May Wrap Up

Hi Again!

I’m sitting here writing this Blog post at 11 pm on June 4th, and it’s SO hot in our Apartment. It’s starting to officially feel like summer.. and it’s starting to become very obvious we NEED some kind of portable fan situation up in here. Aside from roasting in the heat, I am also anxiously waiting for the clock to strike Midnight, so I can watch the brand new Season of “Black Mirror” on Netflix. I will probably stay awake as long as I can, and watch as many episodes as I can. It’s one of the greatest shows in the world, and these new episodes look incredible.

May was a very productive Reading month for me, and I think it’s 100% because of the gorgeous weather. We live across the street from the Beach, and every time I have a few hours free, I walk down there to sit in the sun, and read my book. It’s too sunny to see my iPhone screen, so I’m not distracted by the world inside my phone… and I’ve been reading books back-to-back like a machine! Some great ones, some awful ones. I can’t wait to tell you all about it. I also watched way too much Netflix, and have some great suggestions for you guys.

Anyways Lets Roll,

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MOVIES

1.) “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.”

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

9/10

Zac Efron’s Portrayal Of The Infamous Serial Killer Ted Bundy, is TERRIFYINGLY accurate. 

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Wow. This movie was so intense, and SO well done. Zac Efron looks so much like Ted Bundy, that it’s actually pretty chilling to see a side-by-side of them.

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A few months ago Ryan and I watched the “Ted Bundy Tapes” on Netflix, and while it was a difficult/horrifying watch.. it was incredibly fascinating. Watching the ways Ted Bundy manipulated the people around him, the police, and even the public.. it was wild. Seeing a Psychopath in the spotlight, carries a very morbid fascination. Zac Efron must have studied Ted Bundy for this role, because he not only looked eerily similar.. but his mannerisms were spot-on as well. I also loved Lily Collins in this movie, playing Liz Kendall (who was a single Mother who had a long-term relationship with Ted). Lily is an incredible actress, and she’s also so beautiful I’m obsessed with her.

This movie is a walk-in-the-park compared to the “Ted Bundy Tapes”. What I mean, is that it’s not gory at all, and it actually doesn’t really show any of the murders taking place. It’s more about the case, the trial, the escapes, and his personal life. I like that they took this more introspective approach to this infamous story. It would have been easier to just make this gory serial-killer-spectacle, but they went deeper with their story angle, and I loved it so much.

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2.) “Into The Forest”

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

8/10

A Post-Apocalyptic-Survival Family Drama, starring two of my favorite Actresses Evan Rachel Wood & Ellen Page

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This movie is such a random little Netflix gem. I believe it was released in 2015, and for some reason I had never heard of it. I adore Ellen Page, and I thought I had seen ALL of her films, but somehow this one slipped through the cracks. I was so excited to stumble upon it, and I just threw it on one day. I absolutely loved this movie, and it was the best random decision I’ve made in a while.

This story is set in the near-future, and it starts with two Sisters and their Dad.. living in a beautiful house.. in the deep forest, just on the outskirts of town. Everything is going fine, until one day the power goes out. They don’t think much of it, but soon days turn to months, and everything goes fucking crazy. This movie is quite dark, and honestly quite disturbing.. but I think overall it was a really touching story about Sisters, family, loss, and ultimately about hope. I really liked this, and I just thought it was so artistic and beautifully shot. Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood work so well together, and they had such great acting chemistry. Just adored everything about this.

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3.) “Booksmart”

Currently Playing In: Theaters

7/10

Basically a 2019 female version of “Superbad”. Also starring Jonah Hill’s real-life Sister Beanie.

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This movie had a TON of hype surrounding it, and I was so excited to see it. It’s Directed by Actress Olivia Wilde, and it stars Jonah Hill’s Sister Beanie Feldstein, as well as a bunch of other young Actors & Actresses I like. It’s being called the “female Super-bad”, and while I can see why, I didn’t think they were that alike at all. I mean they both center around the one-night/one-big-party idea, but this story was much more nuanced. This story was quite modern, culturally relevant… and sort of evolved from the Super-Bad type of crass humor (which I loved). This movie had a very feminist edge, with all kinds of cliche tropes being thrown out the window, and taken apart. I really liked that about it. However, I just sort of felt something was missing here. I didn’t actually really find it that funny, and it felt almost a bit too “2019”….like they were trying VERY hard to shove all the current social issues down our throats. I don’t know, I think my hopes were just a bit too high for this. It did have a few standout hilarious moments though, and that being said, I really liked it & I think it was a lot of fun, and it was a really good step in the right direction for film.

