‘The Great Gatsby’ pushed back to summer 2013

Cross-posted from entertainment.nbcnews.com

By Jill Serjeant, Reuters

The movie remake of “The Great Gatsby,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, has been moved for release to the summer of 2013 from December 2012, putting it out of contention for this year’s Oscars.

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Year Zero Review

Year Zero Review

A talking parrot and his sidekick vacuum cleaner. Boring pluhhhs Funky aliens who are into reality TV- oh, and pirating music from planet Earth. Which apparently has created quite a problem to the survival of the human race. If it sounds good so far, buckle up, you’re in for a wild ride. Continue reading

New “Back To Classics” Section!

Good news! For all of you readers who arent exactly up to snuff on your classic reading list, I have decided to add a new section to the blog called “Back to classics”. In it I will be trying to make a dent in my to-read classic list, and posting my reviews to let you all know what I thought of each book. Hopefully it will help you decide whether or not to read some of your own list items, or at least which ones to prioritize. Of course, as always, opinions welcomed! (Wanted! Needed! Come on people, hit me with your best shot!)

High Percentage Wellness Steps Review

High Percentage Wellness Steps Review

I wasn’t exactly looking to read another health book, per se. I’m not exactly “crunchy”, but I figure I do okay compared to the average joe, especially since my switch to vegetarianism four years ago, although I still enjoy the occasional (or um, daily) sweets and other “bad” foods. But when I started flipping through this book, the premise really intrigued me- small, easy steps that I can take that will make the biggest difference in keeping myself healthy in order to prevent illness in the first place. Sounded pretty good to me, so I picked up the book and gave it a go. Read more

Artifice Review

Artifice Review

Artifice [ahr-tuh-fis]: noun

1. A clever trick or stratagem;
2. Trickery; guile; craftiness.

Are there unseen forces behind the political, social, and religious changes that have played out throughout history? Who are we, and why are we here? Is there a singular, malevolent agenda behind society’s rapid descent into immorality? Read more

Hello world!

Welcome to thegrapevine book reviews! I am so excited to launch my new blog dedicated to keeping readers informed about the latest in up-and-coming books, authors, as well as reviews, news and commentary. Things might be kinda slow and perhaps a little buggy as I try to get the ball rolling- I’m kind of new to blogging, so if anybody has any comments or suggestions, please let me know! Just check out the About page for contact info, or leave a comment anywhere, I would love to hear your thoughts on ways to improve the site! Thanks, enjoy! – Johanna (littwit89)