Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: The Scorch Trials

After slogging through two books in this shitty fucking series, my thought process regarding it has pretty much been reduced to crazed, maniacal laughter. But I am going to try to use my words, just for you, dear readers. Just. For. You. The Book: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner Genre: YA, scifi, second in a series First… Continue reading I Read It First: The Scorch Trials

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Reviews, Television

YouTube Round-Up

It's been a while since I've shamelessly fawned over things I'm loving on YouTube. In fact, I haven't written a post about anything I'm watching (aside from drunk movie mondays, of course) since How to Train Your Dragon 2, and my last online video round-up was in 2013. Yikes. Well, let's talk about some things… Continue reading YouTube Round-Up

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Let It Shine

A few weeks ago, I was browsing Netflix in search of something short and mindless to watch while I ate dinner, like most people do when faced with the endless possibilities and indecisiveness of Netflix. This particular evening, however, was destined for greatness when it landed me on a little gem of a Disney original movie… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Let It Shine

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – FernGully

Know what movie I re-watched lately and discovered I did not remember very well at all? I did not have enough alcohol to thoroughly enjoy this masterpiece, but forewarned is forearmed, so I'm recommending it to you for October's Drunk Movie Monday. The film: FernGully: the Last Rainforest (1992) The premise: Crysta is a young fairy pristess, destined to… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – FernGully

Books, Reviews

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg: a Review

I've had Croatia on the mind lately, due to an impending family trip back to the home country and all the extensive planning that's begun to go into it, so I figured I ought to read at least some Croatian literature, at some point. When I found out that one of my beloved Canongate Myths novels was… Continue reading Baba Yaga Laid an Egg: a Review

Books, Reviews

A Definitive Ranking of Helen Oyeyemi Books

Ever since I first read Icarus Girl last year, Helen Oyeyemi has skyrocketed to the top of my 'favorite authors' list, and I've spent more than a little bit of time enthusiastically recommending her to every single person I know. Due to this greatness of hers, I've spent the past year working my way through her entire… Continue reading A Definitive Ranking of Helen Oyeyemi Books

Books, Reviews

White Oleander: Review

Blog pact default! Shane and Anne both got a little distracted camping and didn't put up their posts, the weasels. So here I am, squeezing in a post just before leaving for the weekend. Luckily, I just finished reading a book! Like, literally just finished, about ten minutes ago. The book was this one: White Oleander, by… Continue reading White Oleander: Review