Movie Review: Into The Woods

Into The Woods directed by: Rob Marshall Starring: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep IMDB: 6.8 Rotten Tomatoes: 72% A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Let me be the first to say that I […]

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebsman Starring: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fitchner IMDB: 6.4 Rotten Tomatoes: 20% A group of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York.   There’s no denying that TMNT was one of the anticipated movies coming out this month, but in comparison to […]

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

 Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn  Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista  IMBD: 8.9 Rotten Tomatoes: 92% Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.   I was really excited to see Guardians […]

Book Review: The Nightmare Affair

 The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett Series: The Arkwell Academy #1 Publisher: Tor Teen Published: March 5, 2013 Sixteen-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she’s a criminal. No, she’s a Nightmare. Literally. Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother’s infamy, is […]

Book Review: The Exiled Queen

 The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima Series: The Seven Realms #2 Publisher: Hyperion Books Published: September 24, 2010  Haunted by the loss of his mother and sister, Han Alister journeys south to begin his schooling at Mystwerk House in Oden’s Ford. But leaving the Fells doesn’t mean that danger isn’t far behind. Han is hunted every step of […]

It’s Friday Night!

  It’s friday night, and I am totally feeling Kenzie right now. I had three consecutive days off and in my massive amount of spare time, I managed to get hooked into this fantasy, urban, supernatural TV show Lost Girl. It’s about this girl who finds out she’s Fae, a succubus to be precise, and her […]

Book Review: The Selection

The Selection by Kiera Cass Series: The Selection Series Publisher: Harper Teen Published: April 24, 2012 For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete […]

Book Review: The Demon King

 The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima  Series: The Seven Realms Series #1 Publisher: Hyperion Books Published: October 6, 2009 One day Han Alister catches three young wizards setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. Han takes an amulet away from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, to ensure the boy won’t use it against him. The […]

Book Review: The Fairest of Them All

 The Fairest of Them All by Carolyn Turgeon  Publisher: Touchstone Published: August 6, 2013 What if Rapunzel was Snow White’s evil stepmother? From the author of Godmother and Mermaid, The Fairest of Them All explores what happens when fairy tale heroines grow up and don’t live happily ever after. Living in an enchanted forest, Rapunzel spends her days tending a mystical garden with her […]

Book Review: Stolen Songbird

 Stolen Songbird by Danielle L Jensen Series: The Malediction Trilogy #1 Publisher: Strange Chemistry Published: April 1st, 2014 For those who have loved Seraphina and Graceling comes another truly fabulous fantasy… For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the ruins of Forsaken Mountain. Time enough for their dark and nefarious magic to fade from human […]