September Wrap Up

It’s Officially Fall!

Hello you guys…. I’m so sorry this monthly Wrap-Up is so late. It’s the month before our Wedding, and “busy” is the understatement of the year, haha! I never thought we would spend so many hours discussing the different types of fabric for draping. We couldn’t be more nervous/excited though 🙂 Our Wedding is so soon, and we are so happy.

September was a very successful Reading month for me. I loved, and also equally hated a few books. I discovered some amazing Movies & T.V shows…. went to an incredible Concert… had a wild little book haul… did some great shopping… visited a little farm.. had white chocolate waffles… and basically just got into some crazy new Podcasts… and had countless other random little adventures & discoveries. Can’t wait to tell you all about them<3 I hope you are all having a cozy start to the Fall Season. I don’t know about you, but the months of September-December, is my most loved time of the year.

Always,

xoxo,

Love Carly

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TV SHOWS

1.) “Maniac”

Netflix Original/Limited Series

Starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill

 

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This show is so bizarre, and so incredibly original and creative. I have no idea how to explain it, other than to break it down to it’s most basic premise. I feel like my explanation really diminishes how brilliant it is, because it’s one of those “have to see it/ to believe it” visual experiences.

First off, I love Emma Stone so much. I remember years ago seeing her and Jonah Hill starring together in 2007’s “Superbad”. Now 11 years later, they are co-starring again…. however “Maniac” couldn’t be further away from the light-hearted vibe of “Superbad” haha.

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From the first five minutes of this show, I was blown away by the stunning and artistic cinematography. It had a very Wes Anderson/mixed with Blade Runner vibe to it. It seems to be set in a world like ours, but equal parts more advanced & more stunted technologically.  Emma Stone and Jonah Hill’s characters, end up meeting.. while voluntarily signing up for a medical focus-group drug trial. What unfolds is SUCH a mind-fuck. Flashbacks, Hallucinations, Trauma, Memories… and so much more. I can see this show not being everyone’s cup of tea. It’s quite bizarre, and somewhat confusing.. but if you like artistic/slow-burn-release type of plots.. you will love this.

So many amazing other Actors and Actresses star in this series as well. Mainly Julia Garner (aka RUTH from Ozark), I loved seeing her in this. Also this series stars Justin Theroux and the stunning Sonoya Mizuno, as the Doctors. They are so stylish, and cool.. and so quintessentially current. I ADORED them. Sonoya Mizuno’s hair-cut is EVERYTHING.

Please go into this crazy show with an open mind. It’s confusing as hell, but it’s worth the ride. In my opinion, it was one of the most creative, and bold artistic adventures that Netflix has ever taken. Big fan.

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2.) “Sorry for Your Loss”

Facebook Watch Network

Drama

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I came across this new series, completely randomly. I had no idea Facebook was making a move into the whole “online streaming” world. This appears to be done, or at least produced by something called “Facebook Watch”. What initially drew me to this show, was the cover photo. Not only is it a stunning portrait of the beautiful Actress Elizabeth Olsen… but she happens to be an OLSEN. If you have been reading my Blog for a bit, you probably know I have a borderline un-healthy obsession with the Olsen Twins. Elizabeth Olsen (MK&A’s Sister) is like two feet taller than them, and only vaguely resembles them.. but I’m still intrigued.

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Turns out, Elizabeth Olsen is actually an incredibly talented Actress. You guys KNOW I love those Olsen Twins, but lets be honest.. those movies they mass-produced in the 1990’s, weren’t exactly Oscar-worthy acting. I mean that in the most loving way, because I still stand by the fact that “Holiday in the Sun” is in my Top 10 all-time-fav movies. It turns out Elizabeth Olsen is actually a really great Actress! This show is gut-wrenching, but so beautifully acted. The story of this show, is honestly my biggest nightmare.. the worst thing I could ever imagine happening. She is a young Wife, who’s Husband suddenly and unexpectedly dies. That happens right away, not a spoiler don’t worry! The show is told in Flashbacks, and in the current day. There have only been 3 episodes so far, and the audience still isn’t sure how the Husband died. It seems like that will be a big “reveal”. It’s more of a show, depicting how this young woman is dealing with heartbreak, life, love, and learning to be a Widow at 20 something. It’s a difficult watch, but a beautifully acted one.

