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Legendary Love Letter

Article by Tony Farina In 2012, when The CW allowed super producer, Greg Berlanti, to make a show about The Green Arrow, simply called Arrow, no one could have predicted that within 10 years, the superhero dreams of every DC Comics fanboy/girl/person everywhere would also eventually come to life.  Sure, we had a handful of shows, both animated and live-action, during our lifetimes, but those things were never connected. Each of those shows has its fans and detractors for a variety of reasons and because they were just stand-alone shows, just trying to exist. Somehow, the little show that could, on the little network that let it, started something unique. On the back of the physicality of Stephen Amell, the swagger of David Ramsey, and the charisma of Emily Bett Rickards , the Arrowverse was born and nothing has been the same since. As the shows spun off and the A-list heroes and villains kept popping up (remember, they had a whole Suicide Squad, Legion of Doom, and Justice League thi


  By Fay Clark DO IT BUY THE BOOK CHALLENGES have never been so festive, probably because this was our first Christmas period. I had a great time! I really hope you all enjoyed your festive reads. If you ever want to keep up live feed style, you can catch it all on our Instagram  @FanUniverses . Challenge 1 - Read a book set in Winter - The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson. This was a classic I have been meaning to read for a very long time. Set in winter this small girl must sell all her Match sticks before she is able to go home. Although this is a slightly sad book, it actually made me happy this young girl finally didn't have to stand in the cold any more, she seemed so happy to me .  ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5. Challenge 2 - Read a book set around The Holiday's (Happy Festivities) - A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig.  I have actually read this book before. That was a good few years ago now, I wanted to continue with the series, and watch the new TV movie of the book! I really en


  By Fay Clark The festive cheer is now over, as we go into another year. I hope you all had a brilliant last month of 2021, reading and otherwise! There is much excitement about what challenges I get to bring into this new year. January has a bit of a theme. Second chances and new opportunities, but like for books and reading! I hope you all had a smashing new years and can't wait to get into some 2022 reading! Challenge 1 - Read the newest book you purchased. Challenge 2 - Read a book you wanted to finish by the end of 2021, but didn't get the chance to. Challenge 3 - Read the next book in a series that you started, or start a new series. Challenge 4 - Read a book that you started but never finished. Go give it a second chance. Challenge 5 - Book of the Month has swung back round to the big boss himself. Steve's pick for this month (because his wife is reading it and thinks it great! Thanks Jacqui). Read "This Much is True by Miriam Margoyles". Okay peeps. I hop