Book Review: Yesternight

Life, Death, Rebirth Have you ever felt like you possessed a memory that wasn’t your own, like you’ve lived a life in another place, in another time? Have you ever felt like you were someone else, someone entirely different? Cat Winters’ novel, Yesternight, explores the concept of reincarnation with an intriguing and shocking mystery that…

It’s Twilight Again

A Conversation With Myself An Inside Look Into the Mind of Kim the FanGirl   Logical Me: So, we just finished The Chemist. What shall we read next? FanGirl Me: Well, we have a few books to choose from. Logical Me: Yes. Yes, we do. FanGirl Me: We’ve been wanting to read them for quite…

Book Review: The Chemist

Once a year I ask the book gods, “When will Stephenie Meyer come out with a new book?” The most frequent reply I receive is, “Hell if I know.” After Twilight and The Host it seemed as if Stephenie Meyer had given up on the whole “writing” thing. It took seven years after her last…

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Reading ‘Outlander’

“Adventure Is Out There!” With eight novels (so far) making up the series, there is no denying the fact that Outlander is a true epic. But I think you already know this. In fact, I know that you do. I know, because I was just like you. I was one of the many who had…

Book Review: Gone Girl

Deception If you’re an avid reader or even remotely aware of the latest vogue publications, you, most likely, have already read the book that everyone’s been talking about. At least, you’ve heard about the book that everyone’s been talking about. The book which – on its back cover – promises greatness, a psychological thriller that…

Trailer Talk: Beautiful Creatures

It’s magic, you know? First off, I swear to you, if I had known about this, I would have contacted you about it sooner, because you know this is right up my alley. Of course, the level of impressive marvel is increased with the inclusion of Seven Devils by my pal, Florence. But, that’s neither…

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

If I am a connoisseur of anything, it is having an unpredictable attraction to stories of the spine-chilling, mysterious variety. A curious relationship, yes, but one I’ve always known. So it was without hesitance, after spying Miss Peregrine’s distinctive cover, that I went forth and removed the novel from the seller’s shelf. Hoping to find…

Book Review: The Night Circus

Rêveurs Kim the FanGirl’s Fortress of Solitude, October 2012 8:15 pm She opens the book and begins to read. The cold, crisp pages are clean and unmarked by time. They tell her a story, one of adventure, of passion and consequence. They call it the Circus of Dreams, for it is like nothing you have…

FanGirl Addiction: Twilight

“That was the first night I dreamed of Edward Cullen.” It’s been almost four years since I fell in love with this vampire-romance novel and its subsequent sequels. Over the years, my obsession has gone from excessive to fanatical, casual to calm, but never waning. There was a time when you could find me on…

Book Review: The Hunger Games

“You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.” If you’re not living under the proverbial literary rock like I am, you’ve probably already read or heard about The Hunger Games, the first in a three-part series by Suzanne Collins. Well, the time finally came for me to sit down and…

From Page to Screen

Read this, watch that It’s one of the most highly discussed topics in recent history. It can insight feuds even among the closest friends. It is the one question that really doesn’t have a right answer. Which is better? The book? Or the movie? You’ve heard this discussion too, probably many times. The long hours…

Nerd News: The Twilight Saga – The Official Illustrated Guide

Hey, where have you been? Please be free to let out a small squee at this time. It only seems appropriate. TwiHard’s have been waiting over two years for the release of the Encyclopedia Twitanica and it’s finally here. Well, next year. It was officially announced yesterday, that The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide…