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Book: As You Wish by Jackson Pearce (Genies #1)

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My fiance had recommended this book to me, having told me he really liked it in his youth. I personally don't believe he remembers the book other than the fact that a girl and a jinn fall in love, due to the fact that he forgot what the book was called and that was all he could describe to me when he asked me to find it, being the book nerd I am. So I found it and he was ecstatic. I had high hopes for this book when I started because he isn't much of a reader and for him to praise a book so highly was out of the norm. Finally we picked up the book from the library! As You Wish  by Jackson Pearce is about this girl named Viola who just recently had a break up. She goes into this major depressive state and internally wishes to "be whole again" that she accidentally summons a jinn. The jinn can't go back home until she's spent all three of her wishes! (SPOILER WARNING! START) Viola is in class, learning about Shakespeare, feeling sorry for herself, when a mysteri

Book: Marked by P.C. Cast & Kristen Cast (House of Night #1)

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Next up on our list of book transcriptions is Marked  by P.C. and Kristen Cast! A mother daughter team, if I remember correctly, wrote this wonderful series about vampires, deities and evil incarnate! I had seen these books around for a while before actually checking one out to read. I was personally avoiding it because I thought it was going to be a trashy vampiric romance kind of book, but I was proven wrong. I had come to enjoy the House of Night  series immensely and had kept up with it to a point. Now let's move on to the review! Warning, there will be spoilers, I was not really a spoiler-free child.

Manga: Planet Ladder by Yuri Narushima

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I am going to be completely honest... I have never  heard of this series before. I have read nearly every single title put out by TokyoPOP, my local library growing up having purchased a lot of them for their readers, but never had this one. I borrowed this from another library, very nice library it is but a very small manga section so far. Anyways, they have mostly newer manga, considering it is a newer library, they don't have many from the 2000s era of TokyoPOP manga, before they went bankrupt. So this series stood out to me, took me by surprise.

Book: The Stone Child by Dan Poblocki

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This is one of my earlier reviews, so I can say right now that I have absolutely no recollection of what this is about. This is the first of a few Dan Poblocki books that I read in my youth. Many schools nowadays have them added to the curriculum, I don't know why, along with Mary Downing Hahn books. This book wasn't memorable enough for me to even remember about it in my high school age, much less currently while I am an adult. But enough about the current day and age, let's go back in time to when my 13-year-old self read this particular story!

TV: Sherlock (Series 1)

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The famous Sherlock Holmes is back at it again on your television screen! Or at least he was... Sherlock  has since been completed back in 2017 but is still available on Netflix for your viewing pleasure. Now, Sherlock  is a modern adaptation of the infamous Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion, Doctor John Watson. Each season is only three episodes long each. Three . So I will try to keep things short and to the point.

K-Drama: Hi Bye, Mama!

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Hi Bye, Mama!  is a heart wrenching tale of a mother who lost her life and watches over her young child as a ghost. Spooky, am I right? But that's not the direction this K-Drama takes. It is a lovely story that guts you in the feels and makes you wish you could go in and fix everything yourself, like in Dramaworld, another kind of K-Drama...  but not really.

Anime: Mirai by Mamoru Hosoda

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This critically acclaimed film, Mirai  by Hosoda Mamoru, has caught my eye for a while now. There are many people who love this film to the point that it has ended up on Netflix! Time for me to see why it is so popular! Four-year-old Kun has a mother and a father, who is an architect. Kun has a new baby sister and has to learn how to deal with her being in his life now that it's not just him anymore. Throughout the film, we get to see Kun making choices and decisions and certain events that change his outlook on his younger sibling, even if it's just for a little while.