CoCo// Movie Madness

I was stressing over the fact that I don’t have anything to blog about and then I remembered that I just saw a movie! As in, I went to a movie theater rather than just watching something on my computer.

I went to local movie theater with my dad where a matinee (a word I realize I have no idea how to spell) ticket is $9 (which is cheap btw). It actually was quite appropriate that I saw this movie with my dad given that it is all about family. Family and music.

I probably should have written this closer to when I saw the movie but here it goes. Let’s see what I remember. Continue reading “CoCo// Movie Madness”

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(51) The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage // Bookish Blurb

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: the (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua

The title of this book basically tells you everything you need to know. This is a graphic novel about Lovelace and Babbage and the first computer. It is a book chock full of facts (both real and somewhat less real). If smart people, steampunk, or computers interest you then you should look into this book. Continue reading “(51) The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage // Bookish Blurb”

(50) Tom’s Midnight Garden // Bookish Blurb

Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

This was another book I read because it was recommended at the back of the The Little Paris Bookshop.┬áBasically this is an old children’s book originally published in 1958. The premise of this book is that Tom is sent to stay with his aunt and uncle because his brother is sick. While there, Tom discovers another world he can visit at midnight. Continue reading “(50) Tom’s Midnight Garden // Bookish Blurb”

(37) Falling Kingdoms // Bookish Blurb

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

I forget where I got the recommendation for this book from but when I saw the physical book my reaction was ‘Oh no, that looks like a hardcore fantasy book, I’m not going to like that’. I almost didn’t even read it but I am very glad that I did.

Basically this book is about three kingdoms that decide to go to war. It is told from four different perspectives throughout the three kingdoms with interjections from a fifth character in a magical separate world. Continue reading “(37) Falling Kingdoms // Bookish Blurb”

(33) Fablehaven // Bookish Blurb

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

This is a middle grade fantasy adventure book about siblings Kendra and Seth who spend two weeks at their grandparents house which they learn is a sanctuary for mythical creatures. Continue reading “(33) Fablehaven // Bookish Blurb”

(29) Glinda of Oz // Bookish Blurb

glinda_coverGlinda of Oz by L Frank Baum

In this last Oz book, Dorothy and Ozma set out to try and stop a war between two hitherto unknown groups of people in Oz. Of course this ends up being much harder than they anticipate and all the other characters of the Oz books end up coming and having to save them Continue reading “(29) Glinda of Oz // Bookish Blurb”