film review

The Shape of Water (2017) (Review)

  Title: The Shape of Water Type: Fiction Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller Rating: Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language. Release Date: December 8, 2017 Running Time: 123 minutes Directed by: Guillermo del Toro Screenplay: Guillermo del Toro, and Vanessa Taylor Music: Alexandre Desplat Cinematography: Dan Laustsen Edited by: Sidney… Read More The Shape of Water (2017) (Review)

blog tour, book feature, teaser

Mirrors & Thorns: A Dark Fairy Tale Anthology (Blog Tour: Teaser)

I’m so excited to tell you all about this awesome anthology that was published on October 25th, just in time for Halloween! If you enjoy dark fantasy/fairytales and short stories, then this is the anthology for you! Described by the publisher as “fourteen stories from fourteen different authors [which] will have you curled up on… Read More Mirrors & Thorns: A Dark Fairy Tale Anthology (Blog Tour: Teaser)

book review, young adult

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (Review)

Title: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Author: Julie C. Dao Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, Retelling Imprint: Philomel Books Publisher: Penguin Random House Date published: October 10, 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 363 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. An East Asian fantasy reimagining… Read More Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer (ARC Review)

Title: Spindle Fire Author: Lexa Hillyer Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy, Fairytale Retelling Publisher: Harper Collins Date published: April 11, 2017 Format: Paperback Page Count: 351 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: A kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. This is no… Read More Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer (ARC Review)

film review

Beauty and the Beast (Film Review)

Title: Beauty and the Beast Directed by: Bill Condon Written by: Maria Maggenti Screenplay: Stephen Chbosky, and Evan Spiliotopoulos Music: Alan Menken Cinematography: Tobias Schliessler Edited: Virginia Katz Production company: Walt Disney Pictures, and Mandeville Films Based on: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and La Belle et la Bête by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont Type: Fiction Genre: Fairytale, Romance… Read More Beauty and the Beast (Film Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones (ARC Review)

Title: Wintersong Author: S. Jae-Jones Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Fantasy Imprint: Thomas Dunne Publisher: Macmillan Date published: February 7, 2017 Format: Digital Page Count: 310 Source: Publisher A digital copy of the book was kindly provided by the publisher through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious… Read More Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones (ARC Review)