Entertainment, Television

THINGS THAT BRING ME JOY: “Elite” Season Three

My friend Shane started watching "Elite" and has been sending me Marco Polo messages about it. This is cause for celebration. I've been in love with "Elite" since season one and I haven't been able to share it with any of my friends until now! Season three of "Elite" just came out on Netflix. Last… Continue reading THINGS THAT BRING ME JOY: “Elite” Season Three

Books

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee: Why I Only Lasted 9 Pages

I hate historical fiction, but I'll read historical books that try their damnedest to be interesting. If a book adds a serial killer, say, or some girl power, I'll come sniffing around. Under a Painted Sky caught my interest. Two women of color become unlikely allies and go on the lam together? Disguised as boys? And… Continue reading Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee: Why I Only Lasted 9 Pages

Books

TERRIBLE PROSE TUESDAY: Stakes

I love adaptations, especially of Austen's books. I think they can work, if done well. This book...not so much. Even though the main characters are teenagers, I can't stomach the unnecessary drama. Jenni James acts like everything that happens between the two leads is the most traumatizing thing ever. Every conversation they have spirals out of control. I… Continue reading TERRIBLE PROSE TUESDAY: Stakes