A World Without Heroes Video Discussion

I had a wonderful conversation with Stacey Seguin, owner of paloozaonline dot com. She is a regular reader of tentotwenty and agreed to participate in a video chat about our respective perspectives on Brandon Mull’s A World Without Heroes. Be sure and read my review of the book here, and let us know your opinion […]

Marvel’s The Avengers Super-Hero Dream Date Quiz

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Sometimes you just have to lighten it up a bit! I’ll admit that I’m just a “wee” excited for The Avengers to come out. I doubt that I’ll run out on opening night but I guarantee I’ll see it at some point very soon. With the opening right around the corner, I was sent this […]

Fablehaven, the Series – A Book Reveiw

We’re readers. Thankfully, my daughter, L,  inherited the I Love to Read gene, and can’t keep her nose out of books any better than me. While I have many opinions on the merits of reading as a family, I won’t extol them today. Suffice it to say – I am of the staunch opinion parents […]

Dance! Dance! Dance!

Spring is in the air and happy young couples everywhere succumb to the rituals of prom and ready themselves in high fashion. High school juniors and seniors across the land make restaurant reservations, order corsages and boutonnieres, get measured for tuxedos, purchase pretty dresses, receive manicures and pedicures, practice numerous hairstyles to find the perfect […]

“Tangled” is Right

I’m as devoted a Disney fan as they come. I grew up taking the Mickey Mouse Club in high dosages, I wrote my senior paper on the man, himself (and received a perfect grade for it), and rarely does a day pass that I don’t quote The Emporer’s New Groove. Having said all that – […]

Ten to Twenty Reviews The Hunger Games

Thanks to Arminda for spending some time with me today for a brutally honest review of The Hunger Games. If you haven’t read Arminda’s reviews of both the books and the movie, make sure you check them out as well. While we both loved the movie, you can see we both had some difference in […]

The Hunger Games Movie – A Review

Since I read the book my objective is simple: to compare the two mediums and to assess how Hollywood did in their translation of the story to the big screen from the written page. If you haven’t yet, please read my review of The Hunger Games trilogy here. This movie review is intended for those […]

The Hunger Games Trilogy – A Review

  The Hunger Games, published 2008 Catching Fire, published 2009 Mockingjay, published 2010 I’m going to treat my review of these three books as a collective whole, as I do not see them as separate stories, but rather as one contiguous tale told with two lengthy bathroom breaks. Please be forewarned, there are SPOILERS. It’s […]