Author: Gemma

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers!" LM Montgomery Anne of Green Gables

A Triple Knot

First thing I have to admit: I don’t know Plantagenet history so much as I do the War of the Roses or the Tudors for example so this one was a bit of a chore. […]

Laggies

Megan (Keira Knightley) is ten years out of high school unable to get into gear career wise and seriously unmotivated. Her friends are all moving forward and she’s stuck. Then when her high school boyfriend proposes […]

panic

As I’ve gotten older I’ve developed less of a tolerance for reading about (or watching) young people do stupid stuff. This book also contains another mark against for me in that an animal dies directly […]

The Boxtrolls

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Well, only one movie this week. Maybe that’s a good thing. I had wanted to see The Boxtrolls way back when it came out in September but life intervened in a sucky way. It got put off. It didn’t happen. Sad. But I finally got the chance to see it this week and it’s a pretty cute little movie. Though I’m glad I waited to rent it instead of jumping the gun like usual and buying it.

Missing Reels

 Missing Reels was an interesting read for me because I love the idea of silent movies if not the actually having to sit down and watch them if that makes any sense. Our main character […]

Favorite Times with Books 2014 Concluded!

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 I was not actually going to finish my Favorites in 2014 but what the heck? There was only this one left and while I’m not big on retelling (writes the girl who watched Once Upon a Time for the first time in years to see live-action Frozen). I had a lot of fun playing in Marissa Meyer’s world of cyborg and fairy tales and definitely think it’s worth a read.