The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnessesContinue reading “The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris”

Volkov Bratva Series Review

Hi ya’ll, I’m going to review this series as a trilogy instead of as individual books, because I kinda read them all in one weekend…. whoops! Makes it hard to distinguish where one book leaves off and another begins when you do that. The Volkov Bratva books are a Russian Mafia romance set in NewContinue reading “Volkov Bratva Series Review”

The Lucky One – a film review

The Lucky One is a romantic-drama, based on the book of the same name, written by Nicolas Sparks. Released in 2012, it stars Zac Efron (“Logan”), Taylor Schilling (“Beth”), and Blythe Danner (“Ellie”). Trailer (via Youtube) While I don’t think that any “Sparks” movie could ever come close to topping the masterpiece that is TheContinue reading “The Lucky One – a film review”

Movie Review – We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall (2006) is an amazing movie. It is based on a true story. In 1970, a plane carrying the university’s football team, athletic staff and assorted other members of the community crashed just outside of town, on a return trip from an out-of-state game. All 75 people on board died. I think this remainsContinue reading “Movie Review – We Are Marshall”