Bookish, On Screen, reviews

April Wrap Up

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Why hello and welcome to May!!

I feel like every wrap up I do, I always start with how I can’t believe we are entering a new month, but seriously guys–WHERE DID APRIL GO? I feel like I just did my March Wrap Up. But even though April was super fast, it was also packed with some amazing stuff. Not only did I get one of my most anticipated releases, but I had a solid reading month that I enjoyed, and I watched some amazing shows/movies. Continue reading “April Wrap Up”

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Bookish, On Screen, reviews

March Wrap Up

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I literally didn’t realize that it was time to do a wrap up until I looked at my calendar. Like where in the world did March go? It feels like just yesterday that I started this blog which speaking of– HOLY COW ITS BEEN A MONTH SINCE THE BIRTH OF MY BLOG CHILD! My mind is blown. Ya’ll, I am so happy that I decided to take this journey and explore this new way of expressing my fangirl passion with storytelling with others who also love storytelling! You all have been so accepting and nice to me that honestly the book blogging community is the greatest.

But enough sappy moosh! Its time to get into what ya’ll came here to see–what I consumed this Month! Suffice to say, I didn’t read as much as I wanted to and I really didn’t make a dent in my overly ambitious TBR for the month (inevitable I know) but I am proud of all I got done this month!

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On Screen, TV

Did The Show Rise, Rise To The Occasion?

Rise 
101. “Pilot”
Grade: C+

As a self-proclaimed theatre nerd, I was intrigued after hearing the plot for the new show Rise and was all about to give them my money after hearing that it was connected to those who worked on Hamilton. So to say I had high expectations for the premiere would be an understatement. Created by Jason Katmis (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood), the show is based on the true events of a high school drama department in the working community of a rural town in Pennsylvania, where the football team is like the sacred cow and theatre is like your aunt’s famous duck pudding.  Continue reading “Did The Show Rise, Rise To The Occasion?”