Rachel’s life isn’t what it used to: she’s a divorced alcoholic who’s living in her friend’s house. The highlight of her day is watching out of the train and following the life of a happily married couple — a couple she’s never even met but feels as if she knows them. One day she sees something shocking in the perfect couple’s house and even though she shouldn’t interfere, she can’t let it go. This could finally be her chance to prove she’s still more than just a girl on the train.
Moana, the daughter of the village chief, has always felt the call of the ocean even though she’s forbidden to travel beyond the reef. When the island’s resource start running low, Moana knows she must do something to help her people. Legends tell that a great darkness has been taking over the world since the demigod Maui stole the heart of the goddess Te Fiti. But if these legends are true, where is Maui… and where is the heart?
Dorothy, a young girl, lives a quiet life in Kansas with her uncle, aunt and dog Toto. One day a terrible cyclone grabs hold of the house and whisks it far away into the Land of Oz, where magic is real. All Dorothy wants is to return home safely but the only person who could help her is the Wizard of Oz. It’s a long way to him but without another choice Dorothy sets off along the yellow brick road, unaware of the perils and joys of the journey ahead.
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events follows the life of three Baudelaire children after they lose their parents and home in a fire. To add to their misery, their assigned guardian, Count Olaf, only cares about their inheritance and will stop at nothing to get it.
After witnessing the murder of his mother, Callum Lynch has lived a life of shadows. Thirty years later he’s saved from his execution by the Abstergo Foundation who claims he’s a descendant of the ancient Assassins. Callum must learn the past of his ancestors to save the future of not just himself but everyone with free will…
Newt Scamander, a British wizard, arrives in New York City with a suitcase. When a magical beast slips out of the suitcase, Newt tries to capture it but is arrested by Tina Goldstein, an Auror who tells him the Wizarding World already has enough problems. Newt and Tina set off to find the escaped beast before magic is exposed for good, but what could be behind the strange incidents happening all over the city?
We’re only a few days away from the end of 2016 and all the shiny New Year’s Resolutions so now’s a good time to review the past year. I’ve truly enjoyed this year of blogging, but I’m interested in seeing what you thought about it.