for christmas, my parents got me a subscription to the strand’s young adult pick of the month, where the booksellers pick a new release in a genre (general fiction, mystery, YA) and send it along with some small goodies every month. in january, i received a signed copy of angie thomas’ concrete rose with a […]
“Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom is a superpower, right? After a chance encounter with Shadow Star, Nova City’s mightiest hero (and Nick’s biggest crush), Nick sets out to make himself extraordinary. And he’ll do it with or without the reluctant help of Seth Gray, Nick’s […]
“Melinda Hill uses laughter as medicine in this comedy special about moving from trauma bonding to trauma mending. Imparting insights and crushing confessions punctuated by punchlines in a soul-baring storytelling style, she reflects on transformation, transcendence and triumph of the human spirit. Inappropriate is its own genre where healing meets comedy; it’s heal-arious.” run time: […]
read my review of “a touch of death”!
mini review: “enola holmes” (2020)
“now, where to begin?” enola holmes (millie bobby brown) has spent almost her entire life with just her mother (helena bonham carter). but, on her 16th birthday, she wakes up to find that her mother is gone. so, after narrowly avoiding being sent to finishing school by her older brother mycroft (sam claflin) and realizing […]