Book Review | Six of Crows

Six of Crows
Leigh Bardugo

Genre(s) | Young Adult, Fantasy
Goodreads Rating | 4.5

Humpo Show Rating | 5 / 5 

Heart-stopping…like a Grisha, and addictive…like Jurda Parem. Six of Crows is an utterly fascinating page turner, and a compulsory read for Young-Adult readers.

Six outcasts have accepted the charge of a seemingly impossible heist job that could earn them wealth beyond their wildest dreams. They have to break into a never before breached military stronghold, Ice Court, retrieve a hostage that holds a formula that could wreak mayhem on the world, and make it back to collect their reward. If that seemed improbable enough, they have to contend with enemies intent on derailing their efforts, conflict among themselves, and an ever-changing plan that leaves a lot to chance. Continue reading

Book Review | Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (Original Screenplay)
J. K. Rowling

Genre(s) | Fantasy, Children’s, Plays Fantastic Beats Screenplay - Humpo Show
Goodreads Rating | 4.53
Humpo Rating | 3.75

A solid return to Rowling’s magical world

Newt Scamander arrives in New York City with a case full of magical creatures for what should be a brief stay, however his tempermental case fails to contain some of the creatures and they run amok in the city where No-Majs (muggles) are segregated from witches and wizards. To make matters worse, NYC is experiencing sudden, devastating and unexplained events of carnage where buildings are being obliterated. Newt, accompanied by a merry band of companions help to recapture his lost beasts while also attempting to solve the mystery behind these unexplained bouts of carnage.  Continue reading