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 […]

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: Shadow and Bone (The Grisha Series #1)

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Series: The Grisha #1 Publisher: Henry Holt & Co Published: June 5th, 2012 The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka. Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of […]

Book Review: Rebel Belle

Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins Series: Rebel Belle #1 Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Published: April 8, 2014 Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities, Harper’s destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a Paladin, one of an ancient line […]