In preparation for the newest X-Men movie, Logan, I saw X-Men Apocalypse against everyone’s recommendation. Logan owes me big time.Read more "Movie Night with Lauren: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)"
Back when Heather and I chose the highly recommended end of the world saga The Passage for our book club in early 2013, it was a no brainer to eventually read the follow up, The Twelve. Now that I’ve gotten through it, I’m not sure which took longer: getting around to starting the sequel, or […]Read more "Book Club in Session: The Twelve (The Passage Book 2)"
Moving straight from The Fall to The Night Eternal in my one-woman book club, I didn’t have to wait long to get an ending to Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain trilogy. Thoughts? It may not be Salem’s Lot, but it’s good enough. “Good enough.”Read more "Off The Shelf: Review of The Night Eternal (The Strain Book 3)"
In a previous post I may have mentioned being pretty excited for the adaptation of The Strain from book to TV. Did I watch it? No… But I did read the sequel! That’s gotta count for something…Read more "Off the Shelf: Review of The Fall (The Strain Book 2)"
If you read Zac and my review of Pacific Rim recently then you know that Guillermo del Toro and I don’t always have the most consistent relationship, yet there’s something about him that always has me coming back for more. Must be the mutual creature love. So it should be no surprise that when he […]Read more "Book Review: The Strain by Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan"
After playing The Last of Us it is asking a lot of a zombie book to compete with the narrative and experience provided by this video game. Yet I wanted to stay with the genre, which is why I chose Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End. That, and it was already on my kindle. […]Read more "Book Review: Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End by Manel Loureiro"