Posts Categorized: Reviews

The Lonely Book – Review

I love the way my three-year-old picks books at the library. She runs at a break-neck pace, pulling anything that looks interesting or has substance (and by “substance” I don’t mean it in the metaphorical way, I mean in the “it has mass and can be picked up” sort of way) off shelves and plopping… Read more »

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 »