The House with a Clock in its Walls: A Movie Review *SPOILERS*

I know this movie has been getting horrible reviews, but I rather liked it. It wasn't the greatest movie, but it was well done with a strong cast and it was rather dark when you really look at it. Which we will be. Despite the fact that this was sold as a kids movie, and…Read more The House with a Clock in its Walls: A Movie Review *SPOILERS*

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The Serpent King: An Audio Book Review

Written by Jeff Zentner, is about three friends, high school outcasts, who are walking into their senior year from two different backgrounds. That's right, three friends two backgrounds. Two of the characters, Dill and Travis have different stories but they understand each other. They both come from families with hard fathers, not a lot of…Read more The Serpent King: An Audio Book Review

The Broken Girls: A Book Review

Written by Simone St. James, this novel follows Fiona, a woman whose sister was murdered 20 years before (set in 2014). With how this has haunted her life, Fiona is led into a much older mystery of who killed a 15 year old girl 60 years before. The broken girls is a well written mystery…Read more The Broken Girls: A Book Review

Spinning Silver: A Book Review

Written by Naomi Novik, Spinning Silver is a bit of a re-imagining of Rumpelstiltskin in the form of a Russian tale with a Jewish girl. Which is to say it isn't like the tale of Rumpelstiltskin at all, other than changing something into gold. Now, this is the first novel by Novik that I have…Read more Spinning Silver: A Book Review

The Mermaid: A Book Review

Written by Christina Henry, The Mermaid is NOT a retelling of The Little Mermaid, but is actually a retelling of the Feejee (Fiji) Mermaid that was a P.T. Barnum draw. So, take that idea of The Little Mermaid and throw it out the window now. Right now. Now that has been taken care of, let's…Read more The Mermaid: A Book Review