Movie Review: Valentine Ever After

Rating: B Starring: Autumn Reeser, Eric Johnson Director: Could not find Screenplay: Teena Booth and Alana Smithee       It’s Valentine’s Day! What better way to celebrate on my blog than with a Hallmark Channel Original Movie review from their “Countdown to Valentine’s Day” series? Let me just say that I love Autumn Reeser. I…

Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Rating: C+ Genre: Romance, Zombie Flick?, Mannerpunk Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley Director & Screen Play: Burr Steers Based on the novel of the same name   I remember seeing the book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies at Barnes & Noble when I was barely out of high school and being super appalled. Who would mix a…

You’ve Been Tagged!

You’ve Bean Tagged Cupid’s Book-Lover Tag Copy and Past the following in your blog to participate in this tag. The Rules: 1. Tag the creator (AbbieLu @ Cafe Book Bean) 2. Have fun answering the questions. 3. Tag 5-10 people to join in the fun. 4. Thank & link those who tag you. 5. Don’t worry about…

Cupid’s Book-Lover Tag!

AbbieLu @ Cafe Book Bean  just tagged me in Cupid’s Book-Lover Tag ! This was a lot of fun! 1) Favorite Love-Story book? What a tough question for a romance novel junkie! As a teen, the answer to that was definitely a tie between Gail Carson Levine’s Ella Enchanted and E.D. Baker’s The Frog Princess series. My current favorite is definitely Beverly Jenkins’ Forbidden,…

Movie Review: Unleashing Mr. Darcy

  Rating: C- Genre: Romance, Television Movie, Adaptation Starring: Cindy Busby, Ryan Paevey, and Frances Fisher Director: David Winning Screenplay: Teena Booth Based on the novel of the same name    Anyone who knows me knows I love Hallmark movies. They are comforting, easy to follow, and feature Happily Ever After romances. During Christmastime, my television…

Book Review: Butterfly Swords by Jeannie Lin

 Grade: A Genre: Historic Romance, Asian Romance       It is incredible how lucky I have been with choosing reading material, and it’s only the second month of the year. This wasn’t supposed to be my next read, but after mentioning in my Forbidden post that I wanted to actively ready more diversely in…