Imaginary Friend: A Book Review

[This book review will avoid sharing spoilers but cover basic plot points! It is intended for people who haven’t read Imaginary Friend but are considering it. So, if you like going into a book with no idea what it’s about, then just pick up the book and start reading it! But if you’d like to hear my detailed opinion, onward!]

If you’ve read and loved The Perks of Being a Wallflower like I have, then the fact that Imaginary Friend is written by Stephen Chbosky may intrigue you as well. This one caught my eye because as a high schooler, Perks was my favorite book, and although Imaginary Friend promised to be nothing like its young adult masterpiece predecessor, I was excited to crack into it because I love Chbosky’s writing and how he tells a story. (Sidenote: and if you haven’t read The Perks of Being a Wallflower, do that too!)

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Musings on Musings: A Book Review of Eating the Sun

A couple weeks ago, a post-yoga library trip brought me face-to-face in this galaxy with Ella Frances Sanders’ new book, Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe. I stood in the library looking at this book sitting upon the New Books shelf, and it was the ponderous font upon the inspired cover that intrigued me, the hand-drawn and hand-painted quality of the book’s front art design that was endearing to me. Flipping through its new-book-smelling pages, the short installments and frequent illustrations led me further into the fantasy of what wonders this book may hold, and I made a judgment call as to the likelihood of me actually reading this whole book amidst my busy schedule: quite likely, and even pertinent. Continue reading “Musings on Musings: A Book Review of Eating the Sun”