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…

Movie Review: The Host

The Universe & U This is how I see it. We spend years preoccupied with a series, constantly wishing they would select it for the big screen. Detailing lists; compiling scenes and particular components we absolutely want and don’t want. We debate casting decisions; obsess over initial snapshots and overdue theatrical trailers. We buy advance…

Random Rambling: Black Friday, Breaking Dawn, and The Host

Three Rants for the Price of One Black Friday Black Friday will be here next week. I’m guessing you already knew this, of course. But for you unfortunate fangirls overseas, this is the time of year – the day after our Thanksgiving – when Americans get up at ungodly hours of the morning, and freeze…

10 Things That Need to Be In ‘The Host:’ Part 2

“I held you in my hand, Wanderer. And you were so beautiful.” Dear people (who are making this film), Hi. How are you? Nice to see you again, as always. You might remember, last week we began our detailed discussion, itemizing our requirements for the film adaptation of The Host. Our lengthy list got underway…

10 Things That Need to Be In ‘The Host:’ Part 1

Rules & Restrictions As you know, here at Kim the FanGirl, we take our novel to film adaptations seriously. We like to give writers, directors, and producers some much-needed help translating our favorite stories from page to screen (because, you know, they need all the help they can get). Although The Host has already finished…

Comic Con 2012 Wrap-Up Extravaganza

The Return of the Nerds Once again, Comic Con has come and gone, leaving hours upon hours of interviews, sneak peeks, and trailers in its wake. For those who couldn’t attend this year’s event, like myself, I’ve compiled a few highlights, a few of your favorites, so you too can be up-to-date will all the…

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…

Trailer Talk: The Host

Invasion Attention all fans of Stephenie Meyer’s sci-fi drama, The Host. It’s time. The first official trailer for the big screen adaptation is here and waiting especially for you. I know, I know. Just calm down for a minute, then you can proceed to squee. The film, which is still in production, and is expected…

Movie Review: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

The Saga Continues Hello! This is Kim the FanGirl reporting live from my local movie theatre. I’m just moments away from stepping into the darkened cinema for my first viewing of Breaking Dawn – the fourth movie production of Stephenie Meyer’s beloved series. Fans are shaking with anticipation and excitement. They’re gripping their armrests, waiting…

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…

10 Things That Need To Be In Breaking Dawn: Part 2

I continue to be demanding as we count down the 10 things that need to be in Breaking Dawn If you remember yesterday, we broke down the first 5 things that need to be in Breaking Dawn. If this incited you to go and look for fan-made Breaking Dawn trailers (I did). I’m sorry. My…