…Albertalli is pretty extraordinary at character development and world building and when you’ve got that kind of talent, it shouldn’t be shaved down for the interest of ‘time’. Which clearly indicated the audience can’t handle it – so not true! Many of us felt offended by this, as if our attention spans couldn’t handle it. I even got this comment from younger readers. We wanted the whole cake, and only got slices and even crumbs in some instances, which left us really unsatisfied!Read More
Spoiler free book review of When The Moon Was Ours.Read More
For readers who love well rounded, slightly flawed, yet eccentric and quirky characters, this is the book for you! When the story ended it left me with that oddly, bitter- sweet, satisfying feeling (only veracious readers can relate to) of being torn between loving how it all wrapped up yet also wanting more, more, and more because the characters were just that real!Read More
Told from alternating points of view – David and Leo – this book had me crying off and on without shame. Often my wife would look over and put a comforting arm around me asking what’s wrong? “Just the book…” I would have to reply, as Niagra Falls went pouring out of my eyes!Read More
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