Movie Mondays: Guns, Car Chases And Psychopaths! What More Could a Girl Want?

I’ve always been one of those girls that’s enjoyed a good action flick, but I have to admit I’m kind of picky…shocking, I know.  I tend to prefer campy humor without sacrificing intelligence, an edge of your seat ride that should involve chase scenes, guns, and fire, and it wouldn’t hurt to have a slight moral curve even though sometimes the good guy doesn’t always make it and sometimes isn’t necessarily all that “good.” Continue reading “Movie Mondays: Guns, Car Chases And Psychopaths! What More Could a Girl Want?”

Addicted to the Series

These books are in no way related to each other except for the fact that they are series that I am completely addicted to!

Click here to view the Touched by An Alien series in the SPL catalogTouched by an Alien is fun and a complete guilty pleasure for me. When I told people how much I loved the series they just kept saying, “Really, Kara!? Touched by an Alien?” And I just had to repeat myself: “YES! I don’t care if you judge me, it’s awesome!” Katherine “Kitty” Katt takes matters into her own hands when she witnesses a domestic dispute gone wrong and it gets even worse when said perpetrator grows wings and starts killing people. Kitty now finds herself fighting alongside those not from this world and one of them comes in the perfect form of Jeff Martini, an alien agent from Alpha Centauri…and it just gets better! Continue reading “Addicted to the Series”

Romantic Wednesdays: Ex-Box

Now it’s not a gaming console, it’s that little box in the back of your closet or in the storage unit at your apartment, that little box of doom and gloom. I’ve come to believe that most of us have a Pandora’s box of heartbreak. It has the power, once opened, to bring back all those memories of the person whose soul is contained under the lid. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Ex-Box”

Time travel simplified

Back back back back back back back back in time
                                                I can dream, it’s a simple thing
                                                                                         I’m building a time machine…
Safety Not GuaranteedThe ad reads: Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box 91 Ocean View, WA 99393. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed.
And with that, reporter Jeff Schensen from Seattle Magazine sets out with interns Darius and Arnau to investigate the man behind the ad. However, it is not Jeff who gets the opportunity to get to know this enigma, but the shy and jaded Darius, Continue reading “Time travel simplified”

The Life of Words

A word is dead when it’s been said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day. – Emily Dickinson

The characters I read about come to life in my imagination. I sometimes dream about them, their lives continuing to resonate with me long after I finish the book. Some characters move me in such a way that it’s hard to let them go, and I imagine how their lives might continue outside of the novel. However, the ability to transform fictional characters into living people might be beyond my powers! The following movies show the power of words and how they can give life – or take it away. Continue reading “The Life of Words”