Movie Trailer Monday: Fantastic Beasts and Clone Wars!

This weekend was Sand Diego Comic Con. Trailers for many upcoming movie and TV shows were released. Including the latest Fantastic Beasts. The sequel to the 2016 film, this one finds Newt Scamander in Paris and fighting the dark wizard Grindelwald. I really liked the last movie and can’t wait to go see this one […]

Movie Trailer Monday: Jurassic World, A Discovery of Witches, X-Files, and more

This week, the new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom came out this week. It has dinosaurs, a volcano, mayhem, and Jeff Goldblum! Deborah Harkness’s bestselling A Discovery of Witches. Will be coming to a TV screen near you. It will be coming first to our friends across the pond on Sky One. The series will star […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Finished Series I Have Yet to Finish, or In My Case Read

I thought I’d do this again. This topic appealed to me since there are a LOT of finished series out there I have yet to even get a chance to pick up. Top Ten Tuesday is sponsored by The Broke and the Bookish. Series I’ve Started, But Not Finished Maze Runner by James Dashner: I […]

I’m With the Banned

This week is Banned Books Week, the American Library Association’s annual celebration of banned and challenged books. The Office of Intellectual Freedom keeps track of all reports of challenges against books in public libraries, school libraries, school assignments, and all other reported attempts at removing books from public use. Over the years, they have compiled […]

I’m With the Banned!

Today is the first day of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week.  Banned Books Week is designed to bring awareness to those books that are commonly banned and challenged and encourage people to read them.  Every year, hundred’s of challenges are reported to the Office for Intellectual Freedom in an effort to get one […]

Bestsellers to Blockbusters: Part One

In recent years, many Young Adult bestsellers have made their way to the big screen.  Among them are such popular series as Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.  Some adaptations have been pretty darn close, where others have fallen short.  In light of the upcoming releases of several YA adaptations, let’s look back at the […]