Word Nerd Review: The Kate Daniels Series by Ilona Andrews

Word Nerd Review: The Kate Daniels Series – Ilona Andrews by Trisha Quezada I’ve really developed a love for Urban Fantasy lately. As a kid, I read all the fantasy I could get my hands on, but always day dreamed about what it would be like if there was magic and adventure NOW. This genre…

Word Nerd Review: Mortal Enemy

Word Nerd Review: Mortal Enemy by Nicholas Ryan Howard by Trisha Quezada I finished Mortal Enemy about a week ago and I have to say that it’s a perfect book to release on Halloween. There’s a detailed summary about the book already posted here, so I won’t go into plot details (plus I don’t want…

Word Nerd Review: Pompom Pokemon

Word Nerd Review: Pompom Pokemon – Sachiko Susa by Trisha Quezada We’re a Pokemon obsessed family and I have a not-so-secret love of crafts and projects. So I was super excited when Pompom Pokemon arrived on my doorstep. For those of you who aren’t up on the arts and crafts, yarn pompoms are showing up…

Word Nerd Review: The Novice – Summoner Book 1

The Novice: Summoner Book 1 – Taran Matharu by Trisha Quezada The Novice is a great introduction to fantasy novels for middle grade readers. It follows the journey of Fletcher, an orphan who summons a rare demon and has to flee his hometown because he seriously injures the son of the most powerful man in…

Word Nerd Review: Red Queen

Word Nerd Review: Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard by Trisha Quezada The last book in Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series was just released in May so it’s the perfect time to sit down with the stack, pick up the first book, and spend a weekend with Mare Barrow. In a world segregated by the color of…

Word Nerd Review: The Hazel Wood

Word Nerd Review – The Hazel Wood – Melissa Albert by Trisha Quezada Sometimes bad luck is just bad luck. Sometimes it’s more than it seems. When you’re raised on fairy tales it’s impossible to tell the difference. Alice Proserpine has had bad luck follow her for her whole life. When her mysterious and reclusive grandmother,…

Jason Liles at San Diego Comic Con

Jason Liles at San Diego Comic Con During this years SDCC, we caught up with friend of the show, Jason Liles. Jason talked with us more about the entire experience of playing George in Rampage. He took us through his training and preparation process all the way through the Red Carpet Premiere.  

Word Nerd Review: The City of Brass

Word Nerd Review – The City of Brass – S.A. Chakraborty by Trisha Quezada The City of Brass is set in the Middle East, beginning in Cairo and continuing across the desert to the island of the djinn. When Nahri, an orphan thief and con artist with a talent for healing, accidentally summons a demon while…

Word Nerd Review: Mortal Engines – Philip Reeve

Word Nerd Review: Mortal Engines – Philip Reeve by Trisha Quezada Amidst the arguments Bryan and my husband had about the movie version of Ready Player One, we got to talking about the upcoming movie version of Mortal Engines. I tend to be a purist about movie adaptations of books so I typically don’t see…

Word Nerd Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznik

Word Nerd Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznik by Trisha Quezada This is a story of loss and belonging told through a combination of pictures and text. It’s not exactly a graphic novel, nor is it a traditional picture book. Filled with incredibly detailed full- page pencil drawings that take the place…