Nimona should be a lesson for Hollywood these days. A fun, entertaining well done adaptation of a popular graphic novel that captures the heart of its story. It’s also a story with deep meaning and diversity that almost didn’t get made. The fact that it did is one of the reasons Netflix, for all it’s … More Nimona
So I was watching Sense and Sensibility the other day remembering with ease how much I hate Marianne Dashwood. Ugh. She’s seriously the worst of all Jane Austen’s women cause at least Lydia was young, trying to show up her sisters and didn’t have much of a role model in her mother. And sure I … More Dumb Movie Characters: A New Number One?
It’s a whole new decade and I was thinking about what book world and reading would look like this time in 10 years. How will the 20’s shape and change books for us? Or books change the 20’s? Below are my predictions.
Kings of the Wyld By: Nicholas Eames A group of middle-aged slightly gone to pot former mercenaries get the band back together to go and rescue one’s daughter in a wild adventure through deadly woods and tangle with all sorts of monsters. Not the least of which is that life didn’t turn out as expected … More Older, Aching & Not Ready for Battle: Kings of the Wyld
This Savage Song Author: Victoria Schwab Grade: B This was the Owlcrate book for July and probably my most anticipated read of the summer and overall I’m kind of torn on it. Kate Harker and August Flynn live in a world where violence breeds actual monsters. Kate is desperately trying to prove herself to her … More This Savage Song