Kyle Cowan has crafted an enduring and important story around the weighty and often misunderstood theme of depression. In Sunshine is Forever, we see the growth of characters who at first glance were alone in their torment. Eventually, through a series of events, these characters formulate an unexpected bond cemented by their quest for freedom from Camp Sunshine, a facility for teens with mental health issues.
Emmy winning adventurer, wildlife expert and leading YouTube creator kicks off multi-city tour September 15 in NYC in conjunction with the September 12 release of the book. Continue reading “Coyote Peterson Announces New Book and Live Tour with: Coyote Peterson’s Brave Adventures: Wild Animals in a Wild World”
On The CW’s Supernatural, Sam and Dean Winchester (Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles) lead colorful lives hunting supernatural evil. Yet, it isn’t all black and white fighting the things that go bump in the night because the brothers have met a friendly monster or two.
Siobhán Gallagher has created a fun and inventive way for adults to choose their own adventures in her book In a Daze Work: A Pick-Your-Path Journey Through the Daily Grind. I enjoyed reading this book so much that not only did I go through multiple daily adventure storylines, but I also read it all the way through to make sure I didn’t miss a single page. Continue reading “In a Daze Work by Siobhán Gallagher Book Review ( @penguinrandom )from @kleffnotes”
Looking to add a bit of fun and color to your look this summer? Always thought about getting a tattoo, but not sure just what to do? Then you definitely need to check out this inventive new book from K.L. Cao, DIY Temporary Tattoo Art: Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Watercolor, Henna, Flash Tattoos, and More! Continue reading “DIY Temporary Tattoo Art by K. L. Cao Book Review ( @simonschuster )from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat author Bob Batchelor about his love for Marvel and his upcoming book, Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel. He shared the surprising place you can find Stan Lee’s archive as well as what he thought about the new Spider-Man movie. I would like to thank him again for chatting with me about his really interesting research and comic books.
Bob’s Batchelor’s Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel provides an insightful look into not only the titular man himself, but also the complex and captivating world of Marvel Comics growth and evolution over the years. While the book will not be released until September 2017 the debut of a brand new Marvel film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, earlier this month provided me with the perfect moment to promote this book. Continue reading “Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel by Bob Batchelor Book Review ( @CultPopCulture ) from @kleffnotes”
Peter Quinones’ Postmodern Deconstruction Madhouse contains a variety of stories and ideas in a loosely connected universe that reads as an experimental examination of human life and culture. When I began reading this work I was intrigued by the variety of relationships discussed within the chapters, but also found myself enjoying the elements of film criticism. Quinones’ scene work, which seems like the best way to describe his chapters dedicated to human interaction, is strong and brings forward vivid images of the characters he creates. Continue reading “Postmodern Deconstruction Madhouse by Peter Quinones Book Review from @kleffnotes”
The Curse of Sacerdozio by Glen Aaron achieves a feat that few novels can boast: it succeeds in effortlessly encompassing multiple disciplines. Framed as a mystery and crime drama, Glen also gives readers character psychology, cultural and historical references and legal analysis and interpretation. The novel entertains as it educates allowing the reader to be both intrigued and informed.
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Many fans were saddened when Beauty & The Beast ended its run on The CW in 2016. Detective Catherine Chandler and Dr. Vincent Keller enchanted fans with their romance as their love faced dangers due to the fact that Keller’s DNA had been genetically altered by government agency Muirfield in an attempt to create a super soldier government weapon, this caused Vincent to develop”beast-like” abilities. When he saved Catherine’s life, their fates became forever intertwined. We were invited into the world of Catherine and Vincent, their best friends JT and Tess and Catherine’s little sister Heather every week for four seasons. There was always action, adventure and danger. But above all, undeniable love and loyalty.