Movie Reviews

Movie Review: The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water Director: Guillermo Del Toro Released: December 1, 2017 Rating: R Runtime: 2h 3m The Rundown: “Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore.  Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret—a mysterious, scaled creature from…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Shape of Water (2017)

Book Reviews

Book Review: Crosstalk, by Connie Willis

Crosstalk By: Connie Willis Published: September 20, 2016 by Del Rey Page Count: 498 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage.  And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage proposal—to…… Continue reading Book Review: Crosstalk, by Connie Willis

Book Reviews

Book Review: Snowed, by Maria Alexander

Snowed By: Maria Alexander Published: November 2, 2016 The Rundown: “Charity Jones is a 16-year-old engineering genius who’s much-bullied for being biracial and a skeptic at her conservative school in Oak County, California.  Everything changes when Charity’s social worker mother brings home a sweet teen runaway named Aidan to foster for the holidays.  Matched in…… Continue reading Book Review: Snowed, by Maria Alexander