Rants & Reflections

Unicorn Frappuccino: a review

This is a post I wrote on one of my library blogs for work. I though I'd share. Enjoy! I tried Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino today so you don’t have to. First, let me tell you something about myself: I love unicorns. I have unicorn jewelry. I watch My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (Twilight Sparkle… Continue reading Unicorn Frappuccino: a review

Film adaptations

Beauty and the Beast Review; or, an incredibly fangirly ramble

If you know me, you know how much I love Beauty and the Beast. Belle is my favorite Disney princess, the 1991 animated film is my favorite Disney film, my internet handle is inspired by it (@enchtdrose) as is the title of my blog, which you can read all about in a previous post. Obviously… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast Review; or, an incredibly fangirly ramble

Book reviews

Thoughts on the “Fantastic Beasts” screenplay

I read the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay a few days after the film came out, but I hadn't posted about it yet because I don't really have all that much to say about it, surprisingly. First, let's take a moment to appreciate just how drop-dead gorgeous this book is. MinaLima is the greatest.… Continue reading Thoughts on the “Fantastic Beasts” screenplay

Film adaptations

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

I foresee writing about this several more times as I continue to watch/read/think about the film/screenplay and chat with other fans on the internet about the series. At this point, I have only seen the movie once. I've just started reading the screenplay (I'm only like 10 pages in), and I plan to finish the… Continue reading “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

Book reviews, Uncategorized

Review: On the Other Side

On the Other Side by Carrie Hope Fletcher. Sphere, 2016. Check out this gorgeous gorgeous cover. I'm a bit obsessed with this cover. But. It has taken me a while to decide to actually write this review because of how ambivalent I feel about this book. I am a huge fan of Carrie Hope Fletcher,… Continue reading Review: On the Other Side

Book reviews

Review: Gemina (ARC)

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2016. I got this ARC from winning the Barnes & Noble B-Fest trivia contest as part of my FirstInLine membership. I know it is a highly anticipated release, so I felt all special getting to read it early. This review will be spoiler-free, so no… Continue reading Review: Gemina (ARC)

Book reviews

Review: Pottermore Presents ebooks

More Harry Potter stuff!? What's up with that? These new releases have many fans' brows furrowed, mine included. If you didn't know, Pottermore released 3 ebooks last Tuesday that a lot of people are not too happy about. Why you ask? Because most of the content inside these 3 ebooks was, once upon a time,… Continue reading Review: Pottermore Presents ebooks

Book reviews

Review: Illuminae

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.  Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2015. Ok. So. Illuminae. Yeah. That happened. I finally read Illuminae. And I see why everyone is hyping it so much, because the hype is deserved, people. De-served. For those of you who don't know, Illuminae is a YA sci-fi (and romance) novel written in a series… Continue reading Review: Illuminae

Book reviews

Review: Belgravia

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia by Julian Fellowes. Grand Central Publishing, 2016. I read Belgravia quite a while ago now, but I'm excited to review it because it is a unique work. Back in April, I wrote a post describing this book and the fact that I had just started reading it online. The uniqueness of the book is in… Continue reading Review: Belgravia