Since I’m back to working nights I decided to go out to a movie to kill some of the vacant time on my nights off. My choice was Kong: Skull Island. After seeing the trailer a few months ago, I was surprised that a remake had managed to snag so many talented actors. That must … Continue reading Kong: Skull Island – movie review
I recently read The Keeper’s Chronicles by Tanya Huff which consists of three books: Summon the Keeper, The Second Summoning and Long, Hot Summoning. I would categorize the books as humor as I had more than a few laughs. The series centers around Claire, who is a Keeper (think magical person i.e. witch or wizard, … Continue reading The Keeper’s Chronicles: book review
I first saw the trailer for this movie in the theater. The cars, the suits, the guns, the explosions my pulse quickened. Despite my aversion to Ben Affleck, how could I turn down a gangster flick? I couldn’t. I waited for over a month for its release and got up entirely too early after … Continue reading Live by Night: movie review
I enjoyed this book while I was reading it. The first two chapters stumble a bit. I had to reread them. I found the similarity of names was confusing. A simple ‘protagonist was named after the Queen’ type sentence was all that was needed to clarify it and I could have moved on without rereading … Continue reading Book review: The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod
I had heard that this movie was coming for quite some time, but it wasn’t with excited fervor that I waited. It wasn’t a midnight book release party at Barnes and Noble. I had already experienced the conclusion of the Harry Potter series and being an avid reader have already experienced characters from other books … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: Movie review
Over the past couple weeks, I charged through reading The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins and finally made it to the theater yesterday. Now I’m ready to compare them. When I first began the book, I was a little surprised to find it written as journal entries by the main female characters. It … Continue reading The Girl on the Train: Book or Film?
A book review for Connie Willis's Blackout and All Clear.
Maggie Hope returns in top form for Susan Elia MacNeal’s The Queen’s Accomplice and she’s more confident than ever. The sixth book of the Maggie Hope series is set to hit shelves on October 4th. Since Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, we stuck by Maggie’s side as she struggled to find her place in wartime London, signed … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Accomplice