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Tiktok made me read it | My Fault | Culpa Mia (Culpable 1)

This line is fire...

How did I fall? Easy. He turned my world upside down

My Fault is the book I found out from TikTok. I watched the movie first and then I thought why not give it a read.

This review aims to provide insight into the book and the movie adaptation. I will analyze the plot, characters, and writing style, and give an overall rating. It will assist you in deciding whether to indulge in the book the movie or both.

"My Fault" written by Mercedes Ron is a captivating book that tells the story of a love-hate relationship between Noah and Nick. This book has been adapted into a movie that has caught the attention of many romance enthusiasts.  I was surprised to find out that the book is very well written as many books that go viral on TikTok are not really well written. there were no plot holes, no dragging, simple and steady storyline. 

The story centers around Noah and Nick who are step-siblings and both are grappling with personal demons. Noah is dealing with the loss of her mother when she married a rich lawyer, while Nick is trying to come to terms with the absence of his father throughout his whole life and the leaving of his mother a long time ago. The two step-siblings are forced to live together under one roof. Sparks fly, and they fall in love, but their relationship is plagued by misunderstandings, childhood trauma, and secrets. 

Mercedes Ron is a Spanish author who garnered a massive following from the success of this book. She has since then gone on to write other books in the same genre. 

Key Themes and Plot Overview

"My Fault" portrays the complexities of young love, grief, and forgiveness. The book highlights the struggles of dealing with personal demons without letting them ruin a promising relationship. Noah and Nick are relatable and complex characters who draw you into their world. They are well-developed, with unique personalities that complement each other. The secondary characters also contribute significantly to the story. Style and Writing Mercedes Ron's writing style is simple and easy to follow. She uses descriptive language that allows you to visualize the characters and scenes vividly. The narration flows seamlessly, making it easy to get lost in the story. 

Overall Rating 

Overall, "My Fault" is an excellent, well-written book that has captivated me enough to read the full book. It's a must-read for anyone who loves a good romance novel filled with drama, love, and forgiveness. The book deserves 4 out of 5 stars.

Movie review

If you're a fan of the book, you might notice some major differences in the movie adaptation of "My Fault". The movie takes some liberties in terms of the plot, but overall it manages to stay true to the heart of the story. One of the standout aspects of the movie is the casting and performances. Nick Leister and Gabriel Guevara deliver standout performances as Noah and Nick respectively, bringing the chemistry between the two characters to life on screen. The supporting cast also did a commendable job in their roles. The visuals and soundtrack of "My Fault" are also noteworthy. The movie features some stunning shots and aesthetically pleasing cinematography. The soundtrack also compliments the tone of the story well, adding to the overall emotional impact of the movie.

Overall, "My Fault" is a captivating take on love and drama that manages to hold its own against the book. While there are some noticeable differences between the two, the movie manages to capture the heart of the story through its standout performances, stunning visuals, and emotional soundtrack.

Comparison between Movie and Book

Plot and character differences are inevitable when adapting a book into a movie, and "My Fault" is no exception. While the book focuses more on the internal conflicts and thoughts of the main characters, the movie emphasizes the physical aspect of their relationship. The movie also skips some minor plot details and has a more conclusive ending. Overall, both versions did a good job of portraying the story, but the book provides a more in-depth look at the characters and their development. The book is recommended for those looking for a character-driven story, while the movie is more suited for those interested in the romance and drama aspect. 

    The target audience for the book is young adult readers, whereas the movie is aimed at a broader demographic. The book does a better job of exploring the characters and their emotions, while the movie excels at delivering a visually stunning and engaging romance. 

    To sum up, the book and the movie both have their own strengths and weaknesses. The book is more emotionally charged and character-focused, while the movie has stronger visuals and a broader appeal. Ultimately, which one you prefer may depend on your personal taste and expectations

Fan reactions

The social media buzz surrounding My Fault has been overwhelming, with fans raving about the breathtaking romance and intense drama. However, critics have suggested that the plot seems unoriginal and melodramatic. This has sparked debates about whether the movie adds anything new to the genre or just rehashes old cliches. Ultimately, what matters is that viewers have enjoyed the heart-wrenching tale of forbidden love and redemption. My Fault provides a great escape from reality and reminds us of the power of love to conquer all.

My Final thoughts

Overall verdict - a must-read and must-watch!