Category Archives: Whatever!

Does Skin Color Matter When Casting Actors?

A few months ago, the big news was that the new Harry Potter play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, had cast black actor Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger. I read this great article in Cosmopolitan, and saw lots of tweets and posts and comments and... Read More | Share it now!

Stephen King: To Film or Not to Film?

I’ll start off this post by stating that I am definitely not a lover of the horror genre – either in print or on the screen. I have always had an (over)active imagination, and as a kid, found it difficult to sleep with the closet door open... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINKS O’Plenty: or, Ten Seconds at a Time

Here’s the sad tale of reading/not reviewing. I have a gazillion books that I’ve consumed over the past several months, and like my grandfather used to complain about, there’s a ginormous backup. Instead of ingesting prunes to help... Read More | Share it now!

Memories of Reading at Bedtime #NationalYoungReadersDay

It’s National Young Readers Day, and as a fun part of the celebration, I have partnered up with the memory foam mattress experts from Casper to answer this question: What stories help you or your family catch some Zzzs? I am a huge reader and... Read More | Share it now!

Harry Potter Cha Cha Cha

For a book series that was thought (despairingly) to be long concluded, Harry Potter sure seems to be roaring back to life. And I couldn’t be more excited about it. Today we were treated with a cover from Entertainment Weekly that shows Eddie... Read More | Share it now!

Voldy Dies…But Then What?: Pressing #HarryPotter Questions!

I have just finished reading the Harry Potter series (again). I have always loved that JK Rowling so thoughtfully ended the series with an epilogue. Of course we want to know what happened to our favorite characters! However, I must say that this is... Read More | Share it now!

It’s Stephenie Meyer Bashing Season Again – Rev Up Your Sparkle Jokes!

Today I read a blog post on BookRiot that was a response to a Jezebel piece about the gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair because Stephenie Meyer dares to produce a movie about a beloved book. In all honesty, I am not familiar with this book or its... Read More | Share it now!

“Embarrassed” to Read #YA? I Don’t Think So, Ruth Graham

There is a lot of stuff swirling in the Twitterverse regarding the Young Adult book world these days, what with the release of the movie version of The Fault in Our Stars. I don’t think there’s been this much attention paid to a YA... Read More | Share it now!

17 Conclusions Regarding Being In the #PTA

OK, so it’s the fifteenth of January, a good two weeks into the new year. At this point, you would most likely agree that we can no longer support Christmas lights, “Happy New Year!” greetings and lists of resolutions. Get on with it,... Read More | Share it now!

Sorry and Henceforth

My posts since summer have shown me to be a vagarious correspondent at best. I have still remained a reader; my problem is in the creating of the reviews of these books. I probably have 20 books that I have read for which I need to post critiques. Last... Read More | Share it now!