Game Review: Overcooked

Overcooked on Nintendo Switch: 3.5 of 5 stars. This game started off so fun! It was great for playing together with my husband as you really have to communicate and work together in order to do well. Unfortunately, the number of stars needed to continue progressing after we passed about half the levels became increasingly... Continue Reading →

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Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Illustrated edition)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling My rating: 5 of 5 stars I just finished reading this illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to my 5-year-old daughter. It was a delight to watch her face light up as she followed along with the story through the wonderful pictures. The... Continue Reading →

Review: On Writing

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I haven't read much from Stephen King, as I'm not a big fan of the horror genre, but what I have read I liked. This book is no exception.The first part of the book is about his life up... Continue Reading →

Review: Hush, Hush

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story definitely has a Twilight-esque feel to it in that we have an immortal being, in this case a fallen angel, who inexplicably falls head over heels in love with a perfectly average teenage girl to such an extent that he is willing... Continue Reading →

Review: Once Broken Faith

   Once Broken Faith by Seanan McGuire My rating: 5 of 5 stars Once again, Seanan McGuire has delivered a wonderfully twisted plot and grand adventure, pitting heroine October "Toby" Daye against her environment, her superiors, and even her companions. This series remains one of my favorites not only for the consistently good writing and genuinely... Continue Reading →

Review: Creating Character Arcs

Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development by K.M. Weiland My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was one of the easiest to read books on writing craft I've ever picked up. Weiland did a great job of imparting priceless information without getting preachy or overly expository.... Continue Reading →

Game Review: Snipperclips

Snipperclips on Nintendo Switch: 3.5 of 5 stars. This was a cute little game we picked up for the Switch. The puzzles are fun, though sometimes repetitive. The concept of being able to snip your partner into different shapes to solve puzzles was innovative, and I like that a player could use their imagination to... Continue Reading →

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