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Buffy: the 5 Funniest & the 5 Best Episodes

– Posted in: Horror
5 by 5: The Funniest and the Best Buffy Episodes corafoerstner.com

Twenty years ago, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer premiered on TV and gave us seven seasons of a witty, complex, fun, sad, supernatural stories about the chosen girl who could save the world. In the end, she liberated all the chosen girls. Sunnydale High sat on the hell mouth, a perfect metaphor for high school as

Winter: The Lunar Chronicles Finale

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

Winter by Marissa Meyer is the last book in The Lunar Chronicles serial. Cinder, the first book, is a retelling of the Cinderella story, set in a future world with cyborgs, space ships, and settlers on the moon. Scarlet and Cress, the second and third books, continues the story, adding retellings of Litter Red Riding

Cress: the Girl with Lots of Hair

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer is a series of four books. The stories are set in the distant future with a complex social and political system. The serial begins with Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who falls for Crown Prince Kaito of the Eastern Commonwealth. The second book Scarlet is about a French farm girl

Words of Wisdom From J. K. Rowling

– Posted in: Quotations

In her writing, J. K. Rowling's definitely takes her words to heart. Her villains consistently display their evil side in their treatment their inferiors. Voldemort pretty much badgers everyone, even those who are loyal to him. But there's another villain that makes my skin crawl, Dolores Umbridge; we meet her in Order of the Phoenix.

Scarlet: Continuing the Lunar Chronicles

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

The Lunar Chronicles begins with Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who falls for Crown Prince Kaito of the Eastern Commonwealth. Everything that could possible go wrong does. The second book in the serial Scarlet takes up where the first ended. Click here for a review of Cinder. Scarlet is a reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood