Bestsellers to Blockbusters: The Demigod Edition

I apologize for the delay in posts.  But better late than never, right?  This time around, we’ll look at Percy Jackson and the Olympians.  This series infuses the modern day with Greek mythology creating a unique world where the ancient gods are in fact real.  The books have been widely successful spawning a sequel series […]

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope

In honor of Star Wars Reads Day, I’m reviewing one of the newest Star Wars books to hit the shelves.  This is quite possibly the oddest, yet coolest combination to come out from Quirk Books, who added Zombies to Pride and Prejudice to make a runaway bestseller.  This version by Ian Doescher combines my first […]

Bestsellers to Blockbusters: Sparkly Vampires and Shape Shifting Werewolves and a Clumsy Girl, Oh My!

In late 2007 a legion of teen girls, and some adult women, were eagerly awaiting the release of the fourth book in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn.  Then the news of a movie deal came and Twilight Fever went worldwide seemingly overnight.  Like Harry Potter Mania before it, Twilight has/had a massive following of fans […]