Posts Categorized: Reviews

The Wizard of Crescent Moon Mountain – book review

The Wizard of Crescent Moon Mountain by Oldman Brook is a story about an adventure. Nine companions, comprised of dwarves, men, elves, Otso (men who can shapeshift and become animals), and a wizard set out across the land to battle Warrior: the evil entity that threatens their world. Pros: 1. The book is incredibly family-friendly…. Read more »

The Amazing Spiderman

My husband and I went to see the new Spiderman movie last weekend. I’m going to try to do this without spoilers… but I can’t make any promises. I really enjoyed it, more than the Toby Maguire versions, and here’s why: While the T.M. versions were often very accurate visually and true to the story,… Read more »

The Hunger Games – The Movie

Derek and I went to see “The Hunger Games” this past weekend. For those of you who have not yet read the books, I’m going to start here with two thoughts on JUST the movie without giving away any plot spoilers. 1. As movies-from-books go, this one was well-done. The movie does not deviate from… Read more »

He Whistles for the Cricket

I’m not sure where to categorize this: sort of a “featured artist” post I guess.  Today’s post is about one of my all-time favorite books: He Whistles for the Cricket by Gwen Walker (my grandma). My Grandma Walker wrote a book (yes, I come by my writing skills honestly) before she died called “He Whistles… Read more »