The Great American Read

Some of you have probably seen this and you may have seen the pilot episode even, but if not, KUED/PBS is hosting something called The Great American Read. It’s an eight-part series talking about American’s favorite novels. It has nothing to do with literary merit. In a national survey, these 100 books were listen as […]


Review: Finnikin of the Rock

I read Finnikin of the Rock for May’s book club. I was looking forward to it the entire year. Fortunately, I wasn’t disappointed. I started Finnikin of the Rock at the beginning of my reading slump. I was worried I wouldn’t get into the story and finish it. I needn’t have worried. I was engrossed […]


Watching Nada. I have all the time in the world now that I’ve quit my job, but I don’t feel like watching anything. It’s a tragedy because there’s so many shows I wanted to watch when I had the time. Curse you, irony! 🤦🏼‍♀️ Reading I’ve been in a reading slump of epic proportions, but […]

Movies I Want to See: Edition 2

I’m a huge movie fan. I love them! Some of my fondest memories are watching movies with my family and friends. There aren’t always movies I’m looking forward to, but it seems in the next few months there’s a rash of movies coming out that I want to see. There are so many good movies […]

Book vs. Movie: Ready Player One

Book vs. Movie is a feature here at Jenni Elyse. The main idea is to do a side-by-side review of the book and movie and whether I think the book or movie is better. Book The concept of Ready Player One was so fascinating. I loved the dystopian society that Cline built and the need […]