Rockstar Book Tours: Elizabeth Case Gives Young Readers A Spunky, Relatable New Heroine

Young readers (and their parents) who are looking for fun, relatable early chapter books need to look no further than Rachel Vail’s new series following the (mis)adventures of Elizabeth Case. In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve never read the Justin Case series that this books spun-off from though I […]

Rockstar Book Tour: Charlie & Frog Are Back in ‘The Boney Hand’

Title: CHARLIE & FROG THE BONEY HANDAuthor: Karen KanePub. Date: June 4, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 272Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD I love Charlie & Frog. These books will always have a special place in my heart because it’s not often you come across a book about a deaf or hard of hearing character that’s anything quite like this series. […]

‘Captain Marvel’ Comes Home on Blu-Ray Today!

Captain Marvel Release Date: June 11, 2019Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Annette BeningStudio: Marvel StudiosExtra Feature Rating:  ★★★☆☆Rating: ★★★★☆Review Spoilers: LowAmazon | IMDB | Wikipedia | RT I’m going to make a confession here: I saw Endgame before I ever saw Captain Marvel. I know, I know. How could I possibly skip a film […]

Nathan Hale’s ‘Apocalypse Taco’ is One of the Weirdest Books We’ve Ready This Year

Title: Apocalypse TacoAuthor: Nathan HaleRelease Date: March 26, 2019Publisher: AmuletReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Apocalypse Taco is one of the weirdest books I’ve read in a long time. I’ve struggled with how to write this review because sometimes books are just so bizarre that you’ve got to just experience them for yourself. That’s how I […]

First Love Kinda Sucks in Whitney Gardner’s Fantastic ‘Fake Blood’

Title: Fake BloodAuthor: Whitney GardnerRelease Date: September 4, 2018Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersReview Spoilers: MildGoodReads | Amazon When I first saw the cover of Whitney Gardner’s Fake Blood I assumed this was some coming-of-age meta take on being a teenage vampire. The reality is so much better. Fake Blood is a charming, […]

‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Channels the Old School, Action-Packed Kids’ Adventures of Our Childhoods

The Kid Who Would Be King Release Date: April 16, 2019Cast: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Rhianna Dorris, Angus Imrie, Rebecca FergusonStudio: 20th Century FoxExtra Feature Rating:  ★★★★☆Rating: ★★★★☆Review Spoilers: LowAmazon | IMDB | Wikipedia | RT  When I first heard of The Kid Who Would Be King I didn’t expect to like it as much as I […]

Science Comics Tackles ‘Wild Weather’ in Their Latest Release

Title: Wild WeatherSeries: Science ComicsAuthor: MK ReedIllustrator: Jonathan HillRelease Date: April 16, 2019Publisher: First Second BooksReview Spoilers: N/AGoodReads | Amazon I have been meaning to check out the Science Comics series for a long time but their latest release, Wild Weather, finally got me. I’m raising kids in Tornado Alley and so weather is a […]