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Cop Racism: More Black People shot 'Accidentally'

I truly thought I would be covering something else today. Random and exciting. Sadly I saw this in the morning and felt I had to share it. Now I understand that being a police officer is a very hard job to take on and respect anyone who does so. But these kind of shootings need to stop. Like one of those says in The Young Turks video, cops have both lethal and non-lethal weapons for a reason. It is coming to a point where I genuinely believe people need to form some kind of private neighborhood watch force and only call cops when there is a lethal criminal in their mist. There were also at least two serious instances last year (including one where the man was still in his car) where lethal shooting of white people by cops were blatantly unnecessary. So while yes it has been mostly reported to be happening to black people, no race is completely safe from this. There needs to be action and juries need to stop letting these cops go with a slap on the wrist. The question should not be if …

Cover Reveal Fanfiction and Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays fellow bloggers and I am happy to share with you the cover for my wattpad fan fiction story Evil Strikes. Chapter One will be published January 15, 2016. Evil Strikes is my fan sequel to the Disney television show The Descendants. In this fan fiction novel new villain kids will emerge and Auradon will come to see a whole new danger emerge. Fan favorite's will also return.

Wattpad Account: Queendsheena12

Usually I post my fan fiction on Fanfiction,net (multiple accounts, like 5) but Wattpad has an interesting mix and I plan to post a few there. But most will remain on my other accounts. The current story up there is one I started on my old accounts but stopped. This upcoming one though is spanking new and only available there. If you are interested in seeing my other fan fiction work message me and I'll send you the username. Now unto the reveal.






Holy cover. Isn't it beautiful? The artist of this lovely creation works over at Cover Lust Designs. Visit an…

Waiting on Wednesday: Return to the Isle of the Lost : A Descendants Novel by Melissa De La Cruz

Waiting on Wednesday is held weekly by Breaking the Spine. This event spotlights upcoming releases bloggers are anxiously awaiting to get their hands on.

Today I am sharing a sequel to a book based off the popular Disney television movie The Descendants. 

Book: Return to the Isle of the Lost : A Descendants Novel

Release Date: May 3, 2016 (Book Depository) / May 24, 2016

Summary from The Book Depository: There's no place like home. Especially if home is the infamous Isle of the Lost. Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay haven't exactly turned their villainous noses up at the comforts of Auradon after spending their childhoods banished on the Isle. After all, meeting princes and starring on the Tourney team aren't nearly as terrible as Mal and her friends once thought they would be. But when they receive a mysterious invitation to return to the Isle, Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay can't help feeling comfortable in their old hood-and their old ways. Not everything is how they left it, tho…

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

I was supposed to do something else today but as this morning nothing else matters.

The trailer of the year, a lifetime has dropped and that is all I have to say. Watch the epic-ness below. Love you guys and I need to stop shaking (from the inside).

Click link below to see trailer now.

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer

Waiting on Wednesday: Passengers by Alexandra Bracken

Waiting on Wednesday is held weekly by Breaking the Spine. This event spotlights upcoming releases bloggers are anxiously awaiting to get their hands on.

This week's pick only recently caught my radar. But the story just has a certain kick that has me intrigued and ready to devour.

Book: Passengers by Alexandra Bracken

Release Date: January 5, 2016

Summary (The Book Depository) : In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles, but years from home. And she's inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she's never heard of. Until now. Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods-a powerful family in the Colonies-and the servitude he's known at their hands. But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of…

30 Seconds Promo and Apology

One of the sad realities of blogging is missing out or breaking promises. In November I was among the bloggers who gladly offered to help promote an upcoming sale for 30 Seconds by Chrys Fey. I was back in the blogging fray and ready to help. Unfortunately November turned out to not be exactly the perfect month with fatigue issues, watching a bad flu and getting diarrhea...twice. So I ended up missing the sale completely and Chrys's email sat on unnoticed. By the time I recalled it...yeah. I felt bad. But decided after some thinking to just do a regular promo for her book. As bloggers we are still human and will make mistakes. What we should do though after that is try to make up for it however we can.

30 Seconds Promotion

Blurb: When Officer Blake Herro agreed to go undercover in the Mob, he thought he understood the risks. But he's made mistakes and now an innocent woman has become their target. He's determined to protect her at all costs.
The Mob's death threat turns Dr…

Movie Chat

Hey everyone hope you are having a lovely Friday. Today I am just going to write about the movies I have seen recently since October.

Source: Wikipedia
I saw this movie in October and I really enjoyed it. HOT2 brought back the old gang along with some new characters namely Mavis and Johnny's son Dennis. A lot of the story has to do with Dracula not wanting Mavis to leave the hotel because she fear's for Dennis's safety since he is yet to become a vampire. If you loved the first movie I am sure you will probably like this too, Me personally I loved it. All the comedy, drama and characters were spot on. There were even some dark parts including a scary possession scene you need to see to believe. 
Peanuts (2015 film)

Source: Wikipedia
What can I say? Blue Sky did a fantastic job bringing the Peanut gang to life. Charlie Brown was Charlie Brown and Snoopy...damn he sort of stole the show a bit but in a good way. I don't want to give too much away so I will just say this m…

IWSG: December is here

Another IWSG has arrived and we all get to share our insecurities and other feelings with the world. Today though I am just glad to be back on the blogging front. Plus Check this Blog Out is back and each day I add up to five blog posts from around the web that I think you should take a look see.

However we are also in the month of December which means Christmas is just around the corner. Also my birthday came and went on Sunday. I didn't anything special that day but yesterday I treated my mother (and myself, no lie) to an evening feature of Mockingjay Part 2. We had a great time and that movie was a lovely send off to both an amazing book and movie franchise (I know they plan to do more movies in the future but for now this is the end). Now if only the Divergent movies could step up their game. A lot.

