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Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars

Book Review: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Okay semi-embarrassing story about how I got Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars before I get into the review: So I’m at Florida Supercon this past July. It was my first Con ever and my mom came with me. There was a huge booth selling books so we stroll on over. A stack of Star Wars books caught my eye.  I’m checking them out and I start chatting with the woman behind the counter. She tells me t Read More
Did Ghost Rider live up to the hype?

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Did Ghost Rider Live Up to the Hype?

Courtesy of ABC ***SPOILER ALERT: If you didn’t see the premiere, watch it On-Demand and then come back. 😉 The most anticipated season premiere of Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D premiered last night. (*Insert happy dance) Guys, we finally got to see the new character we’ve all been waiting for: Ghost Rider. Now, the only Ghost Rider I know is the Nicholas Cage version. And yeah I saw both movies (don’t know Read More
Black Mirror

Why Every Writer Should Watch Black Mirror

Black Mirror a modern-day version of the Twilight Zone but way more provoking I find that many British programs can really push the envelope on the storytelling front (Orphan Black, Torchwood, Doctor Who to name a few). So when a coworker at my day job suggested I check out Black Mirror, I took a chance. Now I was expecting an edgy show but it’s way beyond that. It’s gripping. It’s unsettling. It’s thought Read More
Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Click here to buy it  Red Rising is like Hunger Games on Mars, where demi-godlike humans are the tributes duking it out. The Spoiler-free Summary: Darrow is a Hell-Diver and a part of the lowest class of people, called Reds. They’ve been charged with doing some dangerous mining on Mars. They live and work in deplorable underground conditions believing that their sacrifice will make the planet a better plac Read More
A Wrinkle in Time

What Made You Fall in Love With Fantasy Fiction?

It was May 19, 1990. I was nine years old and back then an only child. That didn’t bother me though. As a true introvert I had no problems spending time alone — just me and my imagination. Writing little stories. Making horrible drawings. Acting out stories with my Barbies. Whatever I could do to get those creative voices out of my head.  So what was so special about that particular day? It was when I receive Read More

Fall TV Shows 2016: 9 New Programs You Have to Watch

Source: The Nerdist After coming off a surprisingly good season of TV, the fall TV 2016 is right around the corner and guys I cannot wait! With fan favorites like Agents of Shield, Gotham, and The Walking Dead making their anticipated return to the small screen in a few weeks, there are quite a few new shows to check out as well. Here are eight you should add to your watch list. Designated Survivor Kiefer Sutherlan Read More

Was This Not The Best Year for Summer TV?

I honestly could not remember a year where I was actually excited for summer TV. It’s the only season where I find myself borderline depressed because I have nothing to watch. Add to that the many sorry attempts at new TV series (Extant, Under the Dome, should I even continue..) that just made the season even worse. Except this summer. Netflix, Hulu, and cable networks really upped the ante in not only providing Read More