Bright and Bright: Samurai Soul
Bright and its sequel, Bright:Samurai Soul, are two of the best things on Netflix (after Arcane).
The Mummy: Why we need more women like Evie
The Mummy’s Evie. This strong, smart, flawed, seductress is the kind of heroine that’s desperately needed today.
Kate Quinn’s The Rose Code
The Rose Code uses three actual strong women (not “strong female characters”) to tell a story of love and war.
Episode 1 of Netflix’s Shadow and Bone
Justin Watson and Monalisa Foster discuss episode one of Shadow and Bone based on Leigh Bardugo’s YA Fantasy series.
Outlander’s Season 6 Review
Outlander season six delivers tension and intrigue despite its abrupt ending.
Shadow and Bone–A well-written YA fantasy
Shadow and Bone. Bardugo gets it right. Depth, characters, and well-written. I can see why it’s such a hit.
Lost City Review–When Romance and Comedy Fail
Story needs more than witticism and a neat idea. Why Lost City fails to deliver on its promise.
Review: The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn is a recommended read. It gets so much right, including what it what was like to survive under the abomination of communism.