Dystopian Review: The Maze Runner

After The Hunger Games changed the world of YA fiction, The Maze Runner was the first big YA dystopian book written, well, for boys. Naturally, people ate it up. It was a refreshing idea by a male author about a male character that didn’t involve “the big choice” (Hunger Games‘s “reaping” or Divergent‘s “decision … Continue reading

Exodus: Gods and Kings — BellyFlop

When the movie Noah came out, there was an uproar. Blog posts left and right, commands to go see it, commands to stay away, and more offensive and defensive action than in a football game. Thus, when the next Bible-based major motion picture released — Exodus: Gods and Kings — we were all … Continue reading

Dystopian Review: Divergent Series & Movies

I write dystopian fiction. That being said, it would make sense that I read and review dystopian fiction. So, on the last Wednesday of every month, I’m going to review a dystopian book or movie — both in the non-Christian and Christian market. This Wednesday, in light of the release … Continue reading

Another Cinderella Story. . .And Why I Loved It

For some reason, the Cinderella story is the fairytale redone most often. It can be easily disguised in the time period of your choice, leaping over boundaries between realistic or fantasy. And it’s gripping every time. Frankly, Cinderella’s never been my go-to fairytale. I’m more of a Beauty and the … Continue reading