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4.) “The Sun Is Also A Star”

Currently Playing In: Theaters

10/10

Based on the popular YA Novel (which I LOVED), so my review is probably a bit biased!

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“The Sun Is Also A Star” is one of my most beloved YA Novels, and I’ve been excited for this to come out for so long. The two leads Charles Melton (“Riverdale”) & Yara Shahidi, I didn’t know much about.. except for seeing Charles in a few episodes of “Riverdale” playing Reggie, which is a pretty small part. Obviously he’s gorgeous, but I had never really seen him act in anything Dramatic, so I was a bit nervous. I shouldn’t have been, because Charles took the character of Daniel, and completely brought him to life. It was so believable, and it felt so authentic! Same goes for Yara, who just blew me away with her portrayal of Natasha.

This story, basically takes place over one day. One day from start to finish… where SO much happens. The movie starts out with Daniel preparing for a huge Med School Interview, and with Natasha packing up her home.. as she and her entire family are being deported the following day back to Jamaica.

Natasha and Daniel meet by chance, and as “fate” would have it, they end up spending this one perfect day together. Fate is a huge theme in this movie, and it really explores a lot of “what-if” existential angst haha. SO much happens in this one single day. You can probably guess, they fall in love.. but the story is about so much more than that.

I loved this so much, I was SOBBING alone in the theater at like 2 pm.. because I obviously went alone to the Matinee like a little creep. Don’t regret it at all, and honestly I kind of want to go see it again. Also side-note, Yara and Charles might be the two most beautiful people I’ve ever seen in my entire life?!

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5.) “Detective Pikachu”

Currently Playing In: Theaters

9/10

THIS MOVIE WAS SO CUTE. Perfect for Kids (Or Adults)

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Oh BOY this was a cute movie. I used to be really REALLY into Pokemon cards, back in the 90’s. It was something of an epidemic at my school, and they (along with POGS) ended up being banned, because the kids got way too into it. Trading cards became a high-stakes affair, and tensions were running high.

I left all my Pokemon dreams behind, until a few years ago when the “Pokemon Go” App went all viral. Everyone was running around the city with their iPhone’s out, catching virtual Pokemon’s. It was ridiculous, and Ryan and I were into it of course. Then my Dad alerted me to just how much Cellular DATA I was blowing on the family plan, and I ended my Pokemon hunting once again.

When Ryan showed me the trailer for “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” I squealed out loud. Partly out of nostalgia, but mainly because they made Pikachu look SO FUCKING CUTE. Ryan Reynold’s is the voice of this little guy, and it all worked together perfectly. The story is actually pretty complex, and I really loved the lead Actor Justice Smith.. I think he’s a huge up-and-coming talent. This is the perfect movie to take your kids to as well, since it’s very family friendly, and full of cute little Pokemon’s. Every scene is full of all the beloved Pokemon’s we all know and love, and it was really a lot of fun to watch!

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Two Movies I HATED This Month

Okay, so I hate giving movies “bad” reviews, because I understand the sheer amount of talent and work, that goes into making something like a movie. The actors, the sets, the time.. all of it. Nothing is ever completely “bad”, but sometimes things just miss the mark for your own personal taste. These two movies I really didn’t love, but you guys might watch them, and LOVE them. It’s all down to your personal opinion.

1.) “The Hustle”

Currently Playing In: Theaters

3.5/10

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The saddest thing about this movie, is that I absolutely LOVE both Rebel Wilson & Anne Hathaway. I mean that, I think they are both brilliant. I think the problem with this movie, was the script. It has a somewhat fun plot… two VERY different Con-Artists, begrudgingly teaming up for one big “heist”. It reminded me a bit of the older movie “Heartbreakers” starring Jennifer Love Hewitt (which I LOVED), but this wasn’t nearly as clever.

The jokes just felt forced in this, the dialogue clunky.. and honestly I just cringed the entire time. It was just BAD. The settings were stunning, the clothing gorgeous… and yet the script felt so basic and flat. I also hate how Rebel Wilson is always the butt of the “fat jokes”, it’s so wrong and just not funny.

