I just finished reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. I had had it on my To Read list for a while, years actually, and as I was looking for available ebooks from the library yesterday, I discovered that it was ready for me to take. I am participating in GoodRead’s reading challenge and, … More The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Yesterday and today were low-key days for me. Yesterday I finished reading Millénium, a science fiction book published in 1983 by John Varley. For a book set in the future, I’d say Varley did quite a good job without dating himself. There was one part, however, at the very end of the book, that did reflect … More Long weekend at an end
Yesterday Gene and I watched the Lego Movie. I knew a few people that had seen it and liked it, and I like Legos, so I wanted to go. This movie was cute, cool, and inspiring. The creators of this movie did such a great job at making a true Lego movie. Most of the … More Day 245. Lego Movie, a quick review.
(Today I am coming back home! I think I will sleep some.) The Name of the Wind is a fictional book written by Patrick Rothfuss. It centers around a boy, Kvothe, who finds himself in a situation no one wants. The reader watches him conquer his troubles and head to the prestigious university. But more troubles … More Day 167. The Name of the Wind: a review
About a week ago I finally finished reading On a Pale Horse. It took me months to read this book because 1. I usually only read it at work on breaks and 2. the book didn’t interest me at first. I find Piers Anthony’s writing style to be very juvenile, very un-eloquent. His style, to me, … More Day 134. “On a Pale Horse”: a review
Warning: there are spoilers about the first two episodes. Episode two aired this week. I think this show has a lot of potential. I love that there’s a show about the Avengers world. I love that the show mentions the Avengers and then moves on. I love that Agent Coulson is back. But there are … More Day 80. Review of Agents of SHIELD. SPOILERS
This past weekend, Gene and I watched Monsters University at the discount theater. Only $2.50 a ticket before 6 pm, $3.50 after 6. Fantastic deal, right?! I had heard from one of my friends that the movie wasn’t that great, but I still wanted to see it because it’s the monsters from Monsters INC! I’m … More Day 29. Monsters University.