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3.) “Manifest”

NBC Drama

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Ryan and I got rid of our cable, almost a year or so ago. We have a few streaming services we subscribe to.. like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc. With those combined, as well as You-Tube (where honestly I’ve been spending 90% of my TV time watching), we don’t ever use our cable at all! It came down to the point, where we only even bothered to turn the cable on, to watch a Live Awards show or something! So we cancelled it 🙂

However, I came across a Free Preview of a new show coming to NBC, called “Manifest”, and I just so happened to have it playing in the background while I was doing something. However it immediately caught my attention. It reminded me SO much of “Lost”, and I was so intrigued. You guys know I have a paralyzing fear of flying, so this episode was like a living nightmare.. but that might be WHY I was so glued to the screen, haha.

The basic idea of this show is…. a family is on Vacation together, and at the Airport they all split up to go to separate places. The parents go home…. while the Sister, Brother and Brother’s son take a separate flight. The Sister & Brother’s flight NEVER arrives at it’s destination. To the whole world, they are dead. It’s been years, and nothing. No information.. nothing. However, to the PASSENGERS of that plane.. there is a slight burst of intense turbulence (nightmare haha), and then they land like nothing is weird at all. When they land, there is a ton of commotion.. Government trucks arriving etc etc… and we soon find out… (drum-roll) it’s been FIVE YEARS since they were last seen.

So yeah, very time-travel-soft sci-fi-weirdness. Love every second of it.

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MOVIES

1.) “Searching”

10/10

In Theaters 

Innovative Ground-Breaking Film-Style

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This movie is so much more than just a “missing teenager” thriller. It’s one of the most original and expertly shot films I’ve ever seen. The entire movie, from the first frame, to the final one.. is told all through a computer screen. We have the opening scene start, with a giant computer screen, showing a Windows Home Desktop Screen. The entire movie is told through iMessages, Face-Time, Facebook, E-mail, Video Chats, Surveillance Footage and News Footage. It sounds insane, and like it would be an impossible narrative to make a movie out of… but trust me it was AMAZING. So ground-breaking. You forget after a few minutes that you are essentially watching a computer screen. You are immersed in the story, and the mystery of David’s daughter Margo… to the point that it begins to feel like YOU yourself are the one combing through Margo’s Facebook messages, and chats for clues.. You become the one “searching”. It was a movie-watching experience un-like anything I’ve ever experienced before. I loved it so much, I saw it twice in the theaters. Brilliant.

The story is about David Kim, who’s teenage daughter Margo, never returns home after a study group. He then embarks on a mission to find out what happened, while using all the digital foot-prints she’s left behind. The actual mystery in this film was A+. The TWISTS actually left me shocked. I GASPED out loud three times. It was that good. Please do yourself a huge favor and see this one, immediately!

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2.) “A Simple Favor”

8/10

In Theaters 

Based on a Popular Thriller Novel (That I’ve Read)

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I actually read this book, a few years ago.. when Ryan and I went to Mexico for his Sister’s Wedding. I don’t know if you guys remember my Review of this book, but I basically tore it apart. It was the only book I brought with me on Vacation (which was a ridiculous mistake, and I can’t believe I did that! I always bring like two or three, in case I end up hating the one I chose) so as much as I wanted to stop reading it, I just pressed on. I ended up having mixed feelings about the book. I found it started off really strong, and I was LOVING it. Then about mid-way through the book, there is a really disgusting horrible twist, and it just ruined the rest of it for me. The ending was shocking, and I loved all the crazy twists that I didn’t see coming. So I loved the beginning, and the end… just not the gross middle sub-plot. When I found out this was becoming a movie, starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively, I couldn’t believe it! I love both of those Actresses so much, and the movie looked like it was going to be amazing. I was so curious to see how they would handle the gross sub-plot, so off I went to see it in the theater.

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I was VERY pleasantly surprised with this movie. It captured everything I loved about the book, and turned it up a notch. It was not only suspenseful, but it was stylish, clever, and really really funny. They did address the sub-plot that I was worried about.. and while it was still gross, they managed to make it kind of funny, and COMPLETELY down-play it. So it didn’t throw me off this time. This movie was hilarious, and the STYLE was out of this world. I think I’m in love with Blake Lively now. Also the gorgeous and charismatic Henry Golding (who played Nick Young in “Crazy Rich Asians”), played Blake Lively’s Husband in this as well, and he was as great as ever. I would definitely recommend seeing this one, but maybe not reading the book first. The book is actually quite a bit different from the movie, especially regarding the ending.

