Tags » Two Stars

2014: Snow Like Ashes

★★ 2/5

Sigh. Such a pretty cover! And I got so hyped up over it too.

I was quite disappointed (I did set my expectations higher because of the cover) but regardless, it’s still a bland book. 230 more words


Short Story Saturday: "The Haunted Chamber" and "The Last Man"

Ever since being re-bitten by the reading bug early this month, I’ve been gobbling up all the horror/supernatural stuff I can get my hands on. So when I ran across  754 more words

2014 Read

Movie Review - Chris Ranson on Annabelle (2014)

Title: Annabelle (2014)
Director: John R. Leonetti
Runtime: 98 minutes

I went into 2013’s The Conjuring with very low expectations. The director, James Wan, had previously left a bad taste in my mouth. 511 more words

Movie Reviews

daughter - Jane Shemilt

Naomi has been missing for a year. That’s as good a place to start a story as any, I suppose.

What follows is a painfully average abduction story told through the eyes of Naomi’s mother, Jenny. 554 more words


Book Review: Blackfin Sky, by Kat Ellis

I know that young adult literature is undergoing a revival, both in publisher interest and popular culture. I know that everyone, young and old, has been enjoying “new” YA, from… 712 more words

Book Review

The Man Who Was Thursday

Title: The Man Who Was Thursday

Author: G.K. Chesterton

Summary: Gabriel Syme is dispatched by Scotland Yard on a secret mission to infiltrate the Central Anarchist Council — an organization plotting to bring down the existing social order. 509 more words

Post: Review

Movie Review: The Boxtrolls

Under a terrified town, an orphan boy lives with the peaceful, trash-collecting Boxtrolls, who are being targeted for extinction by a cruel exterminator. 584 more words

Movie Review