Beautifully, Wondrously, Heartbreaking | Review of ‘Heartless’


By Cynthia Ayala

Heartless by Marissa Meyer
Feiwel & Friends
Image Credit: Goodreads

All Catherine wants is to be a baker and open a shop as the best baker in all of Wonderland. But at the time when the King is expected to propose to her, Cath meets Jest, the Kings new mysterious court Jester. Soon her curiosity blossoms into love and at the risk of upsetting her parents and the King, the pair enter into a secret courtship. But fate is a fickle thing, a dangerous thing that may tear Cath, and all of Wonderland, apart.

Published November 8, 2016, by Feiwel & Friends, Heartless by Marissa Meyer is a standalone novel that takes gives readers a fantastical new retelling on the origins of Lewis Carroll’s famed Queen of Hearts.
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Weekly Reading List #82


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope everyone is having a wonderful week and day. So much to do and so little time for everything that I need to do. But as a reader, I must read, so check out this latest reading list and see where it takes me. I’m already halfway through Blood of the Cosmos, but as it’s a 600+ page book, it’s going to take me a little bit to read with everything else going on in my life. But here’s what’s following it! Happy reading!
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Colorful, Adventurous, but Poorly Written | Review of ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’


By Cynthia Ayala

Alice Through the Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter & Anne Hathaway
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

    —IMDB

Another vibrant whimsical film following Alice (Mia Wasikowska) through Wonderland and Time in order to save her best friend, The Mad Hatter. Why? Because he Mad Hatter has gone Mad, and not in a good way…or so everyone thinks. This leads Alice through an adventure of time travel, but Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) warned her that she cannot change the past, only learn from it.
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Week 50 2013 | Part 1 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Justice League 3000 #1 Yesterday Lives! All right folks, DC Comics has brought to us a new Justice League comic, this one set I the 31st century.  The story within this comic is that the greatest heroes that ever lived are back, and ready to do their jobs.  But these guys are not the same people from the past.  They are clones, created by Cadmus and a pair of twins who are often called “The Wonder Twins”.  See what they did there?  But in their genetic creation, some of their memories are blank, and they have not … Continue reading Week 50 2013 | Part 1 | Comic Reviews

So You Think You Can Dance Format—I Don’t Like It


I don’t like the new format that FOX has here for the show.  I liked the two night showcase.  We get to vote for those that we want to and then the next night we get to see who gets voted off.  Instead, we see them dance and that very same night, we see someone go home.  What if we wanted to vote for one of those people that wanted to go home?  But no, the FOX network decided to be stupid and make it a one night thing.  I liked the group dances, I liked the solos, I liked … Continue reading So You Think You Can Dance Format—I Don’t Like It