J. Courtney Sullivan has definitely worked her way onto my Favorite Authors list. She is lighter than but definitely reminiscent of Curtis Sittenfeld, especially with Commencement, which reminds me oh so much of Prep. Commencement is the story of four girls who attend Smith College in the late 90s/early 2000s– that’s pre-Facebook, people! — and become lifelong … More Commencement

Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

After absolutely devouring the long-anticipated (for me, anyway) Superficial, I have come to the conclusion that Andy Cohen is the male, gay, famous version of me. Is that weird? I love that Andy doesn’t pretend to be one of those famous people who hates being famous — he eats that ish up and is very upfront about it. … More Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

***SPOILER ALERTS!*** To all the Harry Potter fanatics out there who are expecting an amazing, mystery-solving, majorly “connected” prequel: Beware, and lower those expectations. Fantastic Beasts is an enjoyable movie — mostly because Eddie Redmayne is so gosh darn lovable as a twitchy, nerdy Englishman — but it’s definitely not your average HP film. Set in New … More Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Keeping the Moon

It was about damn time for a little more Sarah Dessen in my life — I mean, it’s been almost two years! — and boy did I pick a good one. Keeping the Moon is classic Dessen: 15-year-old Colie moves to our favorite little beach town, Colby, North Carolina, for the summer to stay with … More Keeping the Moon