The Age of Adaline, 2015

The Age of Adaline is one of those kind-of sort-of fantasy movies that I like but don’t seem to come across nearly as often as I’d like. Think About Time and The Time Traveler’s Wife, sans Rachel McAdams. Time generally tends to be a big element in the story. Sometimes Rachel McAdams....

The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

Last year I read The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and it was not among my favorite Neil Gaiman books (Stardust and Sandman, for the record). It just didn’t have the feel that I prefer when reading Gaiman; I can’t really describe it–I guess it was kind of the same...

Juliet, Anne Fortier

Shocking as it is, this is in fact a tale about Romeo & Juliet. When her aunt dies, our protagonist, Julie, learns that she and her twin sister Janice are descended from a family believed to be connected to the historical Juliet. Julie travels to fair Siena (not Verona) to learn that she...

Galavant! 2015

Have you watched this? No? Why the hell not?! Galavant is a musical comedy on ABC that premiered mid-season while Once Upon a Time was on hiatus. The first season is only 8 episodes long (21 minutes, so you can watch it in an hour and a half about 3 hours*) and...

The Legend of Sheba: Rise of a Queen, Tosca Lee

Personally I think that title is far too long and cumbersome; simply Sheba, I feel, not only would have sufficed but also would have been more impactful. But I digress. Author or publisher, I don’t know whose call that was. This book also had a prelude, Ismeni, to download (Kindle) separately, about...
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