Reviews

 
Reviews


 
Summer Film Previews

Summer Film Previews

Summer Film Previews
1Mad Max: Fury Road
An action movie, boiled down, is a collection of set pieces – big moments of adrenaline that justify the ticket price. Examples include a chase scene, an explosive finale, and a big fight between your stars.
“Mad Max: Fury Road” is three chase scenes connected by deliciously pulpy


Book Buzz: The Power of Love, Not Love Stories

Book Buzz: The Power of Love, Not Love Stories

Book Buzz: The Power of Love, Not Love Stories
How much of yourself will you give up for the people you care about? When they are threatened, where do you find the strength to defend them? Love’s powerhouse lies in the human soul of an individual. One person, not a couple. It fuels romance and


ECHOES – Tired, Worn Out and Over It. Ignoring the Echoes and Listening to God’s Voice

ECHOES – Tired, Worn Out and Over It. Ignoring the Echoes and Listening to God’s Voice

ECHOES – Tired, Worn Out and Over It. Ignoring the Echoes and Listening to God’s Voice
by Stephanie D. Moore
The repetitions of my past echoed in my soul… and led me to the melodic life-giving heartbeat of what remained.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered who it was staring back at


Book Buzz:  Priceless

Book Buzz: Priceless

Book Buzz: Priceless
by Lucie Smoker
Whether you want to solve a puzzle or connect to a great family, this month’s stories offer up true magnificence in the art of words. Perfect for National Poetry Month, they give us meaning, a few heart palpitations and those priceless laughing tears.
The Game Master by Oklahoma word


Book Buzz: Interview with Ally Carter

Book Buzz: Interview with Ally Carter

All Fall Down: A Book Buzz Interview with Ally Carter
by Lucie Smoker
Bestselling young adult author, Ally Carter, was shaped by her Oklahoma upbringing. In her new mystery, 16-year-old Grace Blakely knows her mother was murdered. She witnessed the whole thing. Now nobody believes her. Labeled crazy and difficult, she’s banished to grandfather’s place—the


Upcoming Movies

Upcoming Movies

Upcoming Movies
by Jacob Oller
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
J.R.R Tolkien’s works exist in a complicated and expansive fictional world that can be hard to dive into.
The Lord of the Rings films held our hands throughout, gave us a nice mix of action and story, and focused on the trials


Book Buzz: Holiday Reading You Never Expected

Book Buzz: Holiday Reading You Never Expected

Book Buzz: Holiday Reading You Never Expected
by Lucie Smoker
Under tinsel, wrapping paper and bows, the kids will find magic, wisdom and … uh, tumbleweed?
Holiday mystery: Greenglass House by Kate Milford
“Being surprised isn’t always a bad thing,” says Mrs. Nora Pine when the guest bell rings like a gulp of cold air.


Oklahoma! A movie review

Oklahoma! A movie review

Oklahoma! A movie review
By Tim Farley
The movie “Oklahoma!” has, for generations, been a cinematic and stage hit with its themes of family, work, pride and boundless optimism. So, it was a tremendous day when the special remastering of the movie was shown at Oklahoma City Community College recently.
Long before Jane Jayroe, Carrie


Book Buzz:  Ch-Ch-Changes

Book Buzz: Ch-Ch-Changes

Book Buzz: Ch-Ch-Changes
by Lucie Smoker
Autumn brings crisp, cool stories about changing worlds, transforming hearts and bettering ourselves. The one thing we can count on in life is change.
Historical Fiction: All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr
In a walled city on the northern coast of occupied France, leaflets rain down


Book Buzz

Book Buzz

Book Buzz
By Lucie Smoker
Suspense slow-burns your brain, activates your survival instincts and sends your pulse racing, your mind grasping for answers. Celebrate Hitchcock’s birthday on August 13 with the smokin’ charcoal of summer fiction. You won’t be able to stop reading.
Romantic suspense: Vanished by Kendra Elliott
Tense, every moment counts when an