Thirteen

[SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS] [OBVIOUSLY] Unless you've been living under a rock, you're aware the newest regeneration of the Doctor on BBC's Doctor Who is a woman. You're probably aware, at least vaguely, that this is entirely new ground for the 55-year-old classic show. And you've almost certainly got an inkling that at least some fans... Continue Reading →

Little Women (2018): Review

A contemporary adaptation of Little Women? The first time I saw the trailer, I was like NO THANKS, DON'T NEED THAT.  #skeptic  But then . . . a dear friend and fellow book-connoisseur assured me that the casting and themes were spot-on and that it deserved a chance.  Accordingly, I went to see it last... Continue Reading →

Ink Blotted Beka: Blog Tour

Look at me, making the title of this post all staid and matter-of-fact.  "Ink Blotted Beka:  Blog Tour."  I want everyone to know I came this close to making the title something like "GORGEOUS CHARACTER ART Y'ALL," because that's really what I want to scream at the top of my lungs right now. I have... Continue Reading →

A Visit to Laura’s House

This post will probably be very short, because I'm sleepy today . . . [okay, now watch me ramble on for ten paragraphs or smthing equally ridiculous.  y'all have been warned.] Anyways, a couple weeks ago I visited Laura Ingalls Wilder's house in Mansfield, Missouri.  I love that place.  I've been there three times since... Continue Reading →

Dancing and Doughnuts: Review

Dancing and Doughnuts, fam. This is Book 2 in Rachel Kovaciny's Once Upon a Western series of fairy tale retellings, and it just released August 31st; so, hot off the presses, as they say.  (Blog tour link is here; giveaway with fantabulous themed prizes is here.) IT'S SO, SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD, FAM. I had a huge... Continue Reading →

Crazy Rich Asians: Review

Oh, don't mind those pieces of glass lying all over the floor, dear. That's just the SHATTERED RUINS OF MY EXPECTATIONS FOR THIS MOVIE. Kevin Kwan and Jon Chu weren't content with shooting down audience's assumptions . . . they had to go and bring a flipping cannon to the battle.  Honestly, these storytellers had... Continue Reading →

Author Interview: Rachel Kovaciny

Today I'm interviewing my good friend Rachel Kovaciny as part of the blog tour for her new book, Dancing and Doughnuts, which comes out August 31st.  It's a retelling of the classic fairy tale "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," and I've been impatiently eagerly awaiting its release for some time now! (You may know Rachel better as Hamlette the... Continue Reading →

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