Category: Reviews

A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden on Animorphs #1: The Invasion by K.A. Applegate

Here are my thoughts on the first book in the Animorphs series, The Invasion by K.A. Applegate. If you enjoy the video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube!   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find the grossest, scariest looking VHS…


A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden Chowen on Murder, She Wrote: Gin and Daggers by Donald Bain

Branden reviews Murder, She Wrote: Gin and Daggers by Donald Bain (and Jessica Fletcher, of course)! If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefession on YouTube.   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find the grossest, scariest looking VHS covers…


A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Stand by Stephen King

Branden reviews Stephen King’s epic The Stand. If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube!   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find the grossest, scariest looking VHS covers to rent and watch alone in the basement. It…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Baby-Sitter IV by R.L. Stine

Title: The Baby-Sitter IV Author: R.L. Stine Published: 1995 Publisher: Scholastic — I mentioned in my Baby-Sitter III review that I remember the night my parents drove me up to Borders Books and Music to grab both this one and it’s predecessor. Much like The Baby-Sitter III, I knew virtually nothing about the plot of…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Baby-Sitter III by R.L. Stine

Title: The Baby-Sitter III Author: R.L. Stine Published: 1993 Publisher: Scholastic — The Baby-Sitter III holds a special place in my heart because I distinctly remember begging my parents to take me up to Borders Books and Music to grab this and The Baby-Sitter 4. I remember the exact location, the fact that it was…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Baby-Sitter II by R.L. Stine

Title: The Baby-Sitter II Author: R.L. Stine Published: 1991 Publisher: Scholastic — The Baby-Sitter II is a much different book in tone than the original, but, at the same time, follows a familiar path when it comes to the story beats. My biggest surprise throughout was the realization that, contrary to my belief, I had…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Baby-Sitter by R.L. Stine

Title: The Baby-Sitter Author: R.L. Stine Published: 1989 Publisher: Scholastic — The Baby-Sitter series holds a special place in my heart, even though I’ve never actually read through all four entries. Much like I do today, when I was younger, I felt the urge to own all four of these books after reading just one….