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Tag Archives: DavidBowie
Holy snapdragons, Bookwyrms! It’s my 200th post!!! In honor of this momentous occasion, I’ve decided to rrrrrrewind to one of my other favorite 90s kids’ shows, which inspired me to become a lifelong literacy activist. Through the magic of YouTube, … Continue reading
Book Rating: 4.95 out of 5 magical worlds where everything is made of Oreos. Movie Rating: 4.5 out of 5 kisses on the Ferris Wheel So, yeah, Simon the book is sweet and adorable and heartwarming, and the movie, though it has … Continue reading
Jeff Garvin. Symptoms Of Being Human. New York: Balzer + Bray, 2016. Rating: 4.75 out of 5 lightsaber-blue eyes If only this book had come out earlier, or if I’d waited a bit longer, I could’ve added it to my … Continue reading
And now for something a bit different! I may have once or twice mentioned my love for a certain Jim Henson film starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. Well, last year, when my best friend asked me what I wanted … Continue reading
George MacDonald. The Princess and The Goblin. New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1986 (a facsimile of the 1920 ed.). 208 pgs. I’m counting this in the Fairytale category of Quest the Second, in the Once Upon a Time … Continue reading