Imagination Illustrated: The Jem Henson Journal

Jim Henson is clearly one of the creative/imaginative geniuses of our time. He was taken from our world way too soon. There have been plenty of books which talk of his genius, or his roots, but there have been no books that get to his process, or show exactly what his mind was thinking of and how he translated that to paper–until now. Imagination Illustrated is the perfect book for the creative or Henson fan in your life.

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Cobalt Squadron

Cobalt Squadron is a book supplimentary to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Featuring a bright cast of characters new and old, the story focuses on Rose Tico and her sister Paige. Rose is new to this Rebellion thing, but she’s lucky she can fly with her sister. In addition to the history they share (having grown up on the same planet and in the same household), the two share a similar medallion.

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Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and my Father, Warren Jeffs

Rachel Jeffs was born to a mother and a father. But she ended up with many more mothers by the time she’d grown up, thanks in part to her father, Warren Jeffs, and his speaking on behalf of the prophet. In Breaking Free, Jeffs explores the darker, somewhat discouraging side of living the ‘principle’ (aka polygamy in the FLDS church).

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Princess Saves Herself

the princess saves herself in this one

I should preface this by saying that I don’t normally read poetry. However, something within this slight tome drew me in and told me to pick it up at the bookstore. A signed copy, of a Barnes and Noble exclusive edition, made me fall in love with the act of poetry and see the things I’ve got in my head in a different way.

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Each year, Sheila from Book Journey takes us through a really cool blog tour–where we talk about the first book we intend to read in the brand new year.

I’ve been participating for a few years, and it is always fun. Last year, I read the novelization for ‘Rogue One’ and you can see me in this shot, with the book. I LOVED this book.
But,

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Always Our Princess:: A Review of Leia, A Princess of Alderaan

This is a book that is supposed to pave the way for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you haven’t yet seen the movie, I’m going to be spoiler-free as much as possible.

Leia is a princess of Alderaan, and she realizes she’s more and more alone as she gets older. Her parents are busy with their social life,

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. While I haven’t read a lot lately,  I’ve been on a Star Wars kick (It’s THAT time of year, right?)… Yay! But we’ve also been doing a few other things… And I’m busy with all of the things I need to do before the end of the year.

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. I read a couple of things last week that I am working on reviews for. I have a bunch of posts I need to edit, because I am still on the mend, it’s been pretty crazy.

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It’s Monday! What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. First, I want to say that we saw Hamilton over the weekend, and it was marvellous!

More on that later, because it’s all about books today, right?

Right now I’m reading a few Murder She Wrote books,

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Star War: Empire’s End (Aftermath #3/3)

In the final book of the Aftermath trilogy, Chuck Wendig concludes the epic storyline set between the Return of the Jedi and the Force Awakens.

The New Republic is looking for its enemy, now everyone is assembling for a final battle at Jakku–a remote desert planet nearly forgotten.

Grand Admiral Rae Sloane focuses on finding the person she once served,

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