The Man Under the Hood

Arrow Episode (2×19) Review – “The Man Under The Hood”

As Oliver Looks For Slade’s Weakness, He Remembers That Once You Take a Life, It Changes You Forever After a mini-hiatus, Arrow swings back to primetime with an all-new episode that was definitely worth the wait. As Oliver and Team Arrow try to stop Slade’s plan to build a super soldier army, Oliver and Moira […]


Game of Thrones Episode (4×02) Review – “The Lion and the Rose”

The Dwarf, the Cripple, and the Mother of Madness in this episode review on Game of Thrones Last night the moment we’ve all been waiting for happened: King Joffrey Baratheon, the First of His Name finally got his just desserts. Game of Thrones usually has a tendency to put characters in peril and then slaughter […]


Book Review: Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #2)

 Though I’m ahead of my Goodreads reading goal for 2014, I’m incredibly behind on my Historical Fiction Reading Challenge. The third book I’ve read this year for Historical Tapestry’s book challenge is Hollow City by Ransom Riggs. This novel is the second book in his Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children book series. The sequel picks up […]


Book Review: The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner

One of the books that’s been on my TBR pile for years was James Dashner’s dystopian trilogy, The Maze Runner. With so many books out there to read, it’s too easy to let a new series slip from your mind. Especially when you read so many series already. It wasn’t until I saw the trailer […]

DaVinci's Demons 2014

Da Vinci’s Demons Episode (2×04) Review – “The Ends of the Earth”

On Da Vinci’s Demons, The Most Obvious Move is Rarely the Cleverest Leonardo’s chase after the Book of Leaves may be moving at a snail’s pace, but it adds to the realism of Da Vinci’s Demons. Now armed with a crew Leo tries to reconstruct the treasure map from memory, while attempting to placate the […]


Being Human Episode (4×11) Review – “Ramona and the Pest”

Being Human’s Aidan, Sally, Josh and Nora Discover a Fifth Roommate The roommates dealt with an evil ghost, demented werewolves and a lovesick teen vampire as they struggled to make some major life choices this week on Being Human. After being imprisoned and tortured, Josh is having a hard time dealing with what happened, and […]


Book Review: Richelle Mead’s Bloodlines Series (Books 2-4)

After going to see Vampire Academy at the movies I remembered how I never finished reading Vampire Academy’s spin-off book series, Bloodlines. This second vampire series by author Richelle Mead is about Alchemist Sydney Sage, a member of a group that “serves as a bridge between humans and vampires” who protects the general public from the […]


Book Review: The Light Between Oceans

“You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day. You have to keep remembering all the bad things.” The second book I’ve read for Historical Tapestry’s 2014 Historical Reading Challenge is M.L. Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans. This touching novel set in 1926, tells the love story […]


Book Review: Allegiant (Divergent Book #3)

I bought Allegiant when it first came out last November, but decided to put it on my TBR pile until I could re-read the first two books in the series. It’s been two years since the last book, so many of the events were kind of spotty. I’m glad I did that. It allowed me […]


2014 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

This summer I discovered Historical Tapestry’s Historical Fiction Challenge and decided to join up. I set my goal for 15 books as this was my first time and I was already participating in Goodreads’ 2013 Reading Challenge. I usually pick a theme each year for my reading material, and had already read some historical fiction, […]


Book Review: Winter’s Tale

Book Review: Winter’s Tale

The first book I read for this year’s Historical Fiction Reading Challenge and my second book of the year was Mark Helprin’s Winter’s Tale. Over the holiday season I had seen the film trailer for the upcoming film to be released Valentine’s Day, and thought this would be a good read. I was right and also wrong. Winter’s […]


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