I did laugh a few times, and I had a lot of fun going to see this with Julia.. especially since we got to check out the new Park Royal movie theater (with the reclining seats!).. but the movie left me feeling a bit underwhelmed. I did really like the chemistry between Anne and Rebel though, it was fun.

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2.) “The Last Summer”

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

1/10

Just No. No. SO BAD.

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This is the kind of movie that I totally thought I would be into. A bunch of teen stars, a summer romance anthology thing.. .but it was honestly awful. Terrible script, CRINGE dialogue.. and just so bad. I don’t even want to talk about it, just please don’t waste your time. These Actors deserved better.


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TV SHOWS

1.) “The Society”

Season One

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

9/10

Major “Lord of the Flies” vibes, mixed with a sinister teen angst edge.. also co-ed, not just an island of boys!

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I saw the trailer for this a few months ago, which showed a vaguely dramatic preview, all set to the score of a moody Billie Eilish song. I was intrigued, but I still had this feeling that this was going to end up being another throwaway CW-type drama. I mean no shade towards a CW drama, some of my most treasured shows (“One Tree Hill”) were born of the CW. I think lately I’ve just aged out of it.. that is until “The Society”.

Ryan and I threw on an episode, and were quickly hooked. The show opens with a group of high-school kids, who are all being sent out of town for a few days on a school trip. Before they leave there is some mysterious stuff going on.. a weird smell in the town, and a lot of the parents having weird creepy little secretive town hall meetings. Anyways, all the kids say goodbye to their parents, and pile on the several yellow school buses. On the way out of town, they are hit with a bad storm, and they end up having to turn around, cancel the trip and head home. The twist? Once they get home, nobody is waiting for them. Not only that, but there is literally not one soul left in the town. Everyone has vanished, and they are all alone. This is NOT a spoiler, it all goes down in the trailer, and the first 10 minutes.

Pretty soon everyone gets scared, and they soon realize that they can’t leave, and the road out of town is blocked. Everything gets really creepy from here on out. Also the most interesting thing about the show, is how the dynamics start to shift. Leaders start to form, rules, groups. People need to figure out how to ration food, how to ration electricity.. and how to stop everyone from going full on “raid-all-the-stores-and-smash-all-the-windows” wild. A “Society” is forming, and it’s fascinating. So much drama, betrayal, and suspense! It really makes you wonder “what if”, and how you would act in a similar situation. Also this show is not without crazy twists, and shocking moments. A few specific scenes SHOCKED me, and I screamed out loud! Not to mention it has a certain love story, that is the CUTEST thing I’ve ever seen on T.V.

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2.) “Lunatics”

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

10/10

A Comedy Mockumentary Series, Written and Starring the LEGENDARY Chris Lilley (who plays each character). 

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I first fell in love with Australian Comedian Chris Lilley, over 10 years ago, when I discovered a little show called “Summer Heights High”. It was a similar show to “Lunatics”, in that Chris created, wrote and starred as it’s three lead characters. He went on to do other shows as well of the same style, all of which are some of the funniest television I’ve EVER seen. I think he is up there in the Hall of Comedy Fame for me, right along with Larry David. My favorite character he’s ever done it hands down J’amie King “Private School Girl” from “Summer Heights High”. The character was so beloved by fans, that he actually created a spin-off show called “J’amie: Private School Girl”, and it was just fantastic.

“Lunatics” was so much fun, and I just love everything Chris touches. Gavin & Becky are my top two favs from this series, but they were all hilarious. He has a very specific type of humor, and if you are into it, you will love this. If you love this show, PLEASE do yourself a favor and go back and watch “Summer Heights High”.

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3.) “Dead To Me”

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

8/10

A very binge-worthy dark comedy 

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I want to be brief in my description of this one, because it’s plot is very twisty and I really enjoyed the experience of going into it blind. It’s about a woman who’s Husband has just been killed in a tragic hit-and-run accident. She’s devastated, angry, and desperate to find the person who killed her Husband. She joins a support group, where she meets a woman named Judy.. who is absolutely hilarious. The two form this weird little friendship, and I’m telling you right now, you will NEVER predict where this story is going. Season 2 is on the way, and I can’t wait. To say it ended on a cliffhanger, is the understatement of the year. Also side note, I’ve loved the Actress Linda Cardellini, since seeing her years ago in “Freaks and Geeks”. She’s still as beautiful as ever, and just as charming.

