Category Archives: Reviews

Peter & the Starcatchers: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough This is a review of the touring theatrical production, which I saw last weekend at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.  The show is based on the children’s novel of the same name, by Dave Barry … Continue reading


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WWW Wednesday 1-29-14

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next? Continue reading


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End Of The Year Reading

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The winter holiday season has always seemed to me to be a good time to strike out beyond my usual reading preferences. Maybe that’s a relic from the childhood years when adult relatives would give me the books they thought … Continue reading


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Enchanted: A Very Short Review

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By Brenda W. Clough So it came out in 2007 — I was busy then.  Only this month did I get a chance to see Enchanted, the Disney movie starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and James Marsden. What a delightful … Continue reading


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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: A Very Short Review

By Brenda W. Clough  The besetting difficulty with the trilogy form is the middle volume. Or, in the case of The Hobbit, it’s the middle film. To inclue the new reader or viewer, yet without boring the returning fan. To … Continue reading


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WWW Wednesday 12/18

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next? • What … Continue reading


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Frozen: A Very Short Review

By Brenda W. Clough  I believe I can remember seeing my first Walt Disney animated movie. It was Sleeping Beauty. I see from IMDB that this came out in 1959, so that would be just about right. If anyone wants … Continue reading


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WWW Wednesday 11-27-2013

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. • What did you recently finish reading? Anne Bronte, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall–the Victorian 50 Shades of Grey! Reading that, it was interesting reflecting that these three vicarage spinsters had within a year or … Continue reading


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WWW Wednesday 11-13-2013

• What are you currently reading?

I’m in NaNoWriMo mode, so I am plowing my way through first editing one manuscript and finishing another. But I find I need distraction after a writing day, and sometimes a book is the perfect distraction. I’ve been picking up a lot of comfort reads, books I’ve previously enjoyed, with the occasional new book. Continue reading


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What I’m Reading – The Hospice Edition

When I packed to travel out of state to help care for my best friend and her family during her final weeks of life, I had no idea how long I would be away. The ereader my daughter had passed … Continue reading


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