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3.) “Zoe”

Amazon Prime Video

8/10

Directed By one of my Fav Directors Drake Dormeus//Director of “Like Crazy” & “Newness”

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This story is futuristic, but not overly so. It’s done in such a way, that it seems like it could very easily be our reality very soon. Artificial Intelligence is a big thing, and this film focuses on the use of A.I, in the realm of Dating/Love, and Companionship. I don’t want to go into much else about this plot, because it has some big twists, right out of the gate. This reminded me of a Black Mirror episode, with a very beautiful Love Story at it’s heart.

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Drake Dormeus has such an intimate feel to all of his films. The way they are shot is always so beautiful, and you feel so close up to the story.. it’s as if you are experiencing the intimacy of the moment with the characters. It’s always a bit unsettling, and leaves you thinking about the film for days after watching it. This one even more than some of his other’s, because of the major morality and social issues presented to us in this film (regarding Artificial Intelligence etc). Really loved this one. Amazon Prime is coming out with some amazing content, and I feel so fortunate to be signed up for it. Also Side Note, the lead Actress in this movie LĂ©a Seydoux (who was also in “Blue is the Warmest Color”) is so beautiful, and she is such an amazing Actress. I couldn’t love her more. Also Christina Aguilera makes a random cameo in this movie, as a Robot Sex Worker, which was interesting.

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BOOKS

1.) “Social Creature”

By, Tara Isabella Burton

9/10

“They go through both bottles of champagne right there on the High Line, with nothing but the stars over them… They drink and Lavinia tells Louise about all the places they will go together, when they finish their stories, when they are both great writers-to Paris and to Rome and to Trieste…

Lavinia will never go. She is going to die soon.”

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This was such a dark little twisted book. I loved it so much, and it also left me feeling exhausted. It’s not a very easy book to get into straight away.. in fact I picked it up, and put it aside a few times.. before finally sitting still for an hour, and just diving right in. I’m SO glad I did, because it really ended up becoming one of the best Thrillers of 2018 for me.

Straight out of the gate, this book reminded me of “You” by Caroline Kepnes.. just because of the way it was narrated. It was told in an intimate 3rd person narrative.. which is slightly different from “YOU” (where we are right inside Joe’s head, hearing all his twisted thoughts). In this book, the simplistic way the story is delivered initially threw me off. For example it’s written like “Lavinia wanted the coat, Louise saw the coat and knew what to do.. Lavinia always got what she wanted” or something like that. That is NOT a direct quote, it’s just an example of the kind of way it’s written. Very descriptive. At first this put me off, but once I got into the rhythm of it, I really became obsessed with the story.

Obsessed is a good word for it, because this book is very much a study of obsession, in many forms. It reminded me of a mix between “Single White Female”, “The Talented Mr Ripley” and “Gossip Girl”. Louise is a young woman living in New York City, who is working a few jobs and struggling to make it in the big city. She ends up randomly meeting the vivacious Lavinia one night.. who is basically the classic literary trope/film trope of the “Manic Pixie Dream Girl”. She’s beautiful, she’s “crazy”, she’s uber-rich, and very beautiful…. also with a dash of whimsical un-predictable urges. Louise becomes completely drawn into Lavinia’s world, and shit gets weird REAL quick. Like I said, Obsession is a big theme in this one. Much like the character of Joe in Caroline Kepnes’s “You”, even though Louise is doing some awful things… the reader will find themselves really rooting for her to get away with it all. Something about getting an insight into people’s most honest innermost thoughts, makes you empathize with them, in crazy forgiving ways.

This book also really forces the reader to examine the way we ourselves are portraying ourselves on Social Media. The whole “what we put online” vs “our real lives”, is a huge theme in this book. I found this theme very current and relevant.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary)

(For readers of Gillian Flynn and Donna Tartt, a dark, propulsive and addictive debut thriller, splashed with all the glitz and glitter of New York City.

They go through both bottles of champagne right there on the High Line, with nothing but the stars over them… They drink and Lavinia tells Louise about all the places they will go together, when they finish their stories, when they are both great writers-to Paris and to Rome and to Trieste…

Lavinia will never go. She is going to die soon.

Louise has nothing. Lavinia has everything. After a chance encounter, the two spiral into an intimate, intense, and possibly toxic friendship. A Talented Mr. Ripley for the digital age, this seductive story takes a classic tale of obsession and makes it irresistibly new.)

