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Installment I of "Things that Kind of Ruined my Life"

Parts of this are fabricated, as any of my grade-school friends can attest to (especially the part where I was anywhere near cool). But for the sake of story, just go with it. 842 more words

Sorcery & Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot


A great deal is happening in London and the country this season.

For starters, there’s the witch who tried to poison Kate at the Royal College of Wizards.

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ALOHA (2015) movie review

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to see some of my favorite actors as children. The kindergarten effect: emotional roller coasters, needing snacks and naps, afraid of odd things, dancing to whatever music plays, having pointless sleepovers, wrecking stuff at will, yelling and calling names, friending and unfriending, saying the darn’dest things. 162 more words


The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath - Ishbelle Bee


1888. A little girl called Mirror and her shape-shifting guardian Goliath Honeyflower are washed up on the shores of Victorian England. Something has been wrong with Mirror since the day her grandfather locked her inside a mysterious clock that was painted all over with ladybirds.

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Altar (2014)

I was intrigued because this movie stars Fishing With John alum Matthew Modine. Then I checked and saw that I was thinking of… 85 more words


Charming (Pax Arcana #1) - Elliott James


John Charming isn’t your average Prince…

He comes from a line of Charmings — an illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome.

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THE AGE OF ADALINE (2015) movie review

You may live forever but you’ve never really lived.”

The Age of Adaline, aptly titled, takes an age to get through as narrated details couple with worrisome looks down long hallways and  winsomely whispered lines. 554 more words