Universal Resurrecting Classic Horror Monsters For Absolutely No Reason

Universal Pictures is bringing classic monsters back from the dead and we do not want.

Dubbed the Dark Universe franchise, Russell Crowe (yuck) is slated to play Dr. Jekyll, Johnny Depp (double yuck) will tackle the role of the Invisible Man and Javier Bardem will play Frankenstein’s Monster.

They join Tom Cruise (triple yuck) and Sofia Boutella, who star in the upcoming — and completely unnecessary — Mummy remake.

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BookTube: The Spines With Wines Book Club Fangirls Over ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ by Sarah J. Maas

Welcome to the definitely earlier than normal May episode of the Spines With Wines live book club, because we couldn’t wait an entire month to discuss our latest book.

Spines With Wines is made up of myself (Cassie-la), book blogger/BookTuber Kristin Hackett and illustrator Melissa Kay and involves talking about a previously chosen book while drinking wine. It’s basically your typical book club, but on the internet.

This time, we gushed over the final book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas!

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s April 2017 Bookstagram Wrap Up

Say hello to Bookstagram, a sub-section of Instagram occasionally referred to as Instabook where bibliophiles post pictures of all things book related.

To find Bookstagram, simply search for the hashtags #bookstagram or #instabook on Instagram.

You can check out all my April contributions below!

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HBO is Developing Four ‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-Offs Even Though We Still Haven’t Gotten ‘Winds of Winter’ Yet

Game of Thrones will draw to a close in 2018, but that doesn’t mean that HBO is ready to let its cash cow go, or that creator George R. R. Martin is ready to finally finish Winds of Winter.

The network has announced that it is currently developing four spin-off series from four different writers. Martin will assist with writing on two of these projects.

The writers include Max Borenstein, who most recently penned Kong: Skull Island, Jane Goldman of Kingsman and X-Men: First Class fame, A Knight’s Tale‘s Brian Helgeland and Carly Wray from Mad Men.

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BookTube: The Spines With Wines Book Club Falls For ‘The Upside of Unrequited’ by Becky Albertalli

Welcome to the actually on time April episode of the Spines With Wines live book club! We know, we’re pretty proud of ourselves too.

Spines With Wines is made up of myself (Cassie-la), book blogger/BookTuber Kristin Hackett and illustrator Melissa Kay and involves talking about books while drinking wine. Your pretty standard book club activities.

In this episode, Kristin and I (minus Melissa) discuss the super cute and happy-making Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli.

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BookTube: The Spines With Wines Book Club Drunkenly Discusses ‘Caraval’ by Stephanie Garber

Welcome to the even more belated than normal February episode of the Spines With Wines live book club, now with more kittens and more kitten wine!

Spines With Wines is made up of myself (Cassie-la), book blogger/BookTuber Kristin Hackett and illustrator Melissa Kay and involves talking about books while drinking wine. Read: the most book club things combined.

This time around, Kristin and I (once again sans Melissa) drunkenly gushed over the super magical Caraval by Stephanie Garber.

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