Current Readings

Hi everyone! Jaz and I are taking May off from our normal themed movie and book reviews. I didn’t want you to think we’d forgotten about Our Mutual Friends, so I’ve put together a short list of the books I’ve been reading and the movies I’ve been watching.

Book02_watcherinthewoods_hiresBooks:

Death in Dahlonega by Deborah Malone

Genre: A cozy murder mystery.

Comments: Very entertaining. Recommened.

Watcher in the Woods (Dreamhouse Kings Book 2) by Robert Liparulo

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Comments: Loved it! I speed through it and rushed to the library for the others in the series.

House of Dark Shadows, Gatekeepers,Timescape, Whirlwind, Frenzy (Dreamhouse Kings Books 1, 3, 4, 5, 6) by Robert Liparulo

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Comments: Enjoying them just as much Watcher in the Woods. I highly recommend the series. Full of action and time travel to interesting, though bloody, times in history.

Up next: A Voice in the Wind (Mark of the Lion Series) By Francine Rivers

Genre: Historical Fiction.

Comments: I loved Redeeming Love, so I have high hopes for this book.

Movies

The Firefly (1937)

Genre: Musical.

Comments: Allan Jones and Jeanette MacDonald are spies for France and Spain, respectively, during Napoleon’s invasion of Spain. Great music, wonderful actors, and intriguing storyline.

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Genre: Comedy

Comments: Amusing.

The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV 2002)

Genre: Mystery

Comments: The best parts of this movie were the scenery and the actors. There was something likeable about them. However, Richard Roxburgh is no match for Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes. I’ve seen other versions of this story, and I read the book (a long time ago). This version was actually disturbing, mainly because a character was violently killed off who I don’t remember dying in the other versions. Her death was unnecessary. In addition, the obviously computer generated hound kept those parts that should have been scary from really being scary.

 

What have you read or watched lately that you’d like to talk about?

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