I never planned on reviewing this book, but after a student returned it as a DNF, and my content partner asked to borrow my copy, I started thinking about it again. I remember when I finished, I wondered how you would review a book with multiple narrators when you only liked some of them. The Beauty That Remains is told in alternating chapters by three narrators, Autumn, Logan, and Shay. What they have in common initially is that they are each dealing with the aftermath of gr
Love, Simon, the film adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda was something new, but it also proved that unconscious bias can lurk in the most progressive of places.
Every book to movie adaptation makes changes. Movies just don’t have time for all that exposition. It’s why the book is better 99.99% of the time. Movies add and eliminate characters, cut back on secondary plots, reorder the sequence of events, and even alter a character’s backstory.