Bound By a Dragon by Linda K. Hopkins – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: Bound By a Dragon (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Linda K. Hopkins Genre: Fantasy,…

Dog Days – Film Review

Title: Dog Days Age: 12 Released: 10th August 2018 Director: Ken Marino Genre: Romance, Drama Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Elizabeth is a charming anchorwoman who seeks advice from her dog’s therapist. Tara is a spunky barista who dreams of a life beyond the coffee shop. Daisy is a dog walker who’s enamoured with a client. Garrett pines for a woman…

The Royal Companion by Tanya Bird – Book Review

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The Money Pit – Film Review

Title: The Money Pit Age: PG Released: 26th March 1986 Director: Michael Engler Genre: Comedy, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: A young couple use their life savings to buy a dilapidated house which needs major repair This creates strains on their relationship that all home owner will empathise with! Review: So I was toying between 3 and 4 stars for this…

The Handfasters by Helen Susan Swift – Book Review

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Aladdin – Film Review

Title: Aladdin Age: PG Released: 24th May 2019 Director: Guy Ritchie Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Musical Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin…

Sleepless in Seattle – Film Review

Title: Sleepless in Seattle Age: PG Released: 24th September 1993 Director: Nora Ephron Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie’s death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion. Review: I mean who doesn’t…

The Mermaid and the Bear by Ailish Sinclair – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: The Mermaid and the Bear (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Ailish Sinclair Publisher: GWL…

A Knight’s Tale – Film Review

Title: A Knight’s Tale Age: PG Released: 31st August 2001 Director: Brian Helgeland Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight. Review: So I’ve said this about a few films. But this is one of…

The Young Victoria – Film Review

Title: The Young Victoria Age: PG Released: 6th Match 2009 Director: Jean-Marc Vallée Genre: History, Romance, Drama Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Review: I absolutely adore this film. I haven’t seen it in ages, but then I saw it come up on my Netflix…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film Review

Title: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Age: 12A Released: 20th December 2017 Director: Jake Kasdan Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance Rating: *** (3.5/5 stars) About: Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you…

The Greatest Showman – Film Review

Title: The Greatest Showman Age: PG Released: 8th December 2017 Director: Michael Gracey Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation….