Moana Comes to Blu-ray & ..

Posted January 13, 2017 by Melody in Movies / 0 Comments
Moana Comes to Blu-ray & DVD March 7, 2017

Walt Disney Animation Studios has just announced that Moana, the sweeping story of a spirited teenager who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people, starring newcomer Auli‘i Cravalho as the voice of brave and tenacious Moana and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (HBO’s “Ballers,” “Central Intelligence”) as the larger-than-life demigod Maui, releases on […]

Movie Review: All We Had Starr..

Posted January 12, 2017 by Melody in Movies / 0 Comments
Movie Review: All We Had Starring Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes (“Ray Donovan,” Batman Begins) makes her feature length directorial debut in the Tribeca Film Festival selected drama, All We Had which released in limited theaters, VOD, and On Demand last month. The film is based on the best-selling novel by Annie Weatherwax (Add it to Goodreads) and has been adapted by Josh Boone (Stuck in Love, […]

Blu-Ray Review: Bad Moms

Posted January 11, 2017 by Melody in Movie Blu-ray Review / 0 Comments
Blu-Ray Review: Bad Moms

Release Date: November 1, 2016 Rating: R Running Time: 202 Minutes In this hilarious and heartfelt comedy from the writing duo behind The Hangover, Amy (Mila Kunis) has a seemingly perfect life – a great marriage, over-achieving kids, beautiful home and a career. However, she’s over-worked, over-committed and exhausted to the point that she’s about to snap.  […]

Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant ..

Posted January 10, 2017 by Melody in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments
Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To And TOTALLY Plan To Read This Year

It’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten 2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To And TOTALLY Plan To Read This Year. If you’ve been following my reading journey recently, then you know that I actually only read a dozen 2016 releases and there […]

How to Read A Book in a Day

Posted January 9, 2017 by Melody in Books / 0 Comments
How to Read A Book in a Day

With the new year here, lots of people, from voracious readers to occasional readers, have updated their reading goals. So in an attempt to help you reach that goal, even if with one book, I want to share ten tips for how to read a book in a day. Set aside an entire day or an entire morning/afternoon/evening to […]

A Must Read for Writers: The C..

Posted January 8, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook / 0 Comments
A Must Read for Writers: The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri

Today, I’m talking to writers. Writers of books. Writers published and soon to be published. Writers who are debuting, have debuted, are a number of books in. Most of you can relate to or soon will be able to relate to this book that I’m going to talk about in a way that no one […]

Celebrity Memoir Done Right: L..

Posted January 7, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook / 0 Comments
Celebrity Memoir Done Right: Lauren Graham’s Talking as Fast as I Can

I love when celebrity memoirs are actually written by the celebrity. So I’d like to put the spotlight on those memoirs when the opportunity arises. Today, I want to talk about Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between by Lauren Graham. We all know and love Lauren […]

Digital HD TV Review: Insecure..

Posted January 6, 2017 by Melody in Insecure / 1 Comment
Digital HD TV Review: Insecure Season One on HBO

In Insecure: Season 1, Issa and Molly are definitely not “killing it” the way most modern-day black women are portrayed. These best friends must deal with their own real-life flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Over the course of the season, Issa attempts […]

Broadway to Dim Lights In Memo..

Posted January 5, 2017 by Melody in Broadway, Movies, News / 0 Comments
Broadway to Dim Lights In Memory of Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

The Broadway League has announced that the marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in the memories of the legendary Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher on Friday, January 6, 2017, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. Below is the full press release. The Broadway community mourns the loss of two legendary talents in the entertainment industry: […]

Audiobook Review: The Sun Is A..

Posted January 5, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook / 0 Comments
Audiobook Review: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Raymond Lee, Dominic Hoffman Release Date: November 1, 2016 Publisher: Delacorte Press / Listening Library Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance ISBN: 978-0553496680 Running Time: 8 hours and 4 minutes Source: Received Audiobook From Publisher Add it to Goodreads Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in […]