April 20, 2018

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Why I DNFed MUNMUN by Jesse Andrews and Won’t Be Recommending It

Please Be Aware: SPOILERS abound in this discussion Last summer I went to ALA and picked up an ARC for a book called MunMum by Jesse Andrews. After reading the back copy, this was the book I was most excited to read, but I wanted to wait closer to release date. This past weekend I […]

Heartbreak 101 | “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” Movie Review

Author Jesse Andrews judiciously prunes and adds some quirk to the smirk in his screen adaptation of his 2012 debut novel. The result is an amicable, lively enhancement of his book, which in numerous ways it surpasses.