Movies

How Our Stories Get Told: The Aeronauts

redmayne and jones in the aeronauts

The Aeronauts

Directed By: Tom Harper

So The Aeronauts is about a ballooning trip to study weather in 1862 London that goes horribly wrong. I decided to give this a go because it looked pretty and sounded interesting but I have to tell you the minute it was obvious Amelia was taking the dog with her I started Googling spoilers.

Who cares about these two what happens to the dog?

Only I found a more interesting story.

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Books

Puddin’ Left Me Torn

Puddin'

Puddin’

By: Julie Murphy

I have been sitting on a Puddin’ review for a month (which I have never waited so long on anything involving actual pudding ever) and despite multiple tries I’ve never felt like it was right.

And I don’t know why because there is a lot to say about this sequel to Dumplin. It wasn’t like finishing a book and thinking yeah, that happened but I have nothing to say about it. I had feelings about Puddin’.

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Books

Mooncakes? Depends on What You’re Looking For…

Mooncakes

I received a copy of Mooncakes from Netgalley in exchange for my honest opinion. It’s scheduled to be released October 15th per Goodreads.

I was really looking forward to this one: witches and what seemed like cooking. No it doesn’t take much to make me happy but after thinking on it for a couple of days I’m very torn on Mooncakes.

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Books

A Monster Hunting Heroine Has Arrived

trail of lighning

Trail of Lightning

By: Rebecca Roanhorse

Grade: B

Maggie Hoskie is a bad ass monster killer who may also be a monster herself. Truth be told I’m not sure if that’s a literal or figurative thing yet. Though I’m going with something your asshole ex-boyfriend tells you being more bullshit than anything she certainly thinks she a monster.

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