would forever love you back?

Eleanor and Park is really a nice book for me. I love Eleanor’s character because she’s kinda strong and has issues in her family but she’s not bitching about it.
This book will make you remember your first love. That no matter what happened,you will never forget them and still has a place in your heart.
But honestly, I still believe that there’s still a tiny chance for them. I hope so. :):):)

Movie review: Into the woods

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Movie title: Into the woods
Genre: fantasy, musical, adventure
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, Frances De La Tour, James Corden, Johnny Depp, Lilla Crawford, Lucy Punch, Meryl Streep
Summary: A witch (Meryl Streep) cursed the family of a baker (James Corden) when she found out that the baker’s father robbed her garden and also stole some beans that caused the Witch’s mother to punish her with the curse of ugliness. The witch offers the childless couple to lift the curse if they can obtain four ingredients before the rising of the blue moon that will help the witch to restore her original beauty: a milk-white cow, a blood-red cape, a hair as yellow as corn, and a golden slipper. The childless couple went to the woods to find the four ingredients and during their journey; they will meet Jack (Daniel Huttlestone), Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford) , and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy).

The movie started good but keeps getting worst as it goes on. The singing is good, the acting is good, the costume is good, but the whole plot is lost and went nowhere. The singing is good but the music kinda feels the the same through out the movie. I feel that it doesn’t have any sense and had rhyming just for the sake of it. The acting is good but the casting isn’t. They should have switched the actors who played Cinderella and the baker’s wife. Little Red Riding Hood is poker-faced through out the movie. And the moral lesson of the film is really questionable.

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I made this account to make reviews on books,movies, and anything that I want but it doesn’t mean that  these should be your basis. These are just my opinion. of course you too have your own. Just wanna share mine 🙂