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To be continued . . .

This week has been just tad bit chaotic as I get reacquainted with my old position at work. It has been over a year and a half and while the transition was painless its busier environment has zapped quite a bit of energy from me. This leaves me having to choose whether to write or to read and I’m a couple of books behind so reading has won.  But the weekend is right around the corner which will allow me to catch my breath for a spell. Summer has been kind of a whirlwind and I’m hoping autumn will be more settled.

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Coming Soon: Things I Want to Watch

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Movie 411 The Accountant Premiering October 14, 2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Premiering October 21, 2016 Hacksaw Ridge Premiering November 4, 2016 TV 411 Stranger Things On Air I’m on the fence about this one, though. A part of me wants to watch it, but I’m hesitant regarding just how freaky/scary it may be. But I’ve gotten better since I’ve become part of the Supernatural fandom. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Premiering November 25, 2016   Trailers: YouTube General Info: IMDb Feature Image: funkyland.com

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Hello August!

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Oh, boy. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy. I am beat. It’s been a long day, but a good day. You just don’t know how much energy you exert throughout the day until your body has a chance to relax then–BAM!–it hits you and you’re struggling to keep your eyes open. But it’s August 1st (We’re more than halfway through summer and a hop away from autumn–yay!) and I just have to post something. July was a rough one, but August is looking up (and I know it’s only the first day, but I’m looking on the bright side). The rest of my reviews should be out this week with more around the corner. I’ll post the next round of upcoming reviews. I hope your summer is going well, that you were able to sneak in some R&R, that you soaked up sun. May this month be a better month…

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Biblio 411: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)

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  Author: Maggie Stiefvater Published by: Scholastic Press Released: September 18, 2012 Series: The Raven Cycle Genre: Fantasy The Hook: This one was all about the title and cover for me. You can judge a book by its cover, especially when those books catch your eye. Like this one did. There’s something about ravens that always makes me pause. I’m not sure what it is exactly. The symbolism maybe? The way things seem ominous when I think about ravens? I don’t know, but when I was browsing the stacks (book shelves for those who aren’t up to date on library lingo 😉 j/k) for something to read, I found myself thinking “The Raven Boys. Now that’s a catchy title. Why Raven Boys?” So I grabbed the book and the art work on the cover was beautiful (though beautiful isn’t quite the word I was reaching for. I can’t really describe the feeling I had so, beautiful it is)….

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Movie 411: Gods of Egypt

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Director: Alex Proyas Screenplay: Max Sazama & Burke Sharpless Rated: PG-13 Released: February 26, 2016 Genre: Adventure, Fantasy The Hook: Egypt mythology. That is all. I’m a sucker for most things action-adventure and all things mythology and magic (and paranormal-but not the freaky horror kind of paranormal), but I must admit, when it comes to Egypt mythology I am limited in my knowledge of their gods. I know the main players like Ra and Horus and Isis, but even then I question myself when it comes to what they are a god of, which is why I was so excited about this movie when I saw the trailer. Summary Set has killed his brother, maimed and banished his nephew, and taken over Egypt. Chaos ensues, naturally. Caught in the middle of all this is Bek and the love of his life, Zaya. Zaya worships Horus and she convinces Bek to steal the Eye of Horus and…