Sunday, October 7, 2018

My Reaction to Netflix's Original Movie: Nappily Ever After

***Trailer provided by YouTube.****

I have loved Sanaa Lathan for years. She is an amazingly talented actress and never shies away from a tough role.  She has been in so many films over the years and knocks each role she plays right out of the park.  This particular movie is about a high profile advertising executive and how she is seen by her male counterparts.  The whole world seems to be her oyster and the way she stops men in their tracks when she walks by letting her pin straight, long, lovely locks swing to and fro is how she knows she is on top.  She finds herself at a point in her life where she is ready to marry her long time boyfriend and move on to the next phase in her life.  True to form, life has other plans for her.  She ends up single and confused by what went wrong when she was so "perfect".  This is when the real story starts happening. She begins realizing that people have placed her in these various boxes because of how she looks and behaves. The struggle to see her natural beauty and who she really is starts the second she decides to change her hair.   I could very easily go off on a whole tangent on exactly why this movie is so important and all the many difficult subjects it touches upon but then this post would be waaaaaay too long. I will simply say that you need to watch it. It is so well done and the subject matter is more important in this period of time than ever.

Lies by T.M. Logan




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Friday, September 14, 2018



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He’s Enigmatic, Dangerously Handsome, and he’s #FREE!
From NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, Comes Part One of Mr. Rook’s Island, a Sexy, Dark, Romantic Suspense.
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The women who vacation on Mr. Rook’s exclusive island are looking for one thing and one thing only: to have their wildest romantic fantasies come to life. Pirates, cowboys, billionaires—there’s nothing Rook’s staff can’t deliver.
But when Stephanie Fitzgerald’s sister doesn’t return after her week in paradise, Stephanie will have to pose as a guest in order to dig for answers. Unfortunately, this means she’ll need to get close to the one thing on the island that’s not on the menu: the devastatingly handsome and intimidating Mr. Rook. And he’s not about to give the island’s secrets away.
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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Last 3 Movies I Watched and What I Hated About Them

I think we all know that I am deeply in love with Dwayne Johnson as are several million other people lol.  I have yet to see him in a movie that I can honestly saw I don't like however.......I do have an issue with Rampage.  I saw this movie and I will say overall that it was pretty good.  I liked the plot and the interaction between George and The Rock.  My biggest complaint is that I wanted there to be even more humor.  I actually enjoyed the movie so much that this is my only complaint lol. This is not gonna win an Oscar but it is great for family movie night.  I would grade this a solid B+.





OK now this one was a bit underwhelming.  Yes it was funny. Yes I love Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon.  Of course I loved seeing Sam Heughan in something other than his role in Outlander.  I just wanted it to be so, so, so much funnier. I hate the fact that this movie was not as funny as the trailers made it seem to be.  It is still a decent movie but I would only rate it a B+.


Jason Statham is the **ish and unfortunately this movie is not.  I clearly set my personal bar too high. I know, I know...how much differently can a movie about a gigantic shark be from all the others?  I just somehow expected so much more.  I even paid for the 3D version and within the first 20 minutes regretted it.  There is one or two noteworthy action scenes and a really cute little girl who refers to Statham's character as Crazy but not much else.  This is a solid C in my book.

***All trailers courtesy of YouTube and the trailers' respective posters.****

Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms - Final Trailer









I have a whole list of movies that I just can't wait to see this this Fall and Winter. This is just the first one that I have seen that makes me feel like I almost can't wait for the snow to arrive.....almost lol.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Not Her Daughter by Rea Frey and Why I Couldn't Put It Down


***Thank you to the author, St. Martin's Press, and NetGalley for the advanced reader's copy of this book. The following review is my own honest opinion of the material.***

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Mimi Jean Pamfiloff has done it Again!!!


**Thank you to Mimi Jean Pamfiloff for an ARC of this amazing book.  The following review is my own honest opinion.**

I have been a huge fan of Mimi Jean since I read by first book by her and she never, ever disappoints.  This is book 3 in her newest series, Mr. Rook's Island.  All her stories contain such memorable characters that I can't imagine there isn't something for even the pickiest readers to like.
I love a good book with humor but this series was darker and a little more serious just every bit as enthralling.  There were several times throughout this book where I would have bet money on what was gonna happen next.....and every single time I was wrong!  The fact that the love between James and Stephanie is so strong is only just one of the many things that I loved about this story.  It had everything from romance to action to loss and every other emotion under the sun.  This is a must read that I rated 4 out 5 stars. Why 4 you ask? Simply because I was sad when this amazing adventure was over.