Monthly Archives: September 2016

Book Review: the Circle of Magic: Briar’s Book by Tamora Pierce

Yesterday, I both started and finished the fourth and final book in the Circle of Magic series with Briar’s Book (Young Adult 258 pages) by Tamora Pierce. “Former ‘street rat’ Briar leads a comfortable life at Winding Circle Temple, learning … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Over the weekend, I decided to watch a movie I haven’t seen in a very, very long time. After several recent discussions about Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, I was curious as to how accurate my memory was about this … Continue reading

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Book Review: the Circle of Magic: Daja’s Book by Tamora Pierce

Monday, I both started and finished the third book in the Circle of Magic series,┬áDaja’s Book (Young Adult 232 pages)┬áseries by Tamora Pierce. “Outcast Trader Daja, along with her fellow mages-in-training, journeys from Winding Circle to the Gold Ridge Mountains, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Ghostbusters

I finally made it to see the new Ghostbusters movie on Saturday and I’m unbelievably glad I did, as I’m fairly certain I laughed far more during this version than the original. “Paranormal researcher Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) and physicist … Continue reading

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Book Review: Circle of Magic: Tris’s Book by Tamora Pierce

I think I actually finished the second Circle of Magic book, Tris’s Book (Young Adult 251 pages) by Tamora Pierce on Thursday. I meant to write up the book review then, but I think it was late and I was … Continue reading

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Movie Review: the Neverending Story

On Tuesday, 07 September 2016, select movie theaters across the U.S. had a special screening of the 1984 classic, the Neverending Story. Immediately after work, I changed and drove over an hour to get to the closest theater to me, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Circle of Magic: Sandry’s Book by Tamora Pierce

Yesterday, after a long and grueling day at work, I spent my afternoon and evening reading the first Circle of Magic book, Sandry’s Book (Young Adult 252 pages) by Tamora Pierce. “Four young people – all possessing powers they do … Continue reading

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Book Review: How to Train Your Dragon Book 6: A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons by Cressida Cowell

I’m still catching up on writing reviews from books I finished a month or more ago. I think I read How to Train Your Dragon 06: A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons (Young Adult 177 pages with 56 pages of … Continue reading

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