Posts by: Monteverdi

TV Recap: American Gods — A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (1.07)

TV Recap: American Gods — A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (1.07)

* In perhaps the vaguest of terms, I’ve been expecting […]

TV Recap: American Gods — A Murder of Gods (1.06)

TV Recap: American Gods — A Murder of Gods (1.06)

* Well, thank goodness for breather episodes.   Not to […]

TV Recap: American Gods — Lemon Scented You (1.05)

TV Recap: American Gods — Lemon Scented You (1.05)

* Because I feel the need to make some kind […]

TV Recap: American Gods — Git Gone (1.04)

TV Recap: American Gods — Git Gone (1.04)

* I’d like to be believe that there’s something magical […]

TV Recap: American Gods — Head Full of Snow (1.03)

TV Recap: American Gods — Head Full of Snow (1.03)

* Before we get to anything else, I’d like to […]

TV Recap: American Gods — The Secret of Spoons (1.02)

TV Recap: American Gods — The Secret of Spoons (1.02)

* The second (and, by extension, third and fourth) episode […]

TV Recap: American Gods — The Bone Orchard (1.01)

TV Recap: American Gods — The Bone Orchard (1.01)

* Welcome to the first installment in what I hope […]

American Gods: Your Guide to the Machinations of Divinities Both Malignant and Ridiculous

American Gods: Your Guide to the Machinations of Divinities Both Malignant and Ridiculous

  Welcome, folks, to another review-as-guide that nobody asked for. […]

Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

If you are a dreamer, come in If you are […]

TV Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events — Season 1

TV Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events — Season 1

♪ Look away, look away Look away, look away   This […]

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

“If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you […]

Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

“That was the thing about magic. It was everywhere. In […]

Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

“On the other end of the call was Atlas, her […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

‘Hi my name is Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way and […]

Review: Firstlife by Gena Showalter

Review: Firstlife by Gena Showalter

“Over the years, the world has been divided into two […]

Review: The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

Review: The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

“The Crown’s Game is an old one, older than the […]

Review: Alice by Christina Henry

Review: Alice by Christina Henry

“‘I wish I were a Magician,’ she thought. ‘I’d find […]

Review: Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

Review: Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

“I breathe in. I breathe out. The sky’s full of […]

Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

“‘It’s not what you think,’ the horsefly said.” A few […]

Review: So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane

Review: So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane

“Believe something and the Universe is on its way to […]