Melody’s February 2017 W..

Posted February 28, 2017 by Melody in Monthly Wrap Up / 0 Comments
Melody’s February 2017 Wrap Up

Wow! February is already over! Spring is nearing. The year just began last month and yet it’s moving along so quickly. I don’t know whether or not I want 2017 to slow down or keep going as is. Anyway, this month was pretty quite for me on the reading front but after my impromptu reading break, […]

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie..

Posted February 28, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook, Documentary Review / 0 Comments
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

It has been two months since the passing of the legendary Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. I’ve been trying to find the words to talk about what these women mean to me and I still can’t bring myself to share that but I am going to talk about the beautiful HBO documentary, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie […]

TV Talk – Face Off: All ..

Posted February 28, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
TV Talk – Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.05 Recap & Review “Troubling Transformations”

An all new episode of Face Off: All Stars airs tonight on Syfy! So as usual, here’s a recap of last week! Host, McKenzie Westmore met the artists at the lab to deliver this week’s spotlight challenge, which, in McKenzie’s words… “Choose an experiment gone wrong and use it to inspire two makeups: a scientist who is […]

The Girl with All the Gifts Co..

Posted February 28, 2017 by Melody in Movies / 0 Comments
The Girl with All the Gifts Coming to Blu-ray & DVD This April

After recently reading and loving The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey (Add it to Goodreads), I’m so happy to share the announcement of the film adaptation’s blu-ray & dvd release! I’m pretty bummed there’s only one special feature. But all in all, very much looking forward to this! All of the details […]

SYNC Audiobooks Summer Line-Up..

Posted February 28, 2017 by Melody in Books / 0 Comments
SYNC Audiobooks Summer Line-Up Announced!

The SYNC Audiobooks for Teens Program, sponsored by AudioFile Magazine and powered by OverDrive, has just announced its lineup for 2017!!! The Details: SYNC makes available two FREE audiobook downloads every week, to each and every registered listener, all summer. In 2017, 32 titles will be given away through the 16 week-long season. Teens, librarians, […]

Book Review: Gardenia by Kelse..

Posted February 27, 2017 by Melody in Books / 0 Comments
Book Review: Gardenia by Kelsey Sutton

Gardenia by Kelsey Sutton Release Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Diversion Publishing Genre: Young Adult ISBN: 978-1626818415 Source: Received ARC From Author Add it to Goodreads Seventeen-year-old Ivy Erickson has one month, twenty-seven days, four hours, fifty-nine minutes, and two seconds to live. Ever since she was a child, Ivy has been able to see countdown clocks over everyone’s heads […]

TV Talk – Face Off: All ..

Posted February 21, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
TV Talk – Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.04 Recap & Review “Snow Queens”

An all new episode of Face Off: All Stars airs tonight on Syfy! So as usual, here’s a recap of last week! Host, McKenzie Westmore met the artists outside of the lab, which was set up as a winter wonderland, to deliver this week’s spotlight challenge. The artists had to create a Snow Queen inspired by a unique […]

Top Ten Covers of Winter 2017 ..

Posted February 21, 2017 by Melody in Books / 0 Comments
Top Ten Covers of Winter 2017 Releases

January, February, and March 2017 book releases have given us countless amazing words to read… and many beautiful covers to face out on our shelves. With only a few weeks left of winter, I thought it would be fun to take a look at my favorite covers so far, before the first season of the year is […]

Spring For Standalones Reading..

Posted February 17, 2017 by Melody in Books / 0 Comments
Spring For Standalones Reading Challenge

With Spring approaching on March 20th and a desire to make a dent in my TBR list in regards to stand alone novels, it’s time for a new challenge…Spring for Standalones! Goal: Read as many stand alone novels on my shelf/kindle/library overdrive queue as possible from March 20 – June 20th. Since most of you are YA readers, […]

TV Talk – Face Off: All ..

Posted February 14, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
TV Talk – Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.03 Recap & Review “Monster High”

An all new episode of Face Off: All Stars airs tonight on Syfy! So as usual, here’s a recap of last week! Host, McKenzie Westmore and VP of Design at Mattel, Natasha Berling, met the artists at Mattel Headquarters to deliver this week’s spotlight challenge. The artists had to choose a doll from Mattel’s Monster High franchise […]