My 2 Cents on The Block by Ben Oliver

What’s new, folks? Last year I read The Loop, a YA dystopian novel by debut author Ben Oliver that kicked off in the future on first-person narrator Luka Kane’s sixteenth birthday. But he couldn’t really enjoy himself while behind bars in the Loop, a death-row prison that the World Government used to run experiments on and … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Block by Ben Oliver

My 2 Cents on Disney+’s The Mysterious Benedict Society

What’s new, folks? When the trailer dropped for the Disney+ TV adaptation of The Mysterious Benedict Society, the children’s book by Trenton Lee Stewart, it drew me in immediately with its offbeat aesthetic. This is an element that shines through in the first entry of Stewart’s series, which I read last year in preparation for the … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Disney+’s The Mysterious Benedict Society

My 2 Cents on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone

What’s new, folks? On April 23 Netflix dropped the eight-episode first season of Shadow and Bone, the series adaptation of the Grishaverse young adult fantasy novels launched by author Leigh Bardugo in 2012. For newcomers who are unfamiliar with these books, the Grishaverse currently consists of three series: the Grisha Trilogy, also known as the Shadow … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone

My 2 Cents on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

(WARNING: I’ll be heading into spoilery territory after I give my score) What’s new, folks? After knocking it out of the park with WandaVision, the first Marvel television series to stream on Disney+, the Marvel Cinematic Universe set a high standard to meet for the following series that premiered on March 19, The Falcon and The Winter … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

My 2 Cents on You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

What’s new, folks? You may have heard of a certain New York City bookstore manager who exudes charm and dreams of living out his life like a swoony romcom. Oh yeah, and he’s also a sociopathic stalker and serial killer who will do anything, absolutely anything, for you if he thinks you’re the one. He’ll … Continue reading My 2 Cents on You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8

(NON-SPOILERY REVIEW—if you want my spoilery opinions, feel free to check out the chapter breakdowns on my blog) What’s new, everyone? If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you know that I watch RWBY, the Rooster Teeth fantasy anime-style web series where courageous Huntsmen and Huntresses are charged with protecting the fictional world of Remnant … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8

My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 14, “The Final Word”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full episode breakdown of “The Final Word”) What’s new, folks? Let’s dive into RWBY, the fantasy anime-style web series from Rooster Teeth Animation. Released on Rooster Teeth FIRST on March 27, Chapter 14 of Volume 8, “The Final Word,” was directed by Kerry Shawcross and written by Kiersi Burkhart, Miles Luna, … Continue reading My 2 Cents on RWBY: Volume 8—Chapter 14, “The Final Word”