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“The Alienist” – TNT Miniseries & Caleb Carr Novel – Review

    In honor of Netflix UK releasing the miniseries, The Alienist, I only felt it was necessary to share my review of both the novel and the series. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler is an alienist, a psychologist who uses his theories on the relationship of criminal behavior and mental illness, which has allowed him to… Continue reading “The Alienist” – TNT Miniseries & Caleb Carr Novel – Review

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Books to Read by Summer – 2018

Hey guys! So sorry for the hiatus of no original content.  It's been quite busy on my end for the last couple of months.  Have no fear though, because my film and book lists are continuing to get longer and longer.  I've also been in a sort of slump with my motivation to read- not… Continue reading Books to Read by Summer – 2018

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American Crime Story – The Assassination of Gianni Versace – Episode One

There has been a lot of type about the upcoming miniseries, "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace."  Before I get in to what I thought about the series premiere on FX, I thought I would actually give the background to the real event and the real individuals involved. I want to formally say… Continue reading American Crime Story – The Assassination of Gianni Versace – Episode One

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Veteran Celebrities

This weekend, recognize those who have fought for our freedom. Veterans Day honors military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. I only thought that this post should recognize some of the men and women who served with honor, as well as brought the joy of film, music, and novels to our homes… Continue reading Veteran Celebrities

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Book Review – “Lies She Told”

My September 2017 Book of the Month Club choice did not disappoint me!  I chose Lies She Told by Cate Holahan, a writer from New Jersey.  This novel is one out of three of her books that are available now. With a deadline edging closer and closer, Liza Cole has to create a novel that… Continue reading Book Review – “Lies She Told”

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Top 5 Halloween Films to Watch Every Year

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995): One of the best Halloween comedies to watch! Leslie Nielsen stars as Count Dracula in Mel Brooks' comedic turn on the Bram Stoker classic, Dracula. With every Mel Brooks film, you know there will be more than one film reference!   Hocus Pocus (1993): I mean, what's a Halloween… Continue reading Top 5 Halloween Films to Watch Every Year

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BOOK REVIEW – “The Serpent King”

Describing this novel is a little bit harder for me to do on this one, and believe me, if I could type it all out for you, I would.  So I'm going to try. The Serpent King is about three friends, three different walks of life, who somehow formed a friendship- a bond. Dill, Lydia,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – “The Serpent King”

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5 Best Graphic Novels to Check Out

In my undergrad college career, I once minored in English Literature. One of the electives, was a class called Introduction to Modern Literature. When I read that, I thought that it would be novels from the surrounding years of that time (about 2011-2012).  In no way did I think I would be taking a class… Continue reading 5 Best Graphic Novels to Check Out

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“The Couple Next Door” – Book Review

The Couple Next Door is a debut novel for author Shari Lapena. Anne and Marco Conti seem to have the perfect marriage and the perfect little family. This all is about to change when the new parents go next door to a dinner party, leaving their infant at home alone in her crib. Once returning… Continue reading “The Couple Next Door” – Book Review

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Book Review – Once Upon A Dream by Liz Braswell

Hey guys! Have you ever wondered what could happen in a fairy tale? Like, not just the normal story? For example: What if Belle's mother turned the prince into the beast? What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Well, Disney made it happen. Liz Braswell created a series called A Twisted Tale, which actually… Continue reading Book Review – Once Upon A Dream by Liz Braswell