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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Lullaby Girl by Aly Sidgwick

With Mental Health Awareness Week last week in the UK, mental health issues are a hot topic. Aly Sidgwick’s debut novel will tap into this zeitgeist perfectly, helping to dispel some of the myths around mental illness. The novel pulls ...

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Pitch Perfect 2: Girls run the world

I love the first Pitch Perfect film. It was outrageously stupid and yet easily relatable with its use of generic rom-com and competition-driven tropes. The comedy was gross-out, entirely un-politically correct, and often times straight up bizarre. But I loved ...

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Mad Max: Fury Road

The fourth installment of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic series Mad Max sees Tom Hardy taking up the mantle of the titular Max. The film has been awarded almost universal acclaim, praising the acting, directing, and depth for a blockbuster action film. ...

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First look at Supergirl released

For those of us who prefer fun, silly and campy superhero tales, CBS might just have the answer. A six-minute first look at Supergirl has just been released. The series takes place in a world where everyone already knows all ...

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New Mutant film announced

Twentieth Century Fox is clinging to their rights over Marvel’s mutant characters for dear life. Another new mutant related project has just been announced. Josh Boone, new Hollywood golden boy behind The Fault in Our Stars, is on board to ...

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