Ms Marvel Episode One – Thoughts and Reactions!

IT’S FINALLY HERE! After what feels like about a million years, Ms Marvel is finally here and I’m so beyond excited! I am a HUGE Ms Marvel fan – I even named my little red car Ms Marvel – and I’ve been counting down the days til we finally got to see her brought to life. It’s finally here and guys?

I’m pretty happy with what I saw.


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Obi Wan Kenobi Episodes One and Two – Review and Reactions!

This Memorial Day weekend has been a celebration of all things Star Wars. The 25th was the 45th anniversary of the first movie. Friday night, Daniel and I went to Star Wars night at Angel Stadium and the iconic convention, Star Wars Celebration, took over the town all weekend. I went back in 2015 and it was some of the best memories ever. I wasn’t able to go this year, just couldn’t afford it after the wedding, but I definitely had FOMO all weekend, especially with all the crazy announcements coming out.

It’s okay though. Because there was something for all of us that couldn’t be at the convention and that was the highly anticipated premiere of the Obi Wan Kenobi television show.

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Fan Review: Shadow and Bone TV Show – Mostly Spoiler Free!

I have now watched the first season of Shadow and Bone twice all the way through and guys, I have a lot of feelings, And a lot of those feelings are so good.

As I mentioned a few days ago, Leigh Bardugo is easily one of my favorite authors and the Grishaverse means so much to me. I have been so excited, on the edge of my seat, waiting for it to be adapted at some point in time – its been optioned in one way or another ever since it was released in 2012. But I was also incredibly nervous. While YA contemporary adaptations seem to be consistently successful, YA speculative fiction – fantasy, science fiction, dystopian and so forth – seem to do not so great. So while I was really excited to see this world I love so much come to love, I was also incredibly nervous.

I honestly had nothing to worry about.

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Three TV Shows I’ve Binged and Loved During Quarantine

If there is one thing that I’ve learned during covid quarantine, its that I will definitely NOT use all my newfound free time to read. To be fair, I’ve been in a reading slump long before I was forced to stay home, but I just can’t seem to read more than a couple books here and there. But what I HAVE been really great at doing during all this free time – besides working on Benched, which is getting better and better by the minute – is binging a LOT of television.

And I do mean, a lot. A lot of it has been stuff that I’ve already seen before because I have found that when I’m feeling particularly anxious, like during a global pandemic, I tend to prefer watching things I’ve already watched before. So I totally rewatched the entirety of Greek and Avatar the Last Airbender.

But I did decide to finally give some new shows a try and some of these are shows that I’ve had recommended to me in the past, even if the past is just the past couple months lol, and I’m SO glad I gave them a try!


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TV Show Review: Get Even

I’ve been reading Gretchen McNeil’s books religiously since I met her in 2013 and when she started talking about this series, she pitched it as John Hughes with a body count. I grew up on John Hughes’ movies and Gretchen is one of the few people on this planet that can get me to read murder and horror, so I was IN.

When I found out it was going to be developed into a TV show by BBC, I was SO excited and I’ve been anxiously awaiting its arrival on Netflix. It was just released this past Friday, July 31st and the second I got home from work, I turned on Netflix and settled in, refusing to go to bed until I had finished the show. I am SO insanely proud of Gretchen and SO happy for her because I thought the show was AWESOME.

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