Reviews written by Emily Savant

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Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 28, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Acting 
 
5.0
Story 
 
5.0
Effects 
 
5.0
Dialogue 
 
5.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
N/A

Great!

So, so many cool things happen in this movie! The effects get better, as does the acting! Harry, Ron, and Hermione find themselves in their second year at Hogwarts and undercover even more answers about Voldemort. I'm not gunna lie, I had a huge crush on Tom Riddle during...

Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0

Great!

Finally at 21 years of age, I get the chance to read this! I've been waiting for quite some time. A time when I could read them back to back, with no interruptions. And that time is now! I loved all the movies, so I was pretty sure I'd love...

Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Acting 
 
5.0
Story 
 
5.0
Effects 
 
5.0
Dialogue 
 
5.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
5.0

LOVE!

When these movies first came out, I wasn't allowed to watch them. That quickly changed after my mom saw, and fell in love, with the Harry Potter series. To a kid, this movie is memorizing. It is full of magic and perfectly astonishing. Needless to say, I still feel...

Teen Films
Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Acting 
 
5.0
Story 
 
5.0
Effects 
 
5.0
Dialogue 
 
5.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
N/A

August Rush

Music is my first love. It follows me everywhere I go, and I willingly let it. There is something about August Rush that I completely connected with. There is so much heart and soul in this film, that I become an emotional wreck ever time I watch it. ...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 21, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

wow.

It is easy to say that this book is unforgetable. Because it really is. I will never in this lifetime forget The Book Thief. It's the other words to describe my feelings toward this book that I find hard to think about. Heartbreakingly beautiful. Hauntingly spledid. Mesmorizingly stunning. ...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 15, 2012
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Plot 
 
1.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
1.0

Shadowland

I confess: I have an addiction to bargain shopping. And a book sale is my kryptonite. Which is how I got my hands on the first three books in The Immortals series. Now, I rather enjoyed the first one. The story was something new, and if you can...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     November 07, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Great.

Obviously, this has been done before. Groundhog Day meets Mean Girls in book form. It's the gorgeous writing and the thought provoking premise that really pushed Before I Fall into the land of awesome. (or at least into my land of awesome.) I hated Sam in the beginning....

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 26, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Fixing Delilah

I loved Sarah Ockler's other book, Twenty-Boy Summer, and I expected the same beautiful writing and heartfelt story for Fixing Delilah. I got exactly that. Delilah is a great character to relate to. I related well with being caught up in the family drama, and I feel that most...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 23, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

Tyger Tyger

I've grown to love books that are fairy tale like. Anything passed down from mythology has me instantly hooked! This is the second book I have read about Celtic Mythology, and I loved it from the very start. (I'm also prepared to go to Ireland at this point.) The...

Young Adult Nonfiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 16, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A

Sing Me to Sleep

Some Spoilers Ahead. Sing Me to Sleep started off slow, but the last few chapters were a ride. A ride that had me in tears. I was bored and anxious for a good part of this book because of Beth and Derek’s relationship. (Mostly Beth’s attitude). She was...

Teen Films
Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 08, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Acting 
 
5.0
Story 
 
5.0
Effects 
 
5.0
Dialogue 
 
5.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
N/A

City Island

Every once in awhile, that one movie comes along that has a little bit of everything in it. Comedy. Drama. Weird. Awesome. City Island is perfection at its best. And I wouldn't have picked this movie up if it wasn't for Steven Strait. He's gorgeous and I...

Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 08, 2012
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Acting 
 
5.0
Story 
 
5.0
Effects 
 
5.0
Dialogue 
 
5.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
4.0

The Hunger Games

I’m not one of those people who obsess over whether or not a book and its movie counterpart are exactly the same. Scene by scene. Word for word. I realize that this is not always possible. However, it always seems that the littlest things that matter the...

Young Adult Fiction
Reviewed by Emily Savant     October 04, 2012
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Defiance

I don't really know what I was expecting from this. I followed the entire publication of this book and was so ecstatic to read it. I saw so many reviews boasting about this and that got me even more excited. Don't get me wrong, I liked it. I just couldn't...

Reviewed by Emily Savant     September 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A

Great

Didn't think it could get any better than the first one. Well, I was wrong. This is a great follow up to Eighth Grade Bites. He's in high school now, but that is not the only thing that has changed for Vladimir. *RBC

Reviewed by Emily Savant     September 27, 2012
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Great

First book I ever read about vampires! Action packed and strangely relatable. Excluding the vampire part. Every other book in this series is just as epic as this one! *RBC

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