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A Review of Romeo and Juliet on Film

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This blog’s review is of one of the best known stories of all time and one of my personal favorites: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Since this story needs no introduction nor explanation, let’s… Continue reading

Casting Call: The Baby-Sitter’s Club

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In a not particularly surprising development, it has been announced that the ever-popular Baby-Sitter’s Club will be getting a new and improved television show. The books, and presumably the show, deal with issues… Continue reading

5 Awesome Nonfiction Science Reads

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I’m Jamie and I like science. I also like reading about science, which can certainly be boring and difficult if you choose the wrong sources. So today I bring you five different nonfiction… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: ‘The Wicked Deep’ (2018)

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The Wicked Deep is the first novel by Shea Ernshaw. It tells the story of the Oregon town of Sparrow, which suffers from a deadly curse each year. In the 19th century three… Continue reading

Ranking the Films of Disney’s Golden Age

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The official definition of Disney’s Golden Age is “the beginning of the Disney Animated Canon.” This includes the first five feature-length animated movies from Walt Disney. It’s followed by the often-forgotten Package Era,… Continue reading

10 Upcoming 2018 Films Based on Books

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2018 has shown us some great films based on books so far including Ready Player One, A Wrinkle in Time, and Annihilation. We’re not even halfway through the year yet though and there… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Verónica’ (2017)

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Directed by: Paco Plaza (known for the REC film series) Starring: Sandra Escacena as Verónica, Bruna González as Lucía, Claudia Placer as Irene, Iván Chavero as Antoñito and Ana Torrent as Ana. Plot:… Continue reading

Reading Lists for the Hogwarts Houses

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I really love reading. I love books, I love exploring new authors and genres, and I love making lists. I also love Harry Potter. When you put all of these interests together, what… Continue reading

The Haunting of Hill House: A Retrospective

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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Published in 1959, the book was a finalist for the National Book Award. The story follows a group of people who are staying at an… Continue reading

10 Short Vampire Tales You Can Read Online

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There are some wonderful classic vampire stories out there, led by the amazing Dracula and followed up by modern favorites such as Interview with a Vampire. I enjoy reading about vampires (at least… Continue reading