Tag Archive | high school

Waiting on Wednesday: Anne & Henry by Dawn Ius

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly feature that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating. This week’s “can’t-wait-to-read” pick is:

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By Dawn Ius

In this wonderfully creative retelling of the infamous—and torrid—love affair between Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII, history collides with the present when a sizzling romance ignites in a modern-day high school.

Henry Tudor’s life has been mapped out since the day he was born: student body president, valedictorian, Harvard Law School, and a stunning political career just like his father’s. But ever since the death of his brother, the pressure for Henry to be perfect has doubled. And now he’s trapped: forbidden from pursuing a life as an artist or dating any girl who isn’t Tudor-approved. Continue reading

TV Review: Veronica Mars, Season 1

Veronica Mars, Season 1, 2004.

Meet Veronica.
She can be your best friend or your worst enemy.
She can be your hero or a royal pain.
You need a mystery solved? She’s your girl.
She’ll take favours, but she prefers payment in cash.

Neptune, California – home of the rich and the people who work for them. Life seemed perfect for Veronica Mars. About a year ago, she had it all: she was popular, she was friends with the rich “09-er” kids, she had a loving family, had a sweet and loving boyfriend, and a loyal best friend too. Next thing she knows, her best friend, Lily, whispers to her that she has a secret to tell her. Veronica never finds out what it was because soon after Lily is found murdered. Continue reading