Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Directed by: David Yates Theatrical Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller Release Date: November 18, 2017 Reviewed by: Courtney DeWitt Rating: PG-13 FA Scorecard: A The anticipation and trepidation for a sequel or prequel is always high. After Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part […]

Book: The Invisible Library

Title:  The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: fantasy Publisher: Roc Date:  June 14, 2016 Anyone who has read my reviews for a while knows that I love time travel. I was an Outlander reader from day one, I adore Doctor Who, and Quantum Leap was my introduction to the eccentricities of […]

Book: Tainted

Tainted by Morgan Busse Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Steampunk Publisher: Enclave Date: April 15, 2016 Kat Bloodmayne is an unusual young woman. With intelligence far above the average person, let alone female, she is one of the first women to be accepted into the study program at the Tower. Many speculate that this may […]

Book: Curio

Title: Curio by Evangeline Denmark Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Steampunk, fiction, fantasy Publisher: Blink Date: January 5, 2016 Grey Haward is nothing spectacular. She lives every day just like everyone else around her. She avoids the Chemists. She takes her potion. She does what she’s told.  It’s all pretty boring. But there are just enough […]

Book: Hook’s Revenge

Hook’s Revenge by Heidi Schulz Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Children’s Publisher: Disney Hyperion Date: September 15, 2015 Jocelyn Hook isn’t an adventurer. She’s a pirate and anyone within her general radius knows it. Her father, the famed Captain Hook, left behind a map to his treasure and she’s not about to let anyone else get […]

Book: Dreamtreaders

Dreamtreaders by Wayne Thomas Batson Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: YA Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date: May 13, 2014 Archer Keaton isn’t your typical fourteen year old. He’s got all the usual issues of school and girls and some difficult family dynamics, but it’s much more than that. He’s one of an elite group of people […]

Book: Waterfall

Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: romance, religious, YA, supernatural Publisher: David C. Cook Publication Dates: February 1, 2011 For seventeen year old Gabriella Bettarini, a trip to Italy with her mother and sister isn’t nearly as romantic or fun as some might think it would be. That is until she […]

Book: 29

29  by Adena Halpern Reviewed by Lori Twichell Genre: Fantasy, chick lit, humor, drama Publisher: Touchstone Books Publication Dates: June 15, 2010   Gravity is not kind. Nor is it a respecter of persons. Seriously. That’s one of the first messages that we learn when we pick up 29. We learn that and the fact […]

Book: Inkheart

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Young Adult Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: June 1, 2005 Reviewed by Lori Twichell Mortimer Folchart (Mo) isn’t your ordinary book binder or book doctor as his daughter, Meggie, refers to him. The title fits. He cares for books as gently as any doctor caring for a patient. But […]