Television & Film Category

Audiobook Review: Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 3.5 of 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Media Tie-in Series: Book 1 of Stranger Things Publisher: Random House Audio (February 5, 2019) Length: 8 […]

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Book/Graphic Novel Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

One of the books on those well-read lists is Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. It’s been mentioned many times over the years, and I’m aware of the dark and stormy night, but it never reached high enough on my radar to motivate me to read it. All that changed when the trailer for the 2018 film […]

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Book Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

The Librarians

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox Genre: Action/Adventure, Fantasy Series: The Librarians #2 Publisher: Tor Books (April 2017) Author Info: http://www.gregcox-author.com Wendy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars With thanks to the publisher for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I was […]

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Book Review: The Librarians and the Lost Lamp by Greg Cox

The Librarians and The Lost Lamp by Greg Cox Genre: Action/Adventure, Fantasy Series: The Librarians Publisher: Tor Books (October 11, 2016) Author Info: www.gregcox-author.com With thanks to the publisher for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Disclaimer! I am not a librarian and had not seen […]

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Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization by Alan Dean Foster

Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization by Alan Dean Foster Genre: Science fiction Series: Alien #2 Publisher: Titan Books (April 2014) (Originally published by Warner Books, 1986) Author Info: alandeanfoster.com Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars Aliens is one of my favourite movies so this book had a lot to live up to, with the potential […]

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YA Weekend: The 100 by Kass Morgan

The 100 by Kass Morgan “Although the astronomical event of a lifetime was playing out right before his eyes, he was looking only at her.” Genre: Science fiction, post-apocalyptic, young adult, romance Series: The 100 #1 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (September 2013) Author Info Wendy’s Rating: 2 of 5 stars I didn’t bother with CW’s The […]

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Book Review: The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks

“For evil left to itself, Valeman, does not simply perish; it thrives. Evil contained is not evil destroyed.” The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Series: The Original Shannara Trilogy #2 Original Publication Date: 1982 Author Info: terrybrooks.net Wendy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this specifically because I wanted to compare it to […]

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Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster Genre: Science fiction, space opera, dystopia Publisher: Del Rey Books (December 2007) Author Info: alandeanfoster.com Wendy’s rating: 3 of 5 stars “You’re not afraid of the dark are you?” In my quest to read more movie novelizations this year, it’s unsurprising that Foster’s name would pop up on […]

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Sanctum Sanctorum: We’re Off to See the Ellcrys

In light of the new series that’s been running on MTV, this month we’re chatting about Shannara and are joined by Hannah of Dragon’s & Whimsy! The television show stars Manu Bennett as Allanon the druid and also some other people but mostly Manu Bennett and everything is beautiful and nothing hurts. It is based on the […]

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Book Review Bites

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin Genre: Fantasy, Apocalyptic Publisher: Orbit (August 4, 2015) Tiara’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars This book is difficult for me to sum up without feeling as if I’m not doing the story any justice, and there’s not too much more I can say about it that Mogsy hasn’t already […]

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