Literary agent Jennie Goloboy recently posed an interesting question on Twitter: “Can you write a successful novel in which the hero is supposed to stop an event that we know is going to happen, like the JFK assassination?” It’s a good question, and she follows up by saying that every time she’s seen it, […]Read More The Outlander Problem: AKA-Why Do We Read Historical Fiction?
There was one reason I wanted to see The Huntsman: Winter’s War. It was this. Perhaps I was the only one as the film only made $20 million in its opening weekend compared to The Jungle Book, which made $60 million this weekend. You could argue we should be reviewing The Jungle Book over […]Read More The Huntsman: Winter’s War
And… SPOILER ALERT. Watch Outlander 203: Useful Occupations and Deceptions BEFORE reading, please. Okay, so now we’re getting into a difficult part of Dragonfly in Amber’s plot— because the first 400 pages of the novel are frankly a bit slow, as I have discussed ad nauseam in my previous articles, namely Outlander Season 2: A […]Read More Outlander 203: AKA Between a Brothel and a Hard Place
Novel2Screen’s The Book List Ever get a call from your bff who begs you to go to the latest release of a movie she’s been dying to see. She babbles on about the amazing storyline, the great cast, and drops just enough plot twists to make you click over to movietickets.com. Then she drops the […]Read More The Book List & What We’re Reading – How ‘Bout You?
Okay, first off, SPOILER ALERT! No, for reals. Watch the episode 2.2 of Outlander, AKA: Not in Scotland Anymore first. Also, before we get started, I’d like to thank our dear friends at I Love Outlander for all their support of this site. Everybody “like” them on Facebook! Now… Let’s discuss for a second the absolutely […]Read More Outlander 202: Not in Scotland, Still in Love
The Magicians has quickly become one of my favorite TV shows. The fact that it got picked up for a second season only halfway through the first season is a testament that many others feel the same. It’s Fantasy. It’s Sci-Fi. It’s Drama. It’s Thriller. It’s Comedy. It’s Awesomeness. Based on Lev Grossman’s books, the […]Read More Why I Love The Magicians
Oh, hey, look out, you’re about to get hit with a GIANT FRIGGIN’ SPOILER ALERT. Seriously, read this after you’ve seen Season 2 Episode 1 of Outlander, which you can watch right now on the Starz app or by “adding on” Starz to your Amazon Prime subscription (and no, I swear, I am not being […]Read More Outlander 201: Holy Crap, Outlander’s Back!