Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wild Poppy Book Tour && #BookReview


Wild Poppy
Vivian Winslow
(Wildflowers, #4)
Publication date: December 6th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Romance
The daughter of a renown media mogul, Poppy Koslowski has her life turned upside down overnight when her father is indicted for a massive fraud that leads to the loss of her family’s fortune. In the wake of the scandal, Poppy moves to Paris at the behest of her aunt, the Countess Domel, who, unbeknownst to Poppy, intends to find a wealthy husband for her niece in order to ensure her future. Poppy, however, has her own dreams of finishing school and realizing her goal of becoming an award-winning journalist. When she meets Henri Olin, the passionate and seductive illegitimate son of one of France’s most powerful politicians, his political and social ideology introduces Poppy to a world very different from her own. Yet, Poppy ultimately learns that everything comes at a price, even love. After suffering a devastating loss, Poppy finds herself alone and virtually penniless, and is forced to make her way back to America to piece together the remnants of her life in New York City. There, she rediscovers her passion once again, only to be confronted with yet another life choice, one that will forever shape her destiny.
My Review:

I haven't read Vivian's previous books, and right now I am kicking myself for it! This book was just absolutely amazing. I love books where the leading lady is strong, and doesn't just sit around for the other shoe to drop. She gets out and lives her life regardless of whats thrown at her. It's simply inspiring. This book will have you gripping the pages!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Lion Guard: Life In The Pride Lands | Activity Sheets!

In hopes to get this movie out there we are sending out some fun activity sheets for you and your kids to have some fun with! 

**More details about this movie will be up soon**

Activity Sheets:




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Guess who is going to be singing #BeautyandTheBeast?!


ARIANA GRANDE AND JOHN LEGEND 
TO PERFORM OSCAR® AND GRAMMY®-WINNING SONG 
“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”
AS THE TITLE TRACK FOR DISNEY’S UPCOMING SOUNDTRACK 
TO THE LIVE-ACTION ADAPTATION OF THE ANIMATED CLASSIC

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2017) – GRAMMY nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time GRAMMY, Oscar®-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/ musician John Legend are set to perform the Oscar and GRAMMY-winning duet “Beauty and the Beast” as the title track for Disney’s upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation “Beauty and the Beast.” The song will also be featured in the film.

The enchanting ballad, originally performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson featuring eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken’s beautiful melody and two-time Oscar-winner Howard Ashman’s unforgettable lyrics, received an Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and GRAMMY Award, among other accolades, upon its release in 1991.

The new rendition of the classic song is produced by GRAMMY-winning veteran Ron Fair, whose music career spans 37 years as a major-label record company leader and accomplished producer, arranger, recording engineer and musical director. Fair was brought in to produce by Disney’s president of Music & Soundtracks, Mitchell Leib, who also brought Grande and Legend to the project. The history of collaboration between Leib and Fair in film music goes back to the highly-successful “Pretty Woman” soundtrack. “Ron was the first and only choice to make this particular record,” says Leib. “No one is a better vocal producer and he also has a great understanding of the filmmaking dynamic.”

Fair’s recordings have won six GRAMMY Awards and have been nominated 18 times. Fair discovered and shepherded Christina Aguilera, selling over 50 million albums and winning numerous GRAMMY Awards. He A&R’d Aguilera’s first five albums and championed the Black Eyed Peas to 27 million albums, 4 number-ones and multiple GRAMMY wins, as well as co-producing and arranging the strings on their global breakthrough # 1 hit “Where is The Love?”

Says Fair, “Stepping into the shoes of an Oscar and GRAMMY Award-winning classic is not small potatoes. But with today’s two greatest plutonium singers – John Legend and Ariana Grande – we are bringing the song back with a new school-old school fresh treatment that shows the soulfulness and power of what a great melody and lyric can inspire.”

The music video will be directed by Dave Meyers, the innovative visionary whose long-time collaborations with major artists like P!nk, Janet Jackson, Ice Cube and Britney Spears have resulted in dozens of award nominations and many wins, including a GRAMMY in 2005 for Best Music Video and 11 MTV Video Music Awards, including one for Katy Perry’s smash hit “Firework.”  He recently directed the music video for P!nk’s hit single “Just Like Fire” from the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for “Alice Through The Looking Glass.”

Menken also provides the film score, with new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Ashman. Also featured are three new songs written by Menken and veteran lyricist and three time Oscar winner Tim Rice. The original motion picture soundtrack will be released by Walt Disney Records on March 10, 2017. The pre-order is available now at http://disneymusic.co/BeautySndtrkP.

Are you ready to sing #MOANA style!?


