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TV Recap: iZombie is finally here!

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Zombies. There’s been The Walking Dead and Warm Bodies, and zombies are still all the rage. iZombie recently aired (March 17). I heard about it sometime last year and have been waiting for it desperately. I can’t seem to get enough of the whole zombie genre (The Walking Dead is one of my favourite shows on TV). Another big reason I was super excited for this show is that Rob Thomas co-wrote and directed it. He’s well-known for Veronica Mars (another favourite). The iZombie trailer alone reminded me of the flare the show Veronica Mars had—quick-witted, intelligent humour, a likable, strong-willed female character, a colourful and diverse group of secondary characters, and mysteries you can’t wait to be solved.   Continue reading

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Book Haul: Building My Library: Spring Reads

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Building My Library is my personal weekly book haul meme. I share the books that I’m adding to my reading collection. This will include: books I buy from the store or online, borrow from friends or the public library,  advanced reading copies (books for review), gifts, audio books, and ebooks.

Spring is here! Or, so says my calendar. Do you know what that means? Time for some Spring/Summer reads! The buzz has already started for some titles, and so far, I’ve managed to get my hands on a few of them from publishers and bought some books that I’ve just been dying to read too.

Here are the books that are calling my shelves home this week:

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Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton 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