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Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in October 2018

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in October 2018

In this month’s Between the Bookends, Sophie, Rebecca, Elizabeth, & Missy explore romance, horror, magic, and espionage across six books. Read More

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10 Things to Read Instead of Twilight

I’m not saying we ban any books. I’m just saying there are some fantastic books and series out there that are entertaining, disturbing, thought-provoking, and just plain better written. Sometimes it’s harder to find a female protagonist in young adult fantasy, but it can be done. Here are ten great young adult books or series for starters. Read More

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

  Seth Grahame-Smith’s mashup of zombies and classics was a hoot in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Next, Grahame-Smith wrote Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Finally, it’s explained that when young Lincoln discovers his mother’s death was caused by a supernatural predator, he begins a lifelong vendetta against vampires and their slave-owning allies. The story is revealed through a… Read More

To See Underworld: Awakening Or Not?

The first Underworld movie came out way back in 2003 and I couldn’t wait to get to the theater and see it’s blood-soaked goodness. Just watching the previews, with the guns and the snazzy leather outfits and the angry vampire chick kicking butt, I knew it was a movie I had to see and it lived up… Read More

I Survived Twilight

My favorite creatures in the supernatural realm are vampires. It’s not a new thing, but an old thing that started way back when Interview with a Vampire hit theaters in 1994. I don’t know why that movie got my attention because, until that moment, I hated all manner of spooky creatures and things that go… Read More

Breaking Dawn: Counting Down

Words escape me on this one. I came in late to the game but devoured the Twilight books in about two weeks. I can’t say that Stephenie Meyer is a great writer, but she can certainly write a compelling story. This trailer raises one big question for me: Where will part one end and part… Read More

Angel: He’s Just Like Us!

If you’re a Buffy fan and pining for more – you’re in luck! Angel has been keeping himself quite busy since the demise of the show, and you can share in his adventures! Angel Does Stuff RELATED: This is Brilliant. ALSO RELATED: I can’t stop laughing at this blog.   Thanks to @lizlet for pointing me… Read More

I Know Why The Vampire Sparkles!

I finally read Twilight, and after hours of internet research, I’ve found a solution to a major problem I had with the story. I know why the vampire sparkles! Of course, innate body glitter is just the latest thing wrong with vampires at large, so I’ll start with the broader picture and work my way… Read More

Review: How to Trap a Zombie, Track a Vampire, and Other Hands-On Activities for Monster Hunters

I think I love watching the imaginary play of children more than any other part of parenting. When my kids spent time with a certain set of friends, I knew I could count on hours of uninterrupted time as they searched our property for props (usually sticks), choreographed elaborate scenes, and enacted their plan, taking… Read More