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2.) “The Saturday Night Ghost Club”

By, Craig Davidson

9/10

“As you get older, the texture of your fear changes. You’re no longer afraid of the things you had absolute faith in as a child: that you’d die in convulsions from inhaling the gas from a shattered light bulb, that chewing apple pips brought on death by cyanide poisoning, or that a circus dwarf had actually bounced off a trampoline into the mouth of a hungry hippo*. You stop believing in the things my uncle believed in. Even if your mind wants to go there, it has lost the nimbleness needed to make the leap. That magic gets kicked out of you, churched out, shamed out – or worse, you steal it from yourself. It gets embarrassed out of you by the kids who run the same stretch of streets and grown-ups who say it’s time to put away childish things. By degrees, you kill your own magic. Before long your fears become adult ones: crushing debts and responsibilities, sick parents and sick kids, the possibility of dying unremembered or unloved. Fears of not being the person you were so certain you’d grow up to be.”

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I absolutely loved this book! Every single thing about it was perfect. Lets just start with that COVER. The book cover is designed to look like a Vintage Library book, a bit worse for wear. It’s so original, and so stunning. It’s probably the most beautiful book cover I’ve seen all year. I honestly love it so much, that I feel like I need to frame it.

This was the most well written, and gripping “coming-of-age” stories, I think I’ve ever read. It was so packed full of pockets of nostalgia, more and more with every page. It was the perfect book to read during Fall, because it was a bit spooky, a bit fun, and honestly also very haunting and dark. I can’t stop thinking about it, and how much it affected me.

This story is set in the 1980’s, and is based in Niagara Falls. The main character Jake is a successful neurosurgeon, who starts the story out by thinking back on his life growing up in the 80’s in Cataract City,  a spooky little place, full of ghost stories. He thinks back to the Summer he turned 12, when his Uncle tells him about his “Saturday Night Ghost Club”, and asks him to join. Immediately I thought of the show “Are you Afraid of the Dark”, and a million other Urban Legends I could remember, from when I was a kid. This book was so reminiscent of all of those creepy stories, my Sister and I would whisper to each other under the flash-light lit sheets at night.

It’s not a very light-hearted story though, and it actually packs a very difficult emotional punch. I wasn’t expecting to be so affected by this book, but I’m so happy I read this story. The story of Jake, and his Uncle, and their Ghost Club.. was just wonderful.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary)

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROGERS WRITERS’ TRUST FICTION PRIZE: An infectious and heartbreaking novel from “one of this country’s great kinetic writers” (Globe and Mail)–Craig Davidson’s first new literary fiction since his bestselling, Giller-shortlisted Cataract City

When neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he’s handling more than a patient’s delicate brain tissue–he’s altering their seat of consciousness, their golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake knows well, can be a tricky thing.

When growing up in 1980s Niagara Falls, a.k.a. Cataract City–a seedy but magical, slightly haunted place–one of Jake’s closest confidantes was his uncle Calvin, a sweet but eccentric misfit enamored of occult artefacts and outlandish conspiracy theories. The summer Jake turned twelve, Calvin invited him to join the “Saturday Night Ghost Club”–a seemingly light-hearted project to investigate some of Cataract City’s more macabre urban myths. Over the course of that life-altering summer, Jake not only fell in love and began to imagine his future, he slowly, painfully came to realize that his uncle’s preoccupation with chilling legends sprang from something buried so deep in his past that Calvin himself was unaware of it.

By turns heartwarming and devastating, written with the skill and cinematic immediacy that has made Craig Davidson a star, The Saturday Night Ghost Club is a bravura performance from one of our most remarkable literary talents: a note-perfect novel that poignantly examines the fragility and resilience of mind, body and human spirit, as well as the haunting mutability of memory and story.)

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“Reality never changes.  Only our recollections of it do.  Whenever a moment passes, we pass along with it into the realm of memory.  And in that realm, geometries change.  Contours shift, shades lighten, objectivities dissolve.  Memory becomes what we need it to be.”

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3.) “Un-Wife-able”

By, Mandy Stadtmiller

8/10

Memoir

“Because you know what humans will do to avoid the pain of personal discovery? Nearly any fucking thing.”

