The end of the year has finally come upon us! It feels like 2019 just started. Let’s end the year with a bang with some great new releases! From highly anticapted sequels to historical romances, you will have your Christmas shopping list complete, for friends and family and for yourself:
PBS’s Masterpiece has released the trailer for their lastest literary adaptation, Sanditon, Jane Austen’s final and unifinshed novel. Continue reading “Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Comes to Life”
I love books. I adore everything about them. I love the feel of the pages on my fingertips. They are light enough to carry, yet so heavy with worlds and ideas. I love the sound of the pages flicking against my fingers. Print against fingerprints. Books make people quiet, yet they are so loud.”
—Nnedi Okorafor, The Book of Phoenix
Happy birthday, Pride and Prejudice!
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen’s most popular novel and my favorite book of all time, was published today. The widespread acclaim of this novel has created a world full of book adaptations and sequels that have charmed us and will entertain us for years to come.
We can be here all day and list all the Pride and Prejudice variations out there. But let’s just list the ones that will make sure to delight us on this special day:
Happy World Introvert Day! January 2 is marked as an unofficial day for introverts. It is not only recognized as a day for introverts to spend time in amazing solitude, particularly after the busy holiday season, but it is also a day to bring recognition as to what it means to be an introvert.
Society doesn’t really appreciate the quiet minds and thoughtful thinkers. People need to realize that sometimes you can find your best self within solitude and peacefulness. So here are some great quotes displaying why introverts are so important today (and every day):
And another year of reading passes on by…
2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience. Most of the books read this year took me on exciting new adventures while others left me at a dead-end. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete my own reading challenge but that didn’t stop me from not only reaching my reading goal of 70 books, but also reading a diverse collection of books. Overall, my books of 2018 encouraged me to read more and get excited for what my choices will be in 2019. Continue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”
All your shopping and cooking is done, now it is time to wind down, sit in your comfiest chair and snuggle up with a good book. And there is no better way to celebrate the holiday season with an intriguing holiday read (besides The Christmas Carol). Some will warm your heart and others will chill you to the bone. Either way, these books will keep you entertained through the holiday season: