For the longest time you could only have Pride and Prejudice OR zombies, but the release of the trailer for the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies reminded me that now I can have both! The problem is that most combos are great because of the shared responsibility towards the success. Take a […]Read more "Movie Prep: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"
Similar to my experience with The Fault in Our Stars, it took a trailer for an upcoming movie adaptation to finally get me interested in reading the obnoxiously popular books of John Green. Also similar to The Fault in Our Stars: I find myself outside the fandom once the pages are done turning.Read more "Movie Prep: Paper Towns by John Green"
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the dark imagination of Nick Cutter with The Deep, a novel full of horrors more disturbing in nature than expected. I thought that was bad enough; then I picked up a previous novel of his, and I learned just how far he really was willing to go […]Read more "Off The Shelf: The Troop"
Let’s play a game of “Would You Rather”: Would you rather live in space or at the bottom of the ocean? Don’t ask me why, but I’ve thought about this A LOT, and after weighing the cons of all options, I decided the sea isn’t for me because of the possibility of waking up to […]Read more "Book Review: The Deep by Nick Cutter"
If you liked the first book in the Cafferty and Quinn series then you will be satisfied with Waking the Dead, the first sequel. But I’ve said it before and I will say it again, this series is still not the perfect blend of Angel and Castle that I hoped this paranormal crime fighter would […]Read more "Book Review: Waking the Dead (Cafferty & Quinn Book 2) by Heather Graham"
It’s never easy for the novelization of a film or show world to live up to the expectations built by the original work it is based on. But when it comes to Veronica Mars, I am pretty much willing to take what I can get to stay with the title character.Read more "Book Review: Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham"
Considering that the carnage tally is pretty low when comparing A Feast For Crows to the previous novel in the series, book 4 is still pretty good. Not great, but good.Read more "Book Review: A Feast For Crows (A Song Of Ice And Fire Book 4) by George R. R. Martin"
With The Maze Runner on my “to read” list for a while now, the release of the trailer for the upcoming film adaptation was all the push I needed to finally crack the book open. Turns out I probably could have just waited for the movie.Read more "Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner"