2020 Books Read #76-100

31 Dec

As 2020 comes to a close, here are #76-100 of books I read for the first time. Tom Taylor’s unique zombified approach to the DC universe in DCeased: Unkillables was the lone tome awarded with 5-stars.

2020 Picture Books #76-100

27 Dec

A writer reads. In my case… picture books. Here are 2020’s picture books #76-100 (those I read for the first time). I’ve recently discovered the publisher Familius which offers heartfelt yet funny books. For this collection, Thunderstorm Dancing was the lone honorary recipient of the coveted 5 star treatment.

2020 Picture Books #51-75

27 Dec

A writer reads. In my case… picture books. Here are 2020’s picture books #51-75 (those I read for the first time). I’ve recently discovered that Australian books truly speak to my heart and sense of humor. The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon, Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas, and A House is a House For Me are the honorarys recipient of the coveted 5 star treatment!

2020 Movies Watched #76-100

17 Oct

While, books are my medium for growth and learning, Given the short time investment, movies remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #76-100. Of the lot, one film: Captain Fantastic earned the coveted 5 stars. Yet twelve others were truly 4-star experiences.

2020 Books Read #51-75

13 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #51-75 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Greg Ames’s love letter to the queen city Buffalo Lockjaw and Mike Sacks’s insightful Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations With Today’s Top Comedy Writers earned the coveted 5-stars.

2020 Books Read #26-50

3 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #26-50 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, Haemin Sunim’s uplifting Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection was the lone tome to earn the coveted 5-star rating. Though each one provided a worthwhile experience.

2020 Books Read #1-25

3 Oct

Books are a chance to learn as well as study vast shelves of children’s literature. You are what you read, so it looks like I’m still a fun kid, ready to learn? (Yeah, let’s go with that) Here are books #1-25 (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, Batman Vol. 13 – City of Bane 2 was the lone tome to earn the coveted 5-star rating. Though each one provided a worthwhile experience.

2020 Movies Watched #51-75

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #51-75. Within this grouping, I completed my quest to watch every Disney full-length animated feature.

Of the lot, two films: Treasure Planet and Ashby earned the coveted 5 star treatment.

2020 Movies Watched #26-50

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #26-50. Within this grouping, I began my quest to watch every Disney full-length animated feature. Sadly, none of the films featured here earned the coveted 5 star treatment, though several scored high with 4 stars.

2020 Movies Watched #1-25

3 Oct

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies still remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2020’s movies #1-25. Among the lot, three came away having earned the coveted 5 star treatment: Yesterday, Marriage Story and Teen Titans GO! to the Movies.