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I hadn’t heard anything about this memoir, before I picked it up. I was immediately drawn in by the gorgeous cover, and the rave reviews on the cover from Cheryl Strayed (Wild), and none other than Courtney Love! I knew I had to read it, and I headed straight home to devour it.

Wow. This was a wild ride. Mandy Stadtmiller, is a hilarious comic, a brilliant writer, and an even more fascinating woman. Her life story is one of the most interesting thing’s I’ve read (especially in a Memoir) in a long time. This Memoir focuses on a few main themes. Firstly it’s an honest and no-holds-barred look into her journey through her alcoholism, sex and love addiction.. and other issues of the same type. She writes so beautifully, and so honestly about all of these hard to talk about things. It’s so relateable, and tinged with so much dark humor. It was so refreshing, and so real. Secondly, it’s other major theme, is her personal life. She talks about her painful Divorce, and her dating life in New York City afterwards. She goes into so much detail, that it’s very raw and very voyeuristic in a way. She’s so brutally honest, and holds nothing back. It felt like being at Brunch with your best friend, and hearing all the dirty details about their latest date. What was extra fascinating, was how many very famous men she has dated. She talks in great length all about dating/sleeping with/or even hanging out with people like Nick Kroll, Marc Maron, Hannibal Burress, David Cross, and so many more. Also she talks a lot about her friendship with Courtney Love, which was amazing.

Lastly, the third major theme of this book is about how Mandy faces all of her issues, and re-builds her life. Through the worst of it all, she never lost her hard-working drive and ambition. She is such a talented writer, and she never gave up. I found her story very inspirational, very shocking, and very easy to relate to. I loved this so much.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary)

A gutsy book you need to read right now. Filled with heart and humor, it’s scary good.” —Courtney Love

Unwifeable is the “riveting” (Cheryl Strayed), “inspirational” (Issa Rae), “hilarious” (Candace Bushnell) debut memoir from notorious dating columnist Mandy Stadtmiller that is destined to “blow you away” (Colin Quinn). Critics call it “phenomenal” (Cat Marnell), “unflinching” (Elle), “brilliant” (BBC), “outrageously entertaining” (Booklist) and “a must-read” (BuzzFeed). 

Provocative, fearless, and dizzyingly uncensored, Mandy spills every secret she knows about dating, networking, comedy, celebrity, media, psychology, relationships, addiction, and the quest to find one’s true nature. She takes readers behind the scenes (and name names) as she relays her utterly addictive journey.

Starting in 2005, Mandy picks up everything to move across the country to Manhattan, looking for a fresh start. She is newly divorced, thirty-years-old, with a dream job at the New York Post. She is ready to conquer the city, the industry, the world. But underneath the glitz and glamour, there is a darker side threatening to surface. The drug-fueled, never-ending party starts off as thrilling…but grows ever-terrifying. Too many blackout nights and scary decisions begin to add up. As she searches for the truth behind the façade, Mandy realizes that falling in love won’t fix her—until she learns to accept herself first.

This is a true New York fairy tale brought to life—Sex and the Cityon acid. Perfect for when “you feel stuck in some way and wish to become unstuck” (Caroline Kepnes), you’all soon see why Unwifeable is one of the best reviewed, most beloved memoirs of the year.)

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4.) “The Wife Between Us”

By, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen 

6/10

“I was happy, I think, but I wonder now if my memory is playing tricks on me. If it is giving me the gift of an illusion. We all layer them over our remembrances; the filters through which we want to see our lives.” 

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This book was decent, but not my favorite. I read a ton of Psychological Thrillers, so it takes a lot to really shock me. This book felt a bit like a Lifetime TV movie, that was trying to do the whole “un-reliable narrator” thing.. but sort of made it seem cheesy. It was decent, and the big “twist” at the end of Part 1, was a bit shocking.. but it honestly just confused me so much. It actually annoyed me a lot, because it seemed like the author was just trying to confuse us, to add all this mystery.. but all it did, was make this book one of “those” books. By “those books” I mean.. one of those dark marital books, that’s been told, and re-told 100 times this year already. I sound harsh, but I just found this book really dragged, and it honestly just annoyed me. The book is hyped up SO much in the Reviews to be this “crazy thriller, where you shouldn’t expect ANYTHING.. and you will be SHOOK”, but when it came down to it.. I was like “What? This? This is IT?!”.

“Gaze detection, it’s called—our ability to sense when someone is observing us. An entire system of the human brain is devoted to this genetic inheritance from our ancestors, who relied on the trait to avoid becoming an animal’s prey.” 

