book review: return of the king.

I love almost everything about this book and there's no way I'll be able to write a proper, analytical review. Therefore, I'm just going to do a list of the stuff I particularly love. Probably with a lot of fangirling. I think most people who read this blog know what LOTR is about (at the … Continue reading book review: return of the king.

book review: ignite.

source. What if superhumans weren't considered heroes? When Scarlett Marley is attacked by an illegal super with fire powers, she doesn’t get burned, but now she has a fire-like glow flickering in her eyes. With superpowers criminalized, she has no choice but to turn herself over to the Superhuman Containment Facility, or risk hurting everyone … Continue reading book review: ignite.

book review: the two towers.

source. With the fellowship broken (#sadness), the story now expands in three different directions: Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli's pursuit of Merry and Pippin (that eventually leads to them going another route and helping Rohan), Merry and Pippin hanging out with Treebeard, and Frodo and Sam making their way toward/through Mordor--with a strange new companion. While … Continue reading book review: the two towers.

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).