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5 Reasons Why Fairest is Everything a Novella Should Be

Posted March 2, 2015 in Books, Five Star Reads, Reviews / 14 Comments
5 Reasons Why Fairest is Everything a Novella Should Be

It’s no secret that The Lunar Chronicles is a fan favorite for most YA fans. After the perfection that is Cress, I could hardly contain my despair at having to wait for Winter’s release date. When Marissa Meyer (who is a literary goddess, I mean, she’s influenced by fairy tales AND Sailor Moon) announced that there would be a novella chronicling Levana’s backstory, I knew it would be fabulous. However, even I underestimated how #flawless it would be. Below are 5 reasons why Fairest is the standard to which I will forever hold all YA novellas up against. Villainous Characters […]


Maleficent Thoughts: The Queen of Disney Villains Reclaims Her Throne

Posted June 1, 2014 in Fairy Tales, Film Reviews / 2 Comments
Maleficent Thoughts: The Queen of Disney Villains Reclaims Her Throne

Being the huge Disney fanatic that I am, I made it a point to see Maleficent in theaters this weekend the day after it opened. While the movie wasn’t quite what I was expecting, Disney made a really interesting interpretation of their animated film released almost sixty years ago. Maleficent remains the most glamorous member in the Disney villain arsenal. The Film: (DISCLAIMER: I’m attempting to keep this as spoiler-free as possible, but if you don’t want any overarching plot points ruined, skip this section) The film was a really interesting interpretation of Disney’s 1959 film Sleeping Beauty, and fleshed […]