source. How are we almost through October already??? Since we only have one month (and a bit) of autumn left, let's make the most of it with these five great films! (None of which I have seen this year. *sadness* But I'm hoping to at least watch the first one before December sets in.) (Caveat: … Continue reading five movies to watch this autumn.
Well, it's been a fun three days of celebrating Glenn Ford! I haven't read all of your posts, but I'm hoping to do that sometime today. And I'm looking forward to it! If you haven't submitted the link to your blogathon post yet, it's not too late to do so. You can simply comment below, … Continue reading the Glenn Ford Blogathon: WRAP-UP.
In an era of filmmaking where most villains were played by nameless toughs or seasoned, yet typecast character actors, Glenn Ford took on the role of western outlaw Ben Wade--and turned in what is possibly the best, most memorable performance of his entire career. Certainly, 3:10 to Yuma is Ford's movie and Ben Wade is, … Continue reading the Glenn Ford Blogathon: ramblings about Ben Wade.
I just watched 3:10 to Yuma last night, so I'm on a bit of a Glenn Ford high right now. Which is perfect for this blogathon! In case you missed the announcement post I published a few weeks back, this blogathon is being co-hosted by Rachel and myself. We're both huge fans of Glenn Ford … Continue reading the Glenn Ford Blogathon is HERE!
Lindy Tremaine is proud of her work with the Meridian Intelligence Department. Clever, courageous, and armed with an uncanny intuition, she is determined to protect the planets of the Kellan Star System from villains and schemers, even if it means going undercover as a fashion journalist. Tragedy, however, lies beneath Lindy’s self-possessed demeanor. She is … Continue reading book review: Operation Lionhearted.
source. Hello, everyone! My friend Maribeth is currently hosting a blog tour to promote and celebrate the (soon to be) release of her debut novel, Operation Lionhearted. I've read the book and I can tell you that it's a great, fun read. (My review is coming out tomorrow, so watch for that!) After the interview, … Continue reading ‘operation lionhearted’ blog tour: interview with author Maribeth Barber.
As part of the 'Write for Life' launch tour for To Save a Life by R. M. Peterson and Sustainer's Smile by Erika Matthews, I requested an ARC of Sustainer's Smile to review here on my blog. There's a cool giveaway going on for the launch tour, and you can check out the whole roster … Continue reading mini book review: sustainer’s smile
source. I am not here to bash Jane Austen, y'all. You know this. But since each of her six major novels have gotten at least two film or TV adaptions (and some maaaaany more than that), I thought I would take the time today to look at some different period dramas. Enjoy! Little Dorrit (2008) … Continue reading my favorite non-Austen period dramas
source. The Silmarillion was compiled and edited by Christopher Tolkien, after his father passed away. What would the book have been like if JRR Tolkien had lived long enough to complete it? Sadly, we'll never know. But still! What we have been left with is a marvel of worldbuilding and beautiful writing. I do feel … Continue reading book review: the silmarillion (feat. top five saddest deaths)