: Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal ( ): Chris Colfer: Books. “Glee” star Chris Colfer, who wrote and stars in the new film “Struck by Lightning,” out in theaters Friday, shared his experience about the. Carson Phillips: Because a life without meaning, without drive, without focus, without goals or dreams isn’t a life worth living. Life comes at you fast.

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Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. The plot line was quite easy to follow, and I loved reading about all the secondary characters. Now after getting to hear that his efforts, to get into is dream university ,are not enough Carsons tries to make a literature magazine with entries from other students.

Carson castigates his peers for being immature and shallow and superficial, yet he embodies these characteristics as well. Moments or characters that could have had significant impact or thematic importance were dealt with sparsely and with little detail, like Carson’s decision to take antidepressants or Vicki’s goth personality. Well, do you really think he should be So, I should say something clever here.

First off, Carson complains about how accepting we should be of all people which is totally true. On November 20,Colfer released a young adult novel based on the film, titled Struck by Lightning: Needless to say, I was anxious to start my own. I found myself completely engrossed in the novel because it was just so darn addicting! El final le ha quitado una estrella completa.

But to avoid spoiling it for anybody ligghtning hasn’t yet read it, I won’t explain why. Hell, most people are usually assholes. A lot of readers find it hard to love Carson.

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I like flawed characters, but you have to make them work. It’s somewhat different from the movie the movie had some extra scenes and the ending was somewhat better but not in a bad way. I think I speak for the entire faculty when I say He gets permission to start the magazine from his conservative principal Brad William Henke. Still love it even though I dropped a star.


However, overall, I detested Carson. When I read said book: He is in a journaling club, however, that is no longer sufficient enough to guarantee a spot at the university.

Chris Colfer blogs about his new film, ‘Struck by Lightning’

By EW staff, EW. I couldn’t have expected anymore. We all put on masks but underneath those masks, pain can exist.

Nov 24, Connie Tang rated it it was ok. See how we rate. My yearning for college stems from my livhtning to experience a different setting.

View all 3 comments. And that makes me sad. I’d just PUT you to sleep. Another unexpected thing, Colfer writes dementia and depression extremely well, subtle in a way much of the rest of the book isn’t. Adult Written by DualApocoalypse September 23, The ending of this book,OMG the ending! I was really hesitant to read this though; I was worried it was going to be horrible and that it would forever change the way I saw Chris Colfer and that my expectations were too high, etc.

Carson also visits his grandmother Polly Bergenthe first person who encouraged his writing, but she doesn’t know who he is due to Alzheimer’s disease. Over half of the book we get to know about Carsons life and how much he stfuck practically everything.

Based on 2 reviews.

Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal

However, I will say that my soul was crushed. In a way, it’s a lot like lightning. When he has dinner with Neal and April, Carson realizes that his father is trying to make himself sound like he has been more present in Carson’s life, which quickly results in an argument and Carson storming out.

Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? And that quite fast. As no one will willingly help him, Carson turns to blackmail in order to get other members of the school to write for his magazine. Ok, I’ll just say, the book is awesome. Highlights what coming from a troubled and broken home can be like. Then, suddenly, his admission to Northwestern seems to hinge on his ability to publish a literary magazine, and he must get all the classmates who hate him to write for it.


The writing is incredible; Chris Colfer does not shy away from his l I’ll be honest, I am biased towards this book simply because it’s written by Chris Colfer, and in my opinion, anything to do with Chris Colfer is going to be incredible. While there’s plenty of snarky cynicism and some messages about the futility of striving, there are also positive messages about seeing things from other people’s viewpoints and having some compassion for what they’re dealing with.

In what grade do we just stop believing, period? The movie received a standing ovation — and my parents didn’t even start it! It was at our local bookstore and I used to spend hours reading it, immersing myself in the format It was forty dollars so I never could afford to purchase it. At a time when bullying torments so many young people today, this unique and important novel sheds light with humor and wit on an issue that deeply resonates with countless teens and readers.

Perhaps, it is one of those books that only teens will like, but I think that only supports my opinion that it is not interesting or well-written.

Over all, I fully enjoyed this book in a LOL manner. Our ratings are based on child development best practices. I love Chris Colfer with all my heart so maybe I’m biased but I thought this book was great.