book review: the fellowship of the ring.

In some ways, I'm annoying myself by writing this blog post because I prefer to refer to The Lord of the Rings as one book (since it technically is). But I'm leisurely rereading LOTR right now, which means that I might forget details from FOTR and TTT by the time I finish. So you're getting … Continue reading book review: the fellowship of the ring.

mini book review: come back to me.

Note: Look out for my follow-up post in which I rant about Christian fiction, using this book as my jumping off point. It ain't going to be pretty. 😛 The ultimate cure that could heal any disease? Crazy. That’s exactly what research scientist Marian Creighton has always believed about her father’s obsession, even if it … Continue reading mini book review: come back to me.

book review: miriam’s song (feat. disappointment).

source. Having recently read and loved Mesu Andrew's Miriam, I was pretty excited to dive into Jill Eileen Smith's take on this somewhat enigmatic Bible character. Smith is one of my favorite Biblical fiction authors, after all. But this book was a frustrating disappointment for several reasons, which I will list here. NOT REALLY MIRIAM'S … Continue reading book review: miriam’s song (feat. disappointment).

movie review: ‘double crossbones’ (1951).

This post is part of Hamlette's We Love Pirates Blog Week. Check out the other posts here and the giveaway here! source. Double Crossbones is one of my all-time favorite comedy movies. It tells the story of a young man named Davey (Donald O'Conner) who becomes a pirate quite unexpectedly (but with pretty good success, … Continue reading movie review: ‘double crossbones’ (1951).

book review: ‘one bad apple’

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs…reimagined. When a wagon train of Black pioneers rescues the seven orphaned Dalton cousins from the side of the trail, it seems like an answer to their prayers. As they roll west toward Kansas, fourteen-year-old Levi Dalton is dazzled by the beautiful Mrs. Mallone. She's a healer, and her knowledge … Continue reading book review: ‘one bad apple’