I’ve seen a lot of people saying that Wanda in the Multiverse of Madness was out of character- even saying that obviously no one involved had watched Wandavision, that they didn’t understand, that they made her the crazy woman, just the mother, etc. Etc. And as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch is one of my all time … More Was Wanda Out of Character in the Multiverse?
Mayhem By: Estelle Laure This book is being pitched as a YA feminist mash-up of The Lost Boys meets The Craft- and the minute I saw that I knew I wanted to read it! A thousand thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing a free copy as part of the book tour.
Onward Directed By: Dan Scanlon It was a bit strange to see the Simpson’s get the short film spot in front of the new Pixar movie Onward. Honestly I thought the whole short was a bit odd. But I haven’t seen any new Simpsons stuff since the movie. First off that we didn’t even get … More Baby Maggie Wants a Boy & Onward
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?
The Folk of Air Series By: Holly Black Holly Black has finished her tale and I have officially finished exactly 1 (1!) of the endlessly running book series I’m reading this year! So I thought I’d wrap up my thoughts on this popular tale of the fae and confess that ever since I read the … More I Finished One Series this Year!
Spellbook of the Lost and Found By: Moïra Fowley-Doyle Something strange is happening Olive and Rose are losing things- small things at first. Bracelets. Jackets. But it’s beginning to escalate into bigger things. And when Olive meets a group of strange kids living in an abandoned house outside of town who have the same problem … More Be Careful What You Look For…
Ship of Smoke and Steel By: Django Wexler An enormous and seemingly impossible ship full of sacrifices. Commanded by an unseen Captain and a vicious crew. Guarded by “angels” who won’t let you leave once you board. Action, violence, love and lust, betrayal and a fight for survival against a series of strange creatures including … More This Would Make a Great Adventure Cruise
Shadow of the Fox By: Julie Kagawa A half kitsune half human girl, a demon possessed samurai, a down-on-his luck ronin and a noble with a strange past time walk into your village… What do you do? You should probably run because they’re likely being trailed by demons and giant centipedes. Maybe don’t try to … More A Magical Road Trip
The House with a Clock In Its Walls Directed By: Eli Roth Grade: B+ I’m going to be completely honest here. I literally could have watched two hours of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett snarking at each other and I would have enjoyed it. The actual movie is about a young orphan Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) … More Do You Hear the Ticking?
Red Sister By: Mark Lawrence Grade: B+ I was really excited to read Red Sister but I have to be honest for a little while I didn’t think I’d even finish it. This is mainly the story of Nona- trouble seems to find her and she winds up in the Convent of Sweet Mercy a … More Walking the (Rocky) Path with Red Sister