Author Archives: Hijinks Crochet

Captain America

Captain America

Can't get any more red, white, and blue

Summary: The origin of patriotic Captain America, and how he saves the world from Nazis. (14)

Review: A good origin story; wonderful acting; comedy, drama, and action all blended well. (13)

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Victoria Beckham Love <3

That Extra Half an Inch by Victoria Beckham

Posh is Posh

Summary: Fashion tips from Victoria Beckham. (5)

Review: Good advice, learned a few tips, Beckham mostly talks about how she does style. (14)

Yes, I did watch a Miley Cyrus movie.

The Last Song

Ah... no.

Summary: City girl meets “Southern” rich boy. Falls in love. Sad twist. (11)

Review: Have you seen a Nicolas Sparks movie/ read his books? It’s typical like that. (14)

Other Notes: There’s a book, and I did read it. It’s about the same. (12)

More Cookies!!

500 Cookies by Philippa Vanstone

More delious cookies?!

Summary: 500 cookies recipes! (3)

Review: Simple and yummy recipes. You’re given a simple recipe and then some variations. (13)

Gay and Delusional

Barrel Fever by David Sedaris

I forgot to take a picture this time!

Summary: Short stories and essays that mostly discuss gay men and delusional women. (12)

Review: “SantaLand Diaries” was great. Loved the essays. Short stories were depressing. (11)

Nicolas Cage Magic!

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Nic Cage with a great hairpiece!

Summary: Kid is destined to be a sorcerer.

Review: That girl is completely useless. Just a special effects movie. Bad plot.

Disney Frogs and Princesses

The Princess and the Frog

Another Disney fairy tale

Summary: A prince is turned into a frog, and asks a girl to kiss him. (14)

Review: Not my favorite Disney princess film. Leads are boring. Side characters more interesting. (13)

 

Cookies!

The Gourmet Cookie Book

Yum!

Summary: Cookie recipes from 1941-2009 from Gourmet magazine. (7)

Review: Nice, tasty, difficulty varies from beginner to hard. Gives brief history for each recipe. (14)

Animals with Human Feelings

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

Looks cute, but it's dark stuff.

Summary: Collection of short stories about animals. (6)

Review: Entertaining stories about everyday life, but with animals. Kind of depressing sometimes. (12)

How Two-Faced Women Are

Bad Teacher

My hero

Summary: Cameron Diaz as a teacher who wants to date Justin Timberlake because he’s rich. (14)

Review: Very funny! Somethings now fully wrapped up or explained, but it’s what was expected. (14)