Category: Movies

Get This: Indi Reviews

Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Music from the Motion Picture

 

Jenny – “A Boy Named Queen” by Sara Cassidy

Cathie Sue – “Move It, Miss Macintosh” by Peggy Robbins Janousky and Meghan Lands

Karl – “Voracious Vol One: Diners, Dinosaurs & Dives” by Mariksan Naso and Jason Muhr

Kelly – “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol 1: BFF” by Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder

Adrienne – “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 30th Anniversary Soundtrack” Now Playing Podcast, September 16, 2016

When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

We review “When Everything Feels Like the Movies” by debut and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature author, Raziel Reed. Interview with “The National” available on YouTube

Karl’s read alike recommendation: “Sprout” by Dale Peck

Cousins is Cousins: Indi Reviews

Jenny: “Night Animals” by Gianna Marino
Karl: “Armada” by Ernest Cline
Adrienne: “As If: The Oral History of Clueless As Told By Amy Heckerling, the Cast, and the Crew” by Jen Chaney

Nothing Is Impossible: Indi Reviews

In which we did nothing so that we could be impossible. Our indi reviews.

Karl – “Beautiful Music for Ugly Children” by Kristin Cronn-Mills
Jenny – “Get the Scoop on Animal Poop” by Dawn Cusick
Adrienne – Maze Runner movie review
Emma – “Shh! We Have a Plan” by Chris Haughton

Mother’s and Father’s: Indi Reviews

Our mom’s and dad’s would be so proud. Our individual reviews of…

“Adventures of Superhero Girl” by Faith Erin Hicks
“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell (This was Karl’s pick, you can read Adrienne’s review here)
“Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
“Frozen” the movie
“Ball” by Mary Sullivan (compatible with “Banana!” by Ed Vere)

Ernest Cline: A Real Genius

Ernest Cline

This? This is ice. This is what happens to water when it gets too cold. This? This is Ernie. This is what happens when nerds writes books and movies. Total awesomeness!!

Our very special episode SPOILER interview with “Ready Player One” author Ernest Cline. Check out his website for the Easter egg hunt and you, yes, you could win a DeLorean.

emily in the delorean            adrienne and delorean

CYA thanks Hardesty Center for Fab Lab in Tulsa, Booksmart Tulsa, and Cathie Sue for setting up the interview and Ernest Cline for being so wonderfully gracious. It’s always a great day when you can sit in a DeLorean.

Ready Player One book coversready player one cover

 

Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire & Its Legacy

Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin (Random House website)

Roll call question from Rummanah Aasi: What are your reading pet peeves?

Topic: “Non-white heroes the kiss of death in the marketplace,” by Gerritson, Tess. Murderati. 2011, May, 17.

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
To Twinkle: Lola & the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement Moore
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
Garden Trug

Karl
Lost by Jacqueline Davies
Turntable.fm
Christine Lavin and her song “Air Conditioner(YouTube)
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen

Jenny
Queen of Sheba
Psalms of Isaac series by Ken Scholes
Wayne CoyneThe Womb

Emily
Game of Thrones on HBO
Roadside Assistance
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead by Joe Cross (Documentary)

Adrienne
So You Think You Can Dance update
50 Documentaries to See Before You Die on Current TV hosted by Morgan Spurlock
Feed by M.T. Anderson (audio version)

 Upcoming

6 children’s books

  •      If rocks could sing  by Leslie McGuirk
  •     Press Here by Herve Tullet
  •     Perfect Square by Michael Hall
  •     A Suitcase Surprise for Mommy  by Cat Cora
  •     This Plus That : Life’s Little Equations by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  •     Shout! Shout It Out! by Denise Fleming

City of Fallen Angels and the entire TMI series by Cassandra Clare
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth, or, Prisoner of Your Own Device

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins

Lynne Rae Perkins – author website

Roll Call Question:
What book would you like wiped from your memory?

Topic:
Book Covers
That Cover Girl
Books by Their Covers
Book Cover Archive
Jacket Knack
Jacket Whys
Txt-based Blogging: Gender and YA Books

Worst Covers
After the MomentBlessings BeadGeek CharmingGray BabyMockingjay

Best Covers

Space Between Trees by Katie WilliamsBlanketsFloating IslandsLeverageHourglassFeedRing of Endless LightSweetlyReplacement

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
Crows of Pearl Blossom by Aldous Huxley (Amazon)
Across the Universe by Beth Revis (book website)

Emily
SitStayArt

Jenny
Star-Crossed by Elizabeth Bunce (author website)
Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (author website)
Tangled (the movie)
Gabriella’s Italian Restaurant in Norman, OK

Karl
Nutsy Bolts
Remember to release the emergency brake!

Adrienne
What Adrienne Thinks About That
Demand Patrick Rothfuss (Tour Schedule)

Upcoming Books
Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
Red Glove by Holly Black

7 Picture Books and Snow-klahoma!

Banana by Ed Vere

Banana by Ed Vere

Stalling by Alan Katz

Stalling by Alan Katz

Shark vs Train by Chris Barton

Shark vs Train by Chris Barton

Two Dumb Ducks by Maxwell Eaton

Two Dumb Ducks by Maxwell Eaton

Big Rig Bugs by Kurt Cyrus
Big Rig Bugs by Kurt Cyrus
Phileas's Fortune by Agnes de Lestrade

Phileas's Fortune by Agnes de Lestrade

13 Words by Lemony Snicket

13 Words by Lemony Snicket

Axecop (Cathie Sue mentioned during the Shark vs Train discussion)

Roll Call Question: What young adult or children’s author would you like to see write adult books?

Cathie Sue: Blake Nelson

Emily: Joss Whedon

Jenny: Jonathan Stroud

Karl: Mo Willems (a non-fiction book)

Adrienne: Holly Black, Margo Lanagan, David Lubar

Topic:
Adult authors writing children and young adult; Wikipedia Book of Author Entries and Plain Text Doc
BitchMedia’s 100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader and the controversy
Amelia Bloomer Project

Recommendations:
Emily
Wolfsnail: Backyard Predator by Sarah C. Campbell
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (publish date September 13, 2011)

Jenny (not on recording)
Poisons of Caux series by Suzannah Applebaum
Gabriela’s Restaurant and Bakery in Norman, OK

Karl
Tank Girl (movie)
Stay warm

Adrienne
True Grit by Charles Portis – see the movie and read the book
Greek on ABC Family and Netflix Instant
PBS Masterpiece Theater Downton Abbey – available online until February 22, 2011, and on Netflix Instant

Upcoming Books:
As Easy as Falling of the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins (2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults)

Grim Legacy by Polly Shulman (2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults)

Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen (debut)