So thanks for stopping by. My next post will be on Friday and next week I will be starting book reviews again. I know exciting right?

And yes I mentioned December without any Chri…

New Laptop and Civil War Trailer

Yesterday was my birthday and it was a pretty ordinary day. No huge fanfare or anything. But wait...there was something special this year. One I am now thirty one and two...I now have a brand spanking new laptop! Yes folks on Friday I finally got a new fully functioning HP laptop. Now I can do all my work, keep up with you guys and yes...I can blog again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wooooh!!!!!!!!!!! Great news huh?

Civil War Trailer

Now one of my biggest movie mistakes was not going to see Captain America: Winter Soldier in theaters.

I vowed that the next Captain America movie was one I would not first see sitting at home. Last week has proven my decision to be the right one. When I saw the new trailer for Civil War my draw dropped and my mind just was wild. May 2016 is going to be epic.

Youtube and I were best friends that day. Oh my goodness the trailer was flawless and gave Batman vs. Superman a good kick in the teeth as far as I am concerned.

 Now I am not a Marvel or DC fanfirl, my i…

IWSG: The Writing Life

A writer's work is never done. The decision to lead such a life is filled with awe and headaches. But the pain is worth it my friends. Not in the end because for a writer there really is no end. Only new begginings. This month my focus goes between the writing for my freelance work and my own works whether for future publishing or just leisure. Yes writers we are allowed to write things never to see the light of day beyond our bedroom/book/computer/imagination.

This month will be another filled with both happiness and woe as the words either flow or struggle to come. But either way what I will not do is allow them to stop. Yes there will be breaks but those will not he allowed to become procrastination points. No fears to share this month because I am staring them down and telling them that I am unafraid and even though that is bull shit, I feel better claiming that anyway. Fear can only stop you if you let it and I won't. I hope whatever life you lead whether that of a writer…

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is held weekly by Breaking the Spine. This event spotlights upcoming releases bloggers are excited to read.

Today I will be sharing two of my own.

Book: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Release Date: November 10, 2015

Summary:Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.
Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long. Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters? Fans will not want to m…

WEP Halloween Challenge: A Rotten Legacy

Please Note: I will reserve all other posts for next week. So enjoy this jem until Monday. Thank you.

Today I am sharing my entry into the WEP Halloween Challenge: Youthful Frights VS Adult Fears. This challenge runs until Friday. For more info read on below then go unto my entry. A Rotten Legacy was a story I wrote a while back with intent to expand on it. But now I think it makes a cool short story with creepy undertones. You decide.

For this challenge, share a childhood fright that might or did turn into an adult fear, real or imagined.
To start the fun you can: 1.share a favorite frightening tale, movie, novel, photograph or painting that will leave us quaking in our boots a short paragraph describe how it scared you, and why it did and or still does today 3.then you can: a.    submit your own scary piece, 1000 words or less, in any format or b.    share a photograph or painting that captures the horror you've felt.

The movie that scared me as a child. Back in the hey day of VHS…

Pre-Order Book Nation

As you know I have been a book fan forever and one of the things I love doing is pre-ordering these babies, especially when I do so at a discount. Right now I am going to share some of my pre-orders (paperbacks) for 2015. Much love guys and thanks for popping by. :)

Little Devils: 2 by Tatum Flynn 

Release Date: January 14, 2016
Summary: Jinx's best friend Tommy, a human girl who ended up in hell after accidentally feeding her nasty stepfather to a circus lion, faces adventures of her own...The Bookseller's Children's Preview praised THE D'EVIL DIARIES as 'brilliantly funny and clever'. Don't miss the sequel!
I met Tatum online (Twitter) during a campaign for refugees. I got curious and checked out her author page and saw a book I had to buy. 

That book I finished reading in one day after it was delivered and I pre-ordered the sequel as soon as my next payment from freelancing came in. Just goes to show that you can find books in many ways.

Winter by Marissa …

Look Who's Back!

So happy to be back online today. It's funny how we take the simple things for granted in life. Right now it brings me close to tears to be a regular blogger again. Life and my own decisions kept me off for a bit but now I believe I have things under control? So on day one of being officially back I just want to say thank you to all who visit my blogvand extra to those who comment and keep in touch.

Right now I am excited to say I have become a regular on twitter and recently went to over 800 followers. I used to be more active on Facebook but hardly got any attention despite my best efforts. Twitter has been a different matter. Not only have I been communicating with others but I even get requests to check out videos on YouTube and so on. It has been an exciting ride being noticed. Plus I have also been tweeting regularly with a few of my fave shows and got noticed and followed by Limitless writers as well as the Burn movie who also noticed my tweets. Not to mention being favorit…

Adventure Awaits!

Just letting you guys know I am still alive and will have a full week of posts next week. The hiatus is over. Love you guys!

Everyday and September Nano

Have to thank Jay Noel whose post today I Can't Feel My Face inspired me to do a slightly longer post today. At first it was only going to be about my nano but now there will also be music. You all love music right?

I knew it, let's go!
A song that I heard over the weekend and got me thinking quite a bit was Everyday by ASAP Rocky feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson. How much do I enjoy and think about this song? I got to memorizing all these names by the second viewing (of the credits) on televsion. Yes I am still one of those strange people who keep forgetting to just go on Youtube. I did look online later but that was to check out what the song was about. Yes, still have not looked it up on Youtube but you can now with the video below.

I thought it was really brave of ASAP to use his own life as an example of how the rap game can go terribly wrong. I know others have done this but there is just something very genuine and personal about the video and it's lyrics. D…