Media Report

Janice
Deeply biased opinions on TV, Books, Movies, and Podcasts
Created 25 Feb 2021
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  • Media Report
    02 Jan 2022 • 8 min read • 1 3
    Books: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline This sci-fi(ish) book is basically an '80s pop culture listicle with a plot and it was… okay. The basic story is set in a futuristic world where everyone plays ...
  • Media Report
    26 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Just to note: these are the best pieces of media I consumed and wrote about in 2021 regardless of the year they were actually released/published/spawned. Books: Best Nonfiction This one was kinda toug...
  • Media Report
    19 Dec 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Books: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey Okay so I am not the biggest fan of celebrity biography - really not of biography in general - especially celebrities whose stories don't seem like they'll in...
  • Media Report
    12 Dec 2021 • 10 min read
    Books: Bunny by Mona Awad So before I describe this book - and perhaps in some ways this serves as the review - I'll just say that the minute I finished it, I texted a fellow Janice and asked zie to r...
  • Media Report
    05 Dec 2021 • 14 min read • 1 2
    Books: The Hired Man by Aminatta Forna This book, a fiction novel which I'll describe in a moment, was an odd one for me. The entire time I was reading it, I kept thinking this was the kind of thing I...
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    28 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Books: Dogs of War by Adrian Tchaikovsky Well didn't this book turn out to be a totally frustrating, kinda rage-y disappointment that I forced myself to finish out of completion issues and not a desir...
  • Media Report
    21 Nov 2021 • 12 min read
    Books: Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee This is a contemporary fiction novel about living with mental illness that intercuts between the POVs of a woman, her mentally ill sister, and the si...
  • Media Report
    14 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    Books: The Midnight Bargain by C.L. Polk This is a fantasy one-off set in a Regency-era-type Englandish world where women are collared and forced to lose their magic when they marry and a young woman'...
  • Media Report
    07 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    Books: Mine by Michael Heller & James Salzman So I'll just say I unconditionally loved this nonfiction book about the meaning of possession in the law as in how the law defines ownership. Because when...
  • Media Report
    31 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Books: Shiver by Allie Reynolds This is a totally entertaining thriller/mystery beach/airplane read about a group of pro snowboarders lured to a ski resort in the dead of winter and trapped there for ...
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