Review: One Way or Another by Kara McDowell

Review: One Way or Another by Kara McDowell

One Way or Another by Kara McDowell is a Christmas book about destiny and self-acceptance. I enjoyed the discussions of mental health, which is pretty rare in holiday reads, and Paige’s character transforms throughout the book. One of my favourite parts is how both of her Christmas vacation options are depicted. This is such a cute holiday read that fans of Hallmark movies will love. Continue reading

Book vs. Movie: Fantastic Beasts

Book vs. Movie: Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an interesting book vs. movie to compare. It is actually an original and entertaining screenplay that spins off of a Hogwarts text book of the same name from the Harry Potter series that describes and accounts for all of the known magical beasts in the wizarding world. In this movie, viewers are introduced to the quirky Newt Scamander and quite a few of the incredible beasts that Rowling has imagined. The acting is impeccable and this is the storytelling that can only come from an author like J.K. Rowling. Continue reading