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4.) “Imposters”

Season 1 & 2

Currently Streaming On: Netflix

Season One: 9/10 . Season Two 7/10

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This show was SO juicy. Remember how earlier above I gave a pretty scathing review to “The Hustle”? Well this is a similar Con-Artist plot, but it was done 100 times better.

I will only Review Season 1 for you guys, since Spoilers! Also Season 1 is filmed in Vancouver, and it was really exciting to spot all the places I recognized.

The first episode opens on a young newly married couple. She is a beautiful brunette, with a sexy little French accent.. and they seem very in love. All of a sudden her Husband comes home, and she’s nowhere to be found…. and all his money is gone! Turns out, she’s not French, or a brunette.. and she’s a Con-Artist. Not only that but she’s done this countless times before, and is still on the go.

Our lead actress, (the Con-Artist) her real name is Maddie, and she is one of the most charismatic actresses I’ve ever seen on the screen. She is played by the absolutely stunning Inbar Lavi, and I really got a thrill out of seeing her dressed up as all her alter-ego’s. She can pull off any hair color.

The first episode really gets rolling, when our lead Actor Ezra Bloom realizes he’s been duped, and he’s just having a full-blown downward spiral. Then he gets a knock at the door, and who is it? It’s a man named Richard who ALSO thinks he’s married to Maddie. The two soon figure out her Con, and decide to track her down, get their money back, and get some answers. The episode gets even wilder, when they discover a THIRD ex, who is none other than Jules, Maddie’s WIFE. The three of them make the most unlikely and amazing trio, and the entire season is so much fun. I won’t spoil anything, but let me tell you, I loved this.

Season 2 was really good as well, but wasn’t quite as juicy.

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BOOKS

1.) “The Silent Patient”

By, Alex Michaelides 

10/10

ONE OF THE BEST PLOT TWISTS I’VE EVER READ!

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“You become increasingly comfortable with madness – and not just the madness of others, but your own. We’re all crazy, I believe, just in different ways.” 

THIS BOOK!!! This is probably the best Thriller I’ve read all year, and I am still reeling from THAT TWIST. Wow. I will not be revealing any hints here, just the basic plot overview.

This book is told in real time, and also through Diary Entries. I always like this Literary device, and I find it so fascinating to watch things slowly unfold through a Diary. The story opens with a young painted named Alicia Berenson, who out of nowhere shoots her Husband six times. After this horrific crime, she is arrested, and she never speaks again. Not a word, for over 5 years! She is obviously convicted, since she never gets to speak about why she did what she did. A Psychotherapist named Theo is intrigued by the case, and finds himself at the Mental Hospital Alicia is at, trying to help her. He wants to get her to talk, and help her tell her story. What follows is one of the most insane thrill rides. I can’t really talk about it, because the TWIST is so shocking it just blows the doors off the story. This is the perfect Summer read, you need to read this immediately.

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(Good-Reads Plot Summary Blurb)

(Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet – and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can’t bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain.

Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word.

Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alicia’s silence goes far deeper than he first thought.

And if she speaks, would he want to hear the truth?)

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2.) “My Sister The Serial Killer”

By, Oyinkan Braithwaite 

10/10

A short, darkly comedic, insightful, and disturbing thriller. It was perfect.

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“I wonder what the chances are that the death of a person in the company of a serial killer would come about by chance.” 

Oyinkan Braithwaite is a brilliant Nigerian writer, and this was her first novel. She won the Anthony Award for “Best First Novel” for this, and it was so deserved. This book was short, written in little intense chapters, and I flew through it. Every chapter ended leaving you wanting more, and it was equal parts horrifying.. while also quite darkly funny. It was really interesting reading a novel set in Nigeria, and learning more about the Culture and Customs there as well.

This is a story about two young Sisters, named Korede and Ayoola. Ayoola is beautiful, and pretty much everyone in the story is falling all over themselves to either marry her, or be her friend, or do just about anything for her. Korede has always sort of been in her shadow, but Ayoola NEEDS Korede.. because she can’t stop MURDERING her boyfriends, and she needs Korede to help her clean up all her “messes”. This book isn’t just about the murders, it’s also about Sisters, and how far you would go to help someone you love. I loved watching Korede struggle with trying to accept her Sister’s true nature, and also dealing with the horrifying consequences of their actions. Also it’s about grief, guilt, paranoia, and also having a possibly psychopath in your house. This was such a great little story, and I want to buy it and give it to everyone I know.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary Blurb)

(My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker – and more difficult to get out of the carpet – than water…

When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede’s long been in love with him, and isn’t prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other…)

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3.) “Hunger”

Written By, Roxane Gay

10/10

A Very Powerful Memoir

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“My father believes hunger is in the mind. I know differently. I know that hunger is in the mind and the body and the heart and the soul.” 

