This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

This New Novel Is Set Within the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ World

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Now, if you’re at all like me, then you already know that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is one of the greatest series to ever grace modern television. This layered, genre-bending series about a cheerleader-turned-heroine helped pave the way for a generation of girls who believed that they, themselves, could fight the monsters under the bed; a generation of girls who knew exactly how powerful they were.        ***Buffy Spoilers*** . . . . . . . . . . . .   Even without the very clear feminist foundation, Buffy had such intense, powerful messages hidden beneath the plot lines of monsters, demons, and vampires. …

‘Harry Potter’s’ Neville Longbottom Ties the Knot

‘Harry Potter’s’ Neville Longbottom Ties the Knot

Matthew Lewis, the twenty-eight-year-old actor known for his role as Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter series, tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Angela Jones, in Italy last weekend.   The wedding appears to have been just as dreamy, ethereal, and magical as you’d imagine the wedding of anyone who practically grew up in the Wizarding World to be.   Lewis announced the marriage the only way marriages should ever be announced; via a joke on Twitter.       Not only did I miss @ArcticMonkeys in LA but they were performing in Italy at the same time we were there and my …

Stephen King Published a Spooky Kids’ Book and Didn’t Tell Anyone

Stephen King Published a Spooky Kids’ Book and Didn’t Tell Anyone

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If you’re a fan of the Dark Towers series, or a fan of Stephen King in general, then you may already know about this children’s book:   via Bustle    The book, which was published November 11, 2016, is titled Charlie the Choo-Choo and, at just a glance, may come across as your seemingly average, run-of-the-mill children’s story about a talking tank engine and his engineering friend (well, despite the deeply chilling and creepy smile of said tank engine; Thomas the Tank Engine never looked at me that way) but, you can trust me when I say it is oh, so much more.    According to the cover …

3 Unmissable Books to Read This Week

3 Unmissable Books to Read This Week

Trying to choose which new releases to dive into in a world swimming with incredible books published weekly can sometimes feel overwhelming. But have no fear, there’s no need to fret; I am here to save the day. The last thing you need is one more stressful decision to make so feel free to take a respite. I’ve rounded up the three new releases you should get your hands on this week!    All The Answers: A Graphic Memoir by Michael Kupperman   via Amazon Synopsis:   In this moving graphic memoir, Eisner Award-winning writer and artist Michael Kupperman traces the life of his reclusive father—the …