Books

Dark Magic & Bad Romance

Serpent and Dove

Serpent and Dove

By: Shelby Mahurin

Lou is a witch in hiding trying to make it as a thief. Reid is a witch-burning Chasseur. One day after a run in they are forced to wed in a contrivance so ridiculous I spent most of the rest of the book going what the hell?

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Books

The Over 30 Tag

Elsa from Frozen

Well past it actually. But having put another year under my belt recently I saw this tag on A Book Olive and though it would be fun. And honestly it’s probably been 30 years since I’ve done a tag.

The original tag was created by Ink Not Blood.

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Television

The Women of The Witcher

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia

When The Witcher dropped on Netflix my biggest question was how were the female characters in the show going to fare…

As I’ve mentioned that other big fantasy adaptation- well I pretty much wound up despising every choice they made for the female characters especially. It’s still too early to really judge The Witcher after only 8 episodes but I think they’re off to an interesting start.

Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers!

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Movies

Harley’s Down But Don’t Count Her Out

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

So Birds of Prey was a bit of a box office downer.

Which seems like a bit of a surprise because on top of a slow box office, a popular character and great to good reviews & word of mouth- you think this would have been a slam dunk. You’d think it would have at least hit the bottom of estimates…

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Books

You Can Never Really Leave…

the sun down motel

The Sun Down Motel

By: Simone St. James

Actually you can pretty much do whatever you want at the Sun Down because it’s not exactly well-staffed. Maybe the ghosts will check you in?

Or out the hard way depending on their moods.

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Movies, Music

Miss Americana & Getting into Politics

Taylor Swift in Miss Americana

Miss Americana

By: Lana Wilson

A Taylor Swift documentary? Of course I’m going to break my film slump for that one! Thank you Netflix 🙂

As a long-term fan of Taylor I got to admit…

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Television

The Crown Ends & Wandavision Promises

Imelda Staunton

The Crown creator Peter Morgan confirmed casting Imelda Staunton as the next version of Queen Elizabeth which wasn’t that much of a surprise. What is a bit more surprising is the show is ending after season five!

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