‘The Singing Rock’ Introduced Readers Young and Old to Some Clever, Hilarious New Fairytales!

Title: The Singing Rock & Other Brand-New Fairy TalesAuthor: Nathaniel LachenmeyreArtist: Simini BlockerRelease Date: June 18, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Fairytale stories and adorable, colorful illustrations collide in Nathaniel Lachenmeyer & Simini Blocker’s ‘The Singing Rock’. Pegged as a collection of ‘brand-new fairy tales’ this may be one of the most fun, all-ages graphic […]

Dumbo Soars Once Again as Disney’s Latest Live Action Remake Comes to Blu-Ray

Dumbo (2019) Release Date: June 25, 2019Cast: Colin Ferrell, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Eva GreenStudio: Walt Disney PicturesExtra Feature Rating:  ★★★★★Rating: ★★★☆☆Review Spoilers: LowAmazon | IMDB | Wikipedia | Rotten Tomatoes Disney’s latest live action adaptation, Dumbo, is an odd duck. The animated film about a flying elephant was already an unusual choice to join Disney’s growing […]

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, […]