Local Tourist: Coming Soon

Posted May 31, 2019 by shooting in Personal / 10 Comments

It’s Local Tourist day – where you link up any posts about exploring near where you live. As always, I’m co-hosting with Dara from Not In Jersey. Unfortunately, I’m sick, so I didn’t have time to really get this post together. Therefore, I’m going to leave the link-up so you can share your posts if […]

Help Me Celebrate My 12 Year Blogoversary

Posted May 26, 2019 by shooting in Discussion / 27 Comments

This August, my blog, Shooting Stars Mag, turns 12. In honor of that huge blogoversary, I’d really like to do a big blog-wide celebration. This might start in August, but it might also start in July to give me more time. Basically, I’d like to work with at least 12 other blogs this summer. The […]

Early Movie Reviews: Booksmart + Rocketman

Posted May 20, 2019 by shooting in TV/Movies / 32 Comments

Due to early access screenings, I was able to see both Booksmart and Rocketman this past weekend before commercial release. Booksmart comes out on Friday, May 24 and Rocketman will be released on Friday, May 31. I’m going to share some brief thoughts today on the movies…but really, I highly recommend seeing both! Booksmart: A […]

The Doctor’s Secret by Heidi Cullinan

Posted May 9, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 28 Comments

The Doctor’s Secret by Heidi Cullinan Review by Lauren Source: copy from Dreamspinner Press; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Dr. Hong-Wei Wu has come to Copper Point, Wisconsin, after the pressures of a high-powered residency burned him out of his career before he started. Ashamed of letting his family down […]

Love and Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford

Posted May 7, 2019 by shooting in Book Review / 22 Comments

Love & Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford Review by Lauren Source: ARC from ALA Midwinter Official Summary (add to Goodreads): The Weyward family has been haunted by a curse for generations—if a Weyward falls in love before their seventeenth birthday, the person they love dies. Sam doesn’t plan to fall for anyone in the […]