Rebellions are Built on Hope – A Review of Rogue One

It’s a dark time for rebellion in a galaxy far, far away. Rumors of a huge weapon that the Empire is creating are keeping the Rebel Alliance Intelligence officers busy. One young woman, pulled from her home and family, holds the key to helping the Rebel Alliance keep the galaxy safe. Jyn Erso goes from chains to freedom in her pursuit to escape the Empire and follow the path to the weapon’s plans.

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OLW_2017One Little Word for 2017

Hi everyone! I am so happy that you’re with me in 2017. How crazy is it that it’s already 2017?
If your 2016 has been anything like mine, you experienced some highs and lows–now we have 2017. I predict awesome things for 2017. For you, and me both!

The last couple of years, I have been doing Ali Edwards’ One Little Word (OLW) project,

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It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading via It’s Monday, What are You Reading?… Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome. The good news is that I surpassed my goal for the week–I ended up at 164 books read.

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AlwaysReiding_StarWarsRogueOne

As a loud and proud geek, I’m sure you’ve been waiting to hear about my take on Rogue One: A Star Wars Tale or whatever it is currently being called. This is THAT post.

When the Rogue One #3 trailer dropped earlier this week, I abstained from watching it for a day or two. Yes, it’s crazy to think that someone like me seeing Episode VII in the theatre 4 times would want to wait,

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AlwaysReiding_TheForceAwakensI’ve mentioned that we have seen Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens a few times in the theatre. So far, it has been three times. Tomorrow, Sunday, we are seeing it for the fourth and last time in the theatres. AMC is only offering four promotional prints, and I think it has been amazing to see the types of records a film of this has broken already.

When I heard there was a novelization that filled in some of the movie’s more noticeable holes,

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AlwaysReiding_MAIL!

This little puppy is in my hands (preordered in 2015, so that I still make the TBR challenge) and am digging into it. While we’ve seen the movie three times, I heard there were a few pieces of information edited or left out of the movie. Hitfix has an article detailing changes, and I can’t wait to see if this ‘colors’ my experience with seeing the movie for the last time this Sunday.

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