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My Two Must-See Movies of 2017

Wonderstruck Brian Selznick is my favourite author, and his first book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, was adapted into Hugo, one of my absolute favourite movies. So it’s no surprise that I’m eagerly awaiting the adaptation of his second novel, Wonderstruck. While I am still super nervous that the movie will mess up the book as happens all too often with adaptations, so far… Continue reading My Two Must-See Movies of 2017

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Review: A Taste For Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby

Fear the living more than the dead. It’s London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory, who has nowhere to go, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant… Continue reading Review: A Taste For Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby

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Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard

In this modern day spin on Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide. Hoping creative direction will help her, Rune’s mother sends her to a French arts conservatory for her senior year, located… Continue reading Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard

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Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

In the epic fantasy, scruffy, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living while devotedly caring for his mother in their sleepy shoreside village. It is a quiet existence – until a spirit from the past catches up with him to enforce an age-old vendetta. Suddenly on the run from gods and monsters, Kubo’s chance for… Continue reading Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

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The Colours of Fall: Up Close

Here’s the third part of my fall photography series! (Parts One and Two) These are some of the beautiful patterns and details I observed on my many photography excursions. I love taking close ups and using my camera to capture the small moments. For me, photography is about more than just recording the scenery that… Continue reading The Colours of Fall: Up Close

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The Colours of Fall: Atmospheric Light

I realized that I never got around to posting the rest of my fall photographs, so here they are! These were taken on a walk through a local mini conservation park which is one of my favorite places to go. It’s the perfect mixture of untouched wooded areas and human intervention in the form of bridges,… Continue reading The Colours of Fall: Atmospheric Light

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Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) by Leigh Bardugo

Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they’re right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and left crippled by the kidnapping of a valuable team member, the crew is low on resources, allies, and… Continue reading Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) by Leigh Bardugo