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Labyrinth: the novelization

A.C.H. Smith. Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: the Novelization. Los Angeles: Archaia, 2014. After years of sighing at the $40+ copies of the out-of-print Labyrinth novelization, I was thrilled to hear about the newly released hardcover edition (for just $20!). And for … Continue reading

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Strange things did happen here…

Hi everyone!  So, that was another fun hiatus.  Since our last episode: My family moved from our Wisconsin home of 20 years, to the Fort Wayne area. I’ve made it a project to check out all the area coffee places and … Continue reading

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Dear Authors: Not every YA heroine needs a boyfriend

Cross-posted from IB. ________________ I like a good literary romance well enough.  Aw, who am I kidding, I’m the shippiest shipper in all of shipdom.*  I was on Team Ron/Hermione right from Sorcerer’s Stone (I swear I started this post before J. … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S how you make a book-based movie!!

So, I saw Catching Fire on Sunday and felt pretty much like Chester from the Nostalgia Critic‘s “Bum Reviews” – the latest of which, incidentally, is Catching Fire 🙂 (beware of spoilers) (P.S. the NC reviews – though not so much the … Continue reading

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