Gish Jen’s eighth book, THE RESISTERS, is the feminist, dystopian, baseball novel we didn’t know we needed — and, actually, maybe we don’t.
Meet Timothée Chalamet — he's not yet 25, and already he's been awarded and nominated for numerous awards for his performances in indie and blockbuster films alike.
What Connie Wanek does best in her third book, On Speaking Terms, is relate to her audience.
THE AERONAUTS has been described as "GRAVITY meets FREE SOLO," and though I haven't seen the latter, this seems to be a reasonable comparison. There's drama, love and loss, realism and historical significance, female empowerment and the championing of the underdog archetype, and just straight-up adventure, which I found highly entertaining.
Although Courtney's been signed to Virgin/Capitol Records, he has the indie-alternative past to fuel good, original music.
What was once an openly Christian pop-rock band now sounds more like an existential, new wave/electro-pop group that would fit right in on an episode of Stranger Things.
With all the #fangirling I've been doing over Jensen Ackles lately, it should come as no surprise to my friends and followers what I'm reviewing for Tuesday Tunes this week: Radio Company, the Supernatural star's genre-bending collaboration with fellow Texan Steve Carlson.
LIFE'S LESSONS is an honest account of the things we least like to to talk about, the stains we keep covered up for years after The Incident.
Based in Long Island, New York, Joe vs. the Volcano is the story of a thirty-something ex-firefighter, Joe Banks (Tom Hanks), who has "a very lousy job" at a petroleum jelly and rectal probe factory in the advertising department.
What impresses me most about this book is it's crazy but clear logic — the skill with which Flynn is able to orchestrate this insane narrative and the meticulous planning she must have done to make this story work.