Game of thrones – the season so far

It's always hard when a series is in its final throes.  There's been so much build up and time invested in the story that it can feel impossible for the ending to live up to the hype.  But I think the season has done a good job so far, we've been allowed to revel a … Continue reading Game of thrones – the season so far

Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review

I started reading graphic novels a few years ago, and in that short time I will say that the genre runs much wider than I could imagine. How do mice live and protect themselves from their many predators? According to the imaginings of David Petersen in Mouse Guard, they live in hidden cities, far apart … Continue reading Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review

Pods for readers (and writers) without a lot of time

Ugh.  Time is at a premium.  I work full time, go to school, have a boyfriend, family, friends, and a dog...I'm not sure where all the time that technology "saves" has gone, but it's not here.  I barely have time to clear my mental space, let alone enjoy one of my favorite hobbies - cracking … Continue reading Pods for readers (and writers) without a lot of time

Battle of the Bastards

Nope, that title is not a nod to the current state of many political battles, it's about the latest installment of Game of Thrones Season 6 - Episode 9.  There are spoilers below, so if you don't want to be spoiled, stop reading now.... Recap - Many of the last few episodes were set up … Continue reading Battle of the Bastards

GoT Oathbreaker Review

<Spoilers below GoT fans - you've been warned> Game of Thrones is all about giving the fans what we want this season: 1. Jon Snow alive again 2. Promise of answers on the genesis of Jon (R + L = J??) 3. Arya's eyes back 4. And... #JonSnowButt Thanks HBO and hello #JonSnowButt.  Which brings … Continue reading GoT Oathbreaker Review

The Genesis of Jon

You've been warned, spoilers and theories below. Season 6 Episode 2 gave fans (are there fans that didn't want it to happen?!) what we've wanted since leaving us with Jon Snow bleeding in the snow at the end of Season 5.  Finally! They also gave us an update for our life lessons by Game of Thrones - … Continue reading The Genesis of Jon

Of blood and snow – GoT Season 6.1 revisit

Because I'm an active reader (and viewer), I like to ponder what will happen next with characters. This happens all the time, if there's a plot mystery, I will sit and puzzle it out as though I were the writer. It's something I've always done and will probably always do. But on to what this … Continue reading Of blood and snow – GoT Season 6.1 revisit