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TV Show Review: Violetta Season 1

I have a soft spot for music-themed stories. No matter how cringe-worthy the general public deems a movie or a show, if it's music based, I will probably watch it. So it shouldn't come as any surprise that in addition to the traditional musical fare, I've seen not only the likes of Once and Begin… Continue reading TV Show Review: Violetta Season 1

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Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

This is the second installment in the Diviners series. There will be spoilers for the first book. If you haven't read the first book, my review can be found here. Summary Since Evie's announcement to the world of her powers, she has become popular among the press as she puts on shows as a diviner.… Continue reading Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

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Book Review: East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Carole Bellacera

This is one of the most unconventional and brilliant ways of retelling a fairy tale that I've ever seen. I feel the need to preface my summary with this statement, because I know that the summary alone will alienate some peopleā€”I would have been one of those people, had I not had a passion for… Continue reading Book Review: East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Carole Bellacera

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Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

This review is carefully written so as to be free of major spoilers. At the very beginning of Illuminae, Kady breaks up with her boyfriend Ezra on the same day that their planet is destroyed. Evacuated in separate space ships, Ezra ends up on the Alexander and Kady on the Hypatia. What follows is an… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Movie Review: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

I've been watching a lot of random movies on the German Netflix recently. Though the selection has vastly improved since I first registered with the site, it still doesn't have most of my usual, go-to feel-good movies. Sometimes, I want a lighthearted, happy movie. At these times, I have two choices: I could (1) watch… Continue reading Movie Review: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

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Book Review: A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotson

This is part 1 of the Eva Ibbotson Tour. If you have not read the book, note that there will be some minor spoilers. Major spoilers begin half way through the Misunderstandings heading and are clearly marked. Summary Harriet grows up in a stifling household. Her father is a misogynist professor who teaches his daughter… Continue reading Book Review: A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotson

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Web Series Review: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries vs. Welcome to Sanditon

Once again proving that sticking to books is an impossibility in this modern age, I'm taking on a completely different medium. Now, I should note that I call this a review, but it's really more of a critique (but I persist in calling it a review since I've already gone that route with Hikaru no… Continue reading Web Series Review: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries vs. Welcome to Sanditon