Marry, Date or Dump: Theo James, Four, & Mr. Pamuk

r-theo-james-large570Okay, so I know you are going to say that I’ve gone a little Divergent crazy, and I’m not going to argue with you. I just can’t get Theo James’s performance as Four (or his spectacular back muscles) out of my mind. I’ve definitely been a fan of him since he appeared as Mr. Pamuk and totally messed things up for everyone in perhaps the most scandalous episode of Downton Abbey. So I have a question for you that I haven’t been able to answer for myself. Marry, date or dump: Theo James the actor, his character Four in Divergent, or him as the Turkish diplomat Kemal Pamuk from Downton Abbey. I’m excited to read in the comments who you choose.

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Divergent Movie Review

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I finally saw the Divergent movie on Tuesday, and overall I really enjoyed it. Divergent wasn’t my favorite book of all time, but I felt really engaged in the series. The film follows the book pretty closely. Of course some things were edited out for time, but there are no major departures (that I noticed) from the text.

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Marry, Date or Dump: Tris, Christina, & Tori from Divergent

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Okay, so I didn’t end up seeing the Divergent movie this weekend, but I am seeing it tomorrow. This means I still have a whole lot of Tris and Four and the world they live in on the brain. Since we did some of the male characters for marry, date or dump last week, I thought it would be fun to see what people answer when given the female characters as choices. So let me know in the comments, when it comes to Tris, Christina, and Tori who would you marry, who would you date and who would you dump?  Continue reading

Marry, Date or Dump: Tobias, Caleb, & Will from Divergent

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Is anyone else on pins and needles waiting for the Divergent movie to come out this week. Ever since reading the book I thought it would make an interesting film, and I’m also excited to see how fans react after all the controversy around Allegiant. In celebration, I’m posing a question – who would you marry, who would you date, and who would you dump when it comes to Tobias Eaton (Four), Caleb Prior, and Will? Let me know your answers in the comments and let me know if you are excited about seeing the movie.  Continue reading

Marry, Date or Dump: Tris, Katniss, and Cassia

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After reading Allegiant last week, I guess I’m still in a dystopian state of mind. Which, frankly, is a pretty scary place to be. This week I’m giving you three heroines from dystopian trilogies: Tris from Divergent, Katniss from Hunger Games, and Cassie from Matched. Let me know in the comments who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump. I’m still deciding on this one myself, so I’m excited to read your opinions.  Continue reading

Allegiant by Veronica Roth: A book review with SPOILERS and a lot of feelings

allegiantOkay so I want to start out by saying, just in case you missed my shouty capitals in the title, that this review has spoilers. I’m not just talking about spoilers for the previous two books, Divergent and Insurgent,which I think are inevitable of any book that isn’t the first in the series. And I’m not just talking about giving away one or two jokes (if you know anything about the series you’ll know there are no jokes) or the fate of a minor character. This post could very well spoil everything. If you haven’t read Allegiant and you keep reading I could ruin your entire reading experience. I’m serious. I hate hate hate when I accidentally read spoilers and I usually try to keep them out of my reviews. However, having recently finished this book and having so many feelings and so few people to talk about my feelings with this time I had to include them. If you haven’t read the series, you can read my review of Divergent here or if you are just looking for a summary of the book here’s the one from goodreads. Be warned it is only my second book review ever, but I think it does capture my feelings about the book.

Okay so now that you’ve been warned if you want to keep reading let’s talk about this book.  Continue reading