From Book to Movie

From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Continuing on my new section From Book to Media, I recently finished re-reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and also finished listening Harry Potter and the Sacred Text: Season Two, so of course that meant I had to re-watch the movie adaptation. It was another great stroll down memory lane! Memory Lane: My husband (back then boyfriend) and I began…… Continue reading From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Here is another From Book to Podcast! This time I’ll be revisiting the podcast, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, hosted by Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile. As a reminder, this podcast starts from the beginning of the series and breaks down each chapter by specific themes. The two hosts hold a ~30 minute discussion exploring the…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: Davos’ Fingers – A Game of Thrones

Here is my second post under my new section, From Book to Podcast, focusing on George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, Book #1 of the A Song of Ice and Fire series! One of the reasons I wanted to revisit A Song of Ice and Fire (and Harry Potter) was to remember the joy reading brings me. Sometimes I end up…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: Davos’ Fingers – A Game of Thrones

Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Re-read

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Genre: Fantasy/Epic Fantasy Number of Pages: 837 Publication Date: August 4, 1997 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Honor, Pride, Fealty, Family, Betrayal, Choices, Love, Growth Winter is coming… An epic fantasy during an ancient time where messages are sent by ravens, where the ruling of a kingdom has many obstacles, and where there is a bigger…… Continue reading A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Monthly TBR

October 2017 TBR

Right now, there are two books that I have started and aim to finish by the end of this month. Then, there’s another book that I want to give a try. 1) Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay: I’ve joined Emma Watson’s Goodreads group, Our Shared Shelf. This book is the one they are reading for…… Continue reading October 2017 TBR

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · In-Person Book Club

In the Woods by Tana French

Genre: Crime/Mystery/Thriller Number of Pages: 429 Publication Date: May 17, 2007 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Honesty, Relationships Three children go into the woods. One comes back. Twenty years later, Rob Ryan, the surviving boy is a detective and has kept his past a secret. However, when a young girl is found dead in those same Irish…… Continue reading In the Woods by Tana French

From Book to Movie

From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Since I recently re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and recently finished listening to the Harry Potter and the Sacred Text: Season One podcast, I decided to go ahead and re-watch the movie adaption of this book as part of my From Book to Media section. Wow, did that bring back some memories. I was a freshmen in high…… Continue reading From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone