ARCs · Authors/Writers · Book Review · Books · Education · Family · Family Dynamics · Favorite Books · identity · Literature · Love · Metaphysical Fiction · mystery · Parents and Parenting · Reading · Review · School · speculative fiction · Time

Why You Need to Read: “Daughter from the Dark”

Daughter from the Dark By: Marina and Sergey Dyachenko Published: 2006 in Russian; February 11, 2020 in English Translated by: Julia Meitov Hersey Genre: Metaphysical/Speculative Fiction/Psychological             Aspirin had to admit—he was his own worst enemy. He’d brought it on himself: the first time when he did not leave the girl alone where she was, and… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Daughter from the Dark”

Book to Media Adaptations · Books · Children's Fiction · Christianity · Coming-of-Age · Education · Family · Family Dynamics · Fantasy · Favorite Books · Gender Roles · His Dark Materials · identity · Literature · Middle Grade Books · mystery · Parents and Parenting · Reading · Religion · religious beliefs · Review · speculative fiction · TV · TV Show Review · Young Adult Fiction

TV Episode Review: “His Dark Materials: The Spies”

The episode starts with a reminder that “The Gobblers” are kidnapping children—and keeping them in nets, cages and locked rooms—and have been discreet, until the Gyptians started to track their movements. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter abuses her connections with the Magisterium in order to find Lyra. And, it’s obvious that while Mrs. Coulter wants Lyra back,… Continue reading TV Episode Review: “His Dark Materials: The Spies”

Book to Media Adaptations · Books · Children's Fiction · Christianity · Coming-of-Age · Education · Family · Family Dynamics · Fantasy · Favorite Books · Gender Roles · His Dark Materials · Literature · Middle Grade Books · mystery · Parents and Parenting · Reading · Religion · religious beliefs · Review · speculative fiction · TV · TV Show Review · Young Adult Fiction

TV Episode Review: “His Dark Materials: The Idea of North”

The episode wastes no time resuming where it left off. Lyra Belaqua arrives in London with Mrs. Coulter, and Roger arrives in London to where the other kidnapped children are being held, including Billy Costa. Both children have no idea why there are wanted, but they have no choice but to go along with their… Continue reading TV Episode Review: “His Dark Materials: The Idea of North”