I have never read any of Roxane Gay’s books, but I’ve read quite a few of her essays online, and I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews for anything she’s ever written. “Hunger” is a memoir she wrote about her body. She details the struggles she has with her weight, with how she is treated because of her size, and she goes into depth about everything wrong with the Diet Culture we are living in. This isn’t simply a story about her being overweight, but more how it happened. It’s about how the trauma caused by a horrific event she suffered as a young girl, affected her life so deeply. It’s a very difficult, raw and honest read. It’s quite hard to read in parts, and trigger warnings for rape, eating disorders, and sexual assault should be mentioned. Despite being such a dark read, it is also quite hopeful, and inspiring. I think Roxane Gay is immensely talented, and I can’t wait to pick up everything else she’s ever written.

“What does it say about our culture that the desire for weight loss is considered a default feature of womanhood?” 

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(From the bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself

“I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran into all kinds of trouble. I tried to erase every memory of her, but she is still there, somewhere. . . . I was trapped in my body, one that I barely recognized or understood, but at least I was safe.”

In her phenomenally popular essays and long-running Tumblr blog, Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and body, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as “wildly undisciplined,” Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care. In Hunger, she explores her own past—including the devastating act of violence that acted as a turning point in her young life—and brings readers along on her journey to understand and ultimately save herself.

With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and power that have made her one of the most admired writers of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to learn to take care of yourself: how to feed your hungers for delicious and satisfying food, a smaller and safer body, and a body that can love and be loved—in a time when the bigger you are, the smaller your world becomes.)

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4.) “The Perfect Mother”

By, Aimee Molloy

6/10

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“bad things happen in heat like this”

This book wasn’t bad at all, I was just left feeling a bit underwhelmed. It’s about a group of new Mom’s, who meet on an online message board. They call themselves the “May Mothers”, and they meet up all the time for all things “baby”. One night they decide to leave their brand new babies at home, and hit the town for some drinks. That night, one of the babies is kidnapped.. and the shit hits the fan. That makes it sound really exciting, but it was actually one of the slowest books I’ve read in a long time. You would think with the plot, and with these blurbs (see photo above), that it would be great! It was decent, and had a somewhat good twist (but I totally saw it coming a mile away). I just found reading from all the different Mom’s perspectives so tiresome, and I really disliked a few of the characters. I almost didn’t even care who had kidnapped the baby, because I never felt that invested in the story. This felt like it was trying to be a “Big Little Lies” type of story, but it just wasn’t as clever, and the character development wasn’t there at all. I’ve heard this is being optioned for a TV Series, and I think it would be a lot better as a show. I bet if it’s well cast, they could beef up the story and make this interesting on screen.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary Blurb)

(An addictive psychological thriller about a group of women whose lives become unexpectedly connected when one of their newborns goes missing.

They call themselves the May Mothers—a collection of new moms who gave birth in the same month. Twice a week, with strollers in tow, they get together in Prospect Park, seeking refuge from the isolation of new motherhood; sharing the fears, joys, and anxieties of their new child-centered lives.

When the group’s members agree to meet for drinks at a hip local bar, they have in mind a casual evening of fun, a brief break from their daily routine. But on this sultry Fourth of July night during the hottest summer in Brooklyn’s history, something goes terrifyingly wrong: one of the babies is abducted from his crib. Winnie, a single mom, was reluctant to leave six-week-old Midas with a babysitter, but the May Mothers insisted that everything would be fine. Now Midas is missing, the police are asking disturbing questions, and Winnie’s very private life has become fodder for a ravenous media.

Though none of the other members in the group are close to the reserved Winnie, three of them will go to increasingly risky lengths to help her find her son. And as the police bungle the investigation and the media begin to scrutinize the mothers in the days that follow, damaging secrets are exposed, marriages are tested, and friendships are formed and fractured.)

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And NOW…. A Review of a Book with the grossest twist I’ve read since “A Simple Favor”. This book made me feel sick.

