Chastain’s Antonina Shows Courage of a Lion and Gentleness of a Lamb in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

Title:  The Zookeeper’s Wife Directed by: Niki Caro Theatrical Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Release Date: April 7, 2017 Reviewed by: Susan Tolleson Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: B The opening scenes of The Zookeeper’s Wife might lead viewers to believe they’re about to see a beautiful tale of the relationship between animals and […]

Thirty-Two Going on Spinster

Thirty-Two Going on Spinster by Becky Monson Genre: comedy, romance, contemporary Publisher: CreateSpace Date: December 2012 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Julia Dorning is pretty convinced she’s a spinster. And if she’s not, she’s going to be. At the ripe old age of thirty-two, she’s not married and she lives with her […]

Book: Geekarella

Geekarella by Ashley Poston Genre: contemporary, comedy, science fiction Publisher: Quirk Books Date: April 4, 2017 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Okay so I need to start this review by saying that I’ve labeled the book as science fiction, but it really isn’t. It’s a contemporary rom-com but science fiction plays such […]

Book: The Memory of You

The Memory of You by Catherine West Genre: inspirational, chrisitan, contemporary Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: March 28, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Set in the heart of California wine country, The Memory of You will pull on your heart and emotions. Facing the secrets of the past, Natalie and Tanner must […]

Book: Long Time Gone

Long Time Gone by Mary Connealy Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Publisher: Bethany House Date: February 28, 2017 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Fast paced and filled with all the adventure, suspense, comedy, and romance that I have come to expect from Mary Connealy. The Boden clan is a family that I am […]

Book: Cress – The Lunar Chronicles

Cress – The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer Genre: YA, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Publisher: Square Fish Date: January 27, 2015 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: B I am officially submerged into The Lunar Chronicles and I am anxiously waiting to read Winter. Cress, book three of the series, adds another level to the story […]

Book: Crimson Death

Crimson Death by Laurel K. Hamilton Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Berkley Date: October 11, 2016 Reviewed by: Brit Gay Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Join Anita and her entourage as they travel to Ireland at Edward’s request. But there are a few problems: vampires aren’t supposed to be in Ireland and the Irish government does not […]