Book Reviews

Among the Volcanoes

Author: Omar S. Castaneda Genre: Realistic fiction POV: 3rd person Summary: Isabel Pascay longs to go to school and become a teacher, but her dream just doesn't seem possible in the small Guatemalan village where she lives. The villagers expect Isabel to follow tradition and marry her boyfriend, handsome Lucas Choy. And her mother is… Continue reading Among the Volcanoes

Monthly wrap up

February Wrap up

I didn't read or watch a lot this month. Then again February is the shortest month. Not a lot of stuff is going to get done. Just a reminder don't shave off your goatee yet. We're still in the dark timeline. Normal People by Sally Rooney - See my review Review for this boring and… Continue reading February Wrap up

Movie Reviews · Movies

The History of Time Travel

Genre: Drama, Sci-fic Rated: PG-13 Year of Release: 2014 Director: Ricky Kennedy Summary: A fictional documentary about the creation of the worlds first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events. Review: I discover this movie from a review on SIGNALS FROM THE EDGE blog. The History… Continue reading The History of Time Travel

The Backrooms · Writing

Enter The Backrooms #5

Log 8: Ted backstory “So where were your from, and how did you end up in the backrooms?” I said as we were walking along. “I was born in 1898 Britain. At nineteen, I kiss my mum goodbye and enlist in the army to fight the Germans.” “Pardon me, but that was over fifty years… Continue reading Enter The Backrooms #5

Book Reviews

Normal People

Author: Sally Rooney Genre: Contemporary, Romance POV: 3rd person - switches akwardly between Marianna and Com Summary: At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell met Marianne, a strange and indelible… Continue reading Normal People

Book Reviews

Hatchet

Update: Review has been reformatted. Opinions are the same.  Author: Gary Paulsen Genre: Survival, realistic fic  Age: MG Summary: Hatchet is about a boy name Brian Roberson (Roberson has to be in the name LOL) who is traveling on a one engine plane to visit his dad, when the pilot has a heart attack causing… Continue reading Hatchet

Movie Reviews · Movies

The Red Shoes: movie review

Genre: Romance Year of Release: 1948 Directors: Emeric Pressburger & Keith Winter Summary: A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. Review: I like ballet. If I know ballerinas train harder then football players I would had stuck with it. I was too much… Continue reading The Red Shoes: movie review

Meme · Stacking the Shelves

Stacking the Shelves

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme where you show off the newest editions to your bookshelves. I went to my favorite Friends of the Library bookstore again. It an hour drive away but, it is totally wroth it. Say for one I don't have any good used book stores in my area. Slan Hunter… Continue reading Stacking the Shelves

Meme

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge is a blog hop hosted by Long and short reviews Question: Favorite book genre and why. Answer: I read so widely that I don't have one favorite genre. The best that I can do is list some genre and explain why I like them. Fantasy: Fantasy is about pushing the limit… Continue reading Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge

Graphic Novels

Graceling: Graphic Novel

Author: Kristin Cashore Artist: Greth Hinds Genre: High fantasy Summary: Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight. she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she should be able to live a life… Continue reading Graceling: Graphic Novel