5.) “I Know Who You Are”

By, Alice Feeney

1/10

Please don’t read this. You aren’t prepared for this disgusting twist. I listened to the Audio-Book and it made it even grosser somehow.

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This book came out recently, and it was all over the place. It was all over Book-Tube, and all over the shelves at Chapters. Then the reviews started coming in, and a lot of people felt the same way I did.. which was disgusted. Honestly my stomach is turning thinking about this “twist” again. The worst thing is I think Alice Feeney is a really good writer, and I LOVED her book “Sometimes I Lie”. This one just missed the mark for me.

I don’t even want to waste time reviewing this. Woman’s Husband goes missing, she’s worried but not that worried since he was kind of an asshole. She’s an Actress, more worried about her affair than trying to find her missing Husband. This makes the police suspicious, and this is kind of interesting. Then we switch narratives, and the story of her childhood is told through Flashbacks. It’s boring, and just goes on and on for no real reason at all. It was decent so far though, and I was still somewhat invested.

Then. That TWIST. 

I will admit I was shocked. I did NOT see this coming, and it was almost laughably insane. You know how when a “twist” is revealed, you sort of go through the entire story again in your mind with this new information in mind? So yeah, I did that. The more I thought about the whole story, the more disgusted I started to feel with this “reveal”. I won’t say what it was, but I mean…no, just no.

(Good-Reads Plot Summary Blurb)

(l Know Who You Are is the brilliant tale of two stories. One is about Aimee Sinclair—well-known actress on the verge of being full-on famous. If you saw her, you’d think you knew her. One day towards the near-end of her shoot on her latest film, Aimee comes home from filming to find her husband’s cell phone and wallet on the dining room table. He never goes anywhere without them. But he’s nowhere to be found. She’s not too concerned—they had a huge fight the night before. They both said things they didn’t mean. He might have done things he didn’t mean, things she can’t forget. Even though she has a history of supposedly forgetting. After all, she’s a very good actress.

The next morning she goes for her morning run and then goes to her favorite coffee shop. But her card is denied. When she calls the bank they say her account has been emptied of $10,000. She immediately suspects her husband. But they say no, it was Aimee herself who closed out the account. And thus begins a bizarre rabbit hole into which Aimee finds herself falling where nothing is at it seems.

Alternating with Aimee’s story is that of a little girl who wandered away from home. We always tell our kids not to talk to strangers or bad things will happen. Well, bad things happen.

In I Know Who You Are, Alice Feeney proves that she is a master at brilliantly complicated plots and twists after twists.)


GAME OF THRONES FINALE PARTY

It was very sad to say Goodbye forever to “Game of Thrones” this month. I know there was a lot of online uproar about the final season, but I personally loved every second of it. Would I have loved a few more episodes, to really wrap everything up? Of course! It did feel a bit rushed, but I was really happy with how it ended, and it’s still the greatest show of all time.

We watch the show every Sunday at my Dad’s, and for the Finale party, we threw a big bash. I got some little costumes, we got the “Game of Thrones Official Oreo’s”… and I even got a “Hand of the King” pin! It was a great night.

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OTHER MAY AMAZON FAVORITES 

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I found this Hot Sauce on Amazon, and it is INCREDIBLE. It’s not cheap though, and the amount of it I want to put on my meals is excessive haha. I can’t afford to use this Hot Sauce, in the way I would like.. so I need to use it sparingly! Also I’ve been loving the Retro Hair-Clip Trend, and I found this pack of assorted clips on Amazon, and they are gorgeous! Can’t wait to wear them this Summer.


LASH EXTENSIONS

I got Eyelash Extensions the week we went to Palm Springs, for my Sister’s Bachelorette Party.. and I am obsessed. I can never go back to my normal lashes again! They last for almost an entire month, and they look so nice. I feel so confident when I have them, and I can easily head out with no makeup on. I get them done at Mink Lash Boutique on Burrard Street, and they do such a beautiful job.

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Thank you all so much for Reading my May Wrap Up,

I will see you very soon with some exciting Summer Fashion Content. I’ve been busy this month, shooting lots of fun outfit ideas, and I can’t wait to share it with you guys.

Also here are some more random assorted photo memories from the last month,

xo,

Carly

All Photos of Movies & T.V @Google Images 2019

All Photos of Books & Other @Carly Ingram Photography 2019


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