Barb Bretz

Is the hunger for far-out religions, fake news and fantasy embedded in our national DNA? Author Kurt Anderson lays out a case for that possibility in his book FANTASYLAND: HOW AMERICA WENT HAYWIRE...A 500 Year History. Here’s Barb Bretz with this month’s book review.

You will fall in love with awkward and totally endearing Kayla Day…. as she navigates the last week of her eighth grade year. Here' s Barb Bretz with your Friday Film Review.

27 year old writer/director Bo Burnham did stand-up comedy for 10 years before debuting at Sundance 2018 with his first film EIGHTH GRADE. At age 16, Burnham videotaped himself performing two comedic songs and posted them on Youtube to share with family. They got reposted to a site called Break.com and became an overnight sensation.

Novelist Celeste NG  is a New York Times Best-selling author two times over with her second novel LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE.  Barb Bretz has this month's Book Review.

I've decided to give you a “Two For One” this month and recommend both of Celeste NG's first two novels. I only discovered NG last year..... although her first novel... EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU.... was the Amazon book of the year in 2014. As soon as I read it I looked for anything else by the author.

Friday Film Review

Feb 24, 2017
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Moonlight, the Golden Glove Best Picture of the Year is also nominated for 8 Oscars at the upcoming Academy Awards. Here is Barb Bretz with this week's Friday Film Review.

Ola-ola / KPCW

Starship Avalon is  making its way to a new colony far, far away. With over 5,000 crew and passengers - all asleep for the next century - what could possible go wrong? Here's Barbara Bret with this week's Friday Film Review.

Noah Hawley's suspenseful novel BEFORE THE FALL keeps you on the edge of your seat. Fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a bumpy ride. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review.

The popularity of this dystopian novel raged across the county this past year...as fast as the pandemic that changed the world the book describes for us. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review of STATION ELEVEN.

Laura McBride's debut novel, We Are Called to Rise, is a powerful story weaving together the lives of four very different characters and their families to experience events that will change the lives of them all. Barb Bretz has this month's book review.

Named Australia's Book of the Year, The Rosie Project is a fun read in which our rigid romantic hero finds his Wife Project derailed by an uninhibited, impulsive, unlikely candidate named Rosie. Barb Bretz has this month's review.

Friday Film Review: And So It Goes

Aug 8, 2014

This week's movie review features an overpriced home for sale and a frustrated, grouchy realtor. No... And So It Goes is NOT a movie about life in Park City. It's director Rob Reiner's latest project. Here's Barbara Bretz with this week's film review. 

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