Grownish Season 2 Episode 12 (Summer Premiere) Recap + Discussion

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This week’s episode got HEATED. I know a lot of people are picking sides right now over the beef, but I’ll get to that later. Before we get into it, make sure to check out my full Season Two Recap so you’re up to date on all the juicy details.

Gen Z finds a voice with “Grown-ish” – The DePaulia
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Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Book Review)

Last month I took a trip to the library to pick up some new books. I’ve been on a budget lately, but that’s not keeping me from getting some fresh reads. With spring semester over, I finally have time to spend reading. I can literally spend the whole day on the couch with a book in hand, it’s magical.

This was the only good picture from my photo shoot.
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My Thoughts on The Sun is Also a Star (Movie Review)

The Sun is Also a Star is a book to movie adaptation about two teens going through a life changing day. Natasha and Daniel meet throughout the day, despite all odds. In just 24 hours, the two learn about life, love, and the pursuit of something greater than themselves.

I read the book over a year ago and as soon as I heard there was a film to come, I got super excited. I was expecting to love it just as much as Everything, Everything. Now, I’m starting to wonder if time has clouded my vision. Memories aren’t nearly as accurate as we’d like to think.

Things I loved

WB and MGM Start Production on The Sun Is Also a Star

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My Thoughts on Little (Movie Review)

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*Synopsis*

The premise of Little is simple enough. Our main character, Jordan, goes to sleep grown and wakes up little. It’s not only strange, but also inconvenient for this tech mogul.

Jordan is not someone to be messed with. From an early age she realized that to avoid being bullied, she had to become the bully. She’s had to step on a lot of toes to get where she is today.

Now, she’s the head a huge tech company and she’s making some serious bank. I’m talking top penthouse suite kind of money. But that money can’t buy happiness, or the love of her coworkers. They completely fear her, and that’s how Jordan likes it. Her assistant, April, is at Jordan’s beck and call.

After messing with the wrong little girl, Jordan has some black girl magic thrown in her face. The next morning, she wakes up thirteen again, aka the worst time of her life. She calls in April to help her figure out how to get back to grown Jordan and the story goes on from there.

*My Thoughts*

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Two for Tuesday: April Flowers

Two for Tuesday is a weekly tag I host here on my blog. If you’re interested in joining, just let me know and I’ll add you to the list of participants. This week’s prompt is two books that have flowery language.

My first pick literally has a flower on the cover. You can’t get more flowery than that.

the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur

I got the sun and her flowers as a birthday gift a few years ago. I immediately devoured it. Poetry just has a way of connecting to my pain in ways I didn’t know possible. I haven’t gotten around to reading her first book, Milk and Honey. Hopefully, I’ll finally get to it this summer.

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

The Sun is Also a Star is a beautiful story. The language is very flowery at times, but completely understandable. It’s one of those books that has resonated with me ever since I finished it.

I’m surprised both of my picks for this month have sun in the title. But then again, you can’t have flowers with sunshine.

What are some of your favorite flowery books?

What are you currently reading?

Let me know in the comments, let’s chat!