Are you && your kids ready to sing-along?!


The epic journey continues for MOANA fans as Walt Disney Animation Studios introduces an all-new sing-along version of the hit, critically-lauded comedy-adventure MOANA, coming to theaters nationwide January 27th!

Fans are invited to warm up those vocal cords and set sail with an all-new sing-along version of MOANA launching in more than 2,000 theaters nationwide on Jan. 27 and exclusively at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre on Jan. 20.

MOANA audiences were swept away by the film’s original songs and score from a dynamic team that includes Tony®-, Emmy®- and Grammy®-winning songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda (Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning “Hamilton,” Tony-winning “In the Heights”), Mark Mancina (“Tarzan,” Broadway’s “The Lion King”) and Opetaia Foa‘i (founder and lead singer of the award-winning world music band Te Vaka).

The sing-along version of MOANA includes the full feature film with on-screen lyrics, so audiences can belt out the words to their favorite songs, such as the Golden Globe®-nominated “How Far I’ll Go.” Moviegoers can check local listings for showtimes and theaters; the sing-along run will vary by location.

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 56th animated feature opened domestically on Nov. 23, 2016, becoming the No. 2 Thanksgiving debut ever with $82 million. The film continues to delight audiences around the globe, earning more than $225 million domestically and $450 million worldwide to date. The film has a 95% score on Rotten Tomatoes and an “A” CinemaScore.

MOANA has received, thus far, nominations for BAFTA, PGA, Golden Globe® and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for best animated feature. The film’s uplifting soundtrack has dominated the music charts for more than six weeks, peaking at No. 1 on the iTunes Albums chart; it is currently No. 1 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart and No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The soundtrack is available wherever music is sold and at streaming services.

At Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre, the MOANA sing-along will begin Jan. 20, one week prior to the nationwide opening. Daily showtimes are at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available at El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 (347-6396) or online at www.elcapitantickets.com.

Audiences can soon enjoy the original theatrical version of the film at home and packed with a variety of bonus extras when MOANA arrives on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on Feb. 21, and on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on March 7.

Production Begins on Disney's MAGIC CAMP!!


“MAGIC CAMP” 
STARRING 
ADAM DEVINE, GILLIAN JACOBS AND JEFFREY TAMBOR
DIRECTED BY MARK WATERS

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2017) – Production has begun on Disney’s “Magic Camp,” a live-action comedy starring Adam Devine (“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” “Pitch Perfect”),Gillian Jacobs (“Community,” “Girls”) and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent,” “The Larry Sanders Show”) directed by Mark Waters (“Bad Santa 2,” “Mean Girls”). The film is shooting on locations in and around Los Angeles and is scheduled for release in 2017.

Tambor plays Roy Preston, the owner of a summer camp for aspiring young magicians and Devine is Andy, a former camper whose flailing career as a magician has forced him to return to the camp as a counselor. Also returning to the camp is Andy’s former partner and current nemesis, Darkwood, played by Jacobs, who is now a successful magician. When preparations begin for the end-of-summer magic contest between rival teams of campers, Andy and his team of ragtag misfits must go head to head with Darkwood and her campers. In the process, Andy is inspired by the young campers and rediscovers his passion for magic.

“Magic Camp” is produced by Suzanne Todd (“Bad Moms,” the “Austin Powers” films) with Mario Iscovich (“McFarland, USA,“ “The Princess Diaries”) and Jessica Tuchinsky (“500 Days of Summer,” “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”) serving as executive producers. The film also stars: Nathaniel McIntyre (“Barry”), Cole Sand (“Austin & Ally”), Isabella Crovetti (“Joy”), J.J. Totah (“Liv & Maddie”), Izabella Alverez (“Westworld”), Hayden Crawford (“Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn”), Bianca Grava (“Game Shakers”) and Lonnie Chavis (“This is Us,” “Bella and the Bulldogs”).

Are you ready for this?! #Cars3


Are you just as excited for Cars 3? Well then you have to check out the new extended trailer of Cars 3 below && tell me what you think!!


How great does that look?!

CARS 3 races into theatres everywhere on June 16th!

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#BeOurGuest in watching this new TV Spot of #BeautyandTheBeast!


As you all know from reading my blog that I am over the moon excited about this amazing classic airy tale being brought back to life. The best part is that they have one of my favorite actresses playing Belle! Just from watching the previews I can already tell it's going to be her best role yet (well aside from Hermione Granger, of course!)

Speaking of previews, this is by far my favorite so far:


Who would have thought among all the talent this women has, she has an amazing voice as well?? If this new TV Spot doesn't prove that I don't know what can! Is it March 17th yet?!

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