“Tell Us The Craic” Books To Read After Watching Derry Girls

I LOVE the Netflix show Derry Girls. Derry Girls was added something a wee bit different to the comedy genre. It not only talked about a difficult but vital time period of a country’s history, but it also didn’t make the Troubles the overlying plot of the show’s plot. With humor and realism, it capturedContinue reading ““Tell Us The Craic” Books To Read After Watching Derry Girls”

Something “Witchy” This Way Comes…

Are you fascinated with witchcraft and the supernatural? I always thought that the portrayals of witches were more than just broomsticks flying and pointy hats. The history of witchcraft and how society has perceived witches and it is surprising nothing has changed that much. Reading about witches and the history behind is something that shouldContinue reading “Something “Witchy” This Way Comes…”

Favorite Banned Books

Banned Books Week may be over, but the culture of banning and challenging books seems to be a never-ending process and becoming part of our everyday lives. But to conclude this annual celebration, I wanted to list my favorite banned books, books that I feel were unnecessarily banned/challenged, and books that need uplifting and highlighted forContinue reading “Favorite Banned Books”

Quote of the Day- September 20, 2022

Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2021

Fight for your right to read! This week is Banned Books Week, a week-long annual celebration that celebrates the freedom to read. Everyday, books are challenged and banned for their content, just because there is a chance that it might offend someone. So that is why the book community -librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and book loversContinue reading “Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2021”

Quote of the Day- September 18, 2022

2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Author Talks All Online

The Bronx Anti-Prom 2022 season is over, but you can relive the memories and excitement through the fantastic series of author talks we had leading up to the big dance party! We had tremendous and compelling conversations with these authors, and we hope you enjoy as much fun we had presenting them!

Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint

Yes, I watched the recent Persuasion adaptation, and sorry, it was not a 10 for me. I am all for remixing classics for modern audiences. For classics to remain timeless, they must evolve and be relatable to modern society. However, that is what this adaptation failed to do. It worked too hard on making Persuasion relatable toContinue reading “Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint”

Author Talk with Vincent Tirado

Are you ready for a summer of author talks? I am part of the Bronx Anti-Prom Committee of the New York Public Library and we are having a series of exciting author interviews, leading up to the BIG EVENT, a dance party on August 5th!

Author Talk with Kalynn Bayron

Are you ready for a summer of author talks? I am part of the Bronx Anti-Prom Committee of the New York Public Library and we are having a series of exciting author interviews, leading up to the BIG EVENT, a dance party on August 5th!