The mystery was somewhat clever, and the book wasn’t poorly written. I just found the character development wasn’t strong enough, for me to be invested in any of the characters. By not being invested in any of them, I honestly didn’t care at all what happened to any of them. When you don’t care what’s going to happen to your characters, in a Psychological Thriller… it’s really just over already.

I might read too many thrillers, and this just seemed like the same old same old to me. If you are new to the Thriller Genre, you might enjoy this one.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary)

(A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement.
You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves.
You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her.
You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.
Assume nothing.

Discover the next blockbuster novel of suspense, and get ready for the read of your life.)

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5.) “Ghosted”

By, Rosie Walsh

7/10

“I wondered how it was that you could spend weeks, months—years, even—just chugging on, nothing really changing, and then, in the space of a few hours, the script of your life could be completely rewritten.” 

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This book’s plot summary sounds kind of stupid. Even the blurb on the cover saying “Seven perfect days.. then he disappeared”, just makes it seem a bit basic. I assumed this was going to be a run-of-the-mill romantic story, about a woman being “ghosted”. I was NOT prepared for how many TWISTS this book would have, and how much of a Mystery it actually was. The romance in the story was deeply layered, and complicated as well. I was really really surprised by this one, and I ended up reading the entire thing in one sitting. I was hooked! I HAD to know how Part 3 was going to end.

So even though, this looks like nothing too special.. trust me it’s got a lot more going for it than it seems. This was one was a real sleeper!

“Often you appear when I expect it least. Earlier today I was trapped in some pointless dark thought or other, my body clenched like a metal fist. Then suddenly you were there: a bright autumn leaf cartwheeling over a dull pewter lawn. I uncurled and smelled life, felt dew on my feet, saw shades of green. I tried to grab hold of you, that vivid leaf, cavorting and wriggling and giggling. I tried to take your hand, look straight at you, but like an optical black spot you slid silently sideways, just out of reach.

I will never stop looking for you.” 

(Good-Reads Plot Summary)

(Seven perfect days. Then he disappeared. A love story with a secret at its heart.

When Sarah meets Eddie, they connect instantly and fall in love. To Sarah, it seems as though her life has finally begun. And it’s mutual: It’s as though Eddie has been waiting for her, too. Sarah has never been so certain of anything. So when Eddie leaves for a long-booked vacation and promises to call from the airport, she has no cause to doubt him. But he doesn’t call.

Sarah’s friends tell her to forget about him, but she can’t. She knows something’s happened–there must be an explanation.

Minutes, days, weeks go by as Sarah becomes increasingly worried. But then she discovers she’s right. There is a reason for Eddie’s disappearance, and it’s the one thing they didn’t share with each other: the truth.)

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CLOTHING

Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I have bought SO many new outfits. I should do a Fall Look-Book Post on it’s own.. but for now, I wanted to share one little t-shirt in particular.

As you all know I am an avid Horror Movie fan, and “Friday the 13th”, is an iconic classic. The other day, I came across this “Camp Crystal Lake” Camp Counselor t-shirt at Hot Topic.. and I raced to the checkout with it. I can now live out my fantasy of being a Camp Counselor at Camp Crystal Lake.. without the whole being-murdered-by-Jason thing, haha.

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CONCERTS

Sam Smith Live: The Thrill of it All

September 10th

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My Sister Paige very generously got three tickets, to take me and my Dad to see Sam Smith. We all went for dinner and drinks beforehand, and then headed off to see the show. I am a huge Sam Smith fan, but I’ve never seen him Live in Concert before. I honestly can’t even put into words how talented this man is. Wow. His voice is so beautiful, it sounds maybe even better than it does on the CD. He is so sweet too, and addressed the audience so many times, with so many cute little stories. This was hands down one of the most incredible concerts I’ve ever been to. Maybe in the top 3 best of all time. Sam Smith is an icon. When he preformed “HIM”, I had full body chills. It was so powerful.


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Sorry this is so late you guys,

I have SO much exciting October Content coming in the next few days (Hint: I’ve made a huge hair change!)

Thanks so much Reading,

As Always,

Love Carly

xo

(All Photography @Carly Ingram Photography 2018)

(All Images of T.V, Movies, Sam Smith Concert Image, as well as some Camp Crystal Lake Images @Google Images 2018)


 

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