Tag: Nerve

Book Vs. Movie: Nerve (SPOILERS!)

Book Vs. Movie: Nerve (SPOILERS!)

Nerve is one of those movies I’ve meant to watch for four years.  I remember being interested when I first saw trailers in 2015, and somehow, never got around to it.  I read the book last summer, and decided it was time. Going into the book, I had low expectations.  The little bit I knew about the book and the movie told me that they were very different.  Ultimately, I didn’t love Nerve as a book, but that didn’t stop me from watching the movie.  Because the core of the story – the game itself – was interesting.  And every once in […]

Posted May 11, 2020 in Bookish Things // 2 Comments //
In Which I Actually Work on my WIP & Read Shakespeare Retellings: The August Wrap Up!

In Which I Actually Work on my WIP & Read Shakespeare Retellings: The August Wrap Up!

Hello beautiful people and welcome to the August wrap up! Heyyy remember when I said last month that my mental health was fairly poor, so I wanted to take a step back and try and re-center myself, etc. etc.?  Well, that didn’t happen until about halfway through August once I tore myself out of the temptation of readathons and had a whole weekend without books. It was pretty difficult for me, but I think it was needed.  I’d been reading so much that my escape was becoming a chore and I was going into overload.  You may not notice it […]

Posted August 26, 2019 in Checking In // 5 Comments //
Nerve by Jeanne Ryan

Nerve by Jeanne Ryan

I added Nerve to my TBR when I first heard about the movie.  A YA Thriller?  These are pretty rare, especially when they’re done well, so count me in.  While I am the actual worst about seeing movies and haven’t seen the adaptation yet, everything I’ve read says that the book and film are two very different animals.  Having seen the trailer and now read the book, that seems very accurate.  It gives me hope for the movie. There were some definite issues with Nerve.  One of the things I’m trying to do in judging main characters is to step back and remind myself: just […]

Posted August 10, 2019 in Reviews // 3 Comments //