Dear Authors

First, let me say that I appreciate you. You bring me entertainment, joy, and have given me some great friends over the years. But, for those new authors in particular, do you really think not listening to your critics is the most wise choice? This is something I see repeated over and over again in…Read more Dear Authors


The Illusionist: A Movie Review

Yes, I know, this isn't a new movie. This isn't even close to a new movie. This movie is from 2006. And this is the first time I am watching it. And I did enjoy it. And I also understand why it isn't the most popular thing. The acting in this movie is fantastic, and…Read more The Illusionist: A Movie Review

A Shadow Bright and Burning: A Book Review

In this novel, written by Jessica Cluess,  Henrietta is the prophesied girl to bring about the end of the Ancient ones, seven monsters tormenting England during Queen Victoria's reign, by becoming the first female sorcerer, not to be confused with the illegal witches and magicians, since Joan of Arc. Oh, and she has an Unclean…Read more A Shadow Bright and Burning: A Book Review

The Perfect Stranger: A Book Review

Well, Megan Miranda, you did it. You wrote a mystery book from every angle and created a tale that kept me entranced. This novel follows Leah, a journalist running from a story that went wrong in Boston, and found the perfect place to go to when her former roommate Emmy turns up in a bar…Read more The Perfect Stranger: A Book Review

Awaken: A Book Review

In final book in the Abandon trilogy, the Underworld is over flowing with dead and something seems to be wrong with the ferries. This book wrapped up all of the loose ends, but I don't know if I like how they wrapped everything up. Everyone got an ending - or a continuation of some kind…Read more Awaken: A Book Review

Abandon: A Book Review

In the first of the Abandon Trilogy we meet Pierce, a girl who is an NDE, someone who has had a near death experience, who was dead for an hour. Yup, that's right, an hour. And she remembers everything. That is to say, she remembers meeting John, the ruler of the Underworld where souls go…Read more Abandon: A Book Review

The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts: A Book Review

Written by K. C. Tansley, this book follows Kat, the daughter of a divorced paleontologist, her roommate and friend Morgan, and Evan and Seth as they set out to solve a murder where the body was never found and a curse on a family that kills the first born son by his 23rd birthday. Okay,…Read more The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts: A Book Review