Margaret Atwood Announces The Handmaid Tale’s Sequel

The book world was all abuzz today. Margaret Atwood, author of the popular dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, announced she will be writing a sequel to the bestselling book, due to be released in September 2019.

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NJ School District Restricts School Library Access

Parents are upset over a decision, made by Mahwah Public Schools, to reduce students access to books in the school libraries. Continue reading “NJ School District Restricts School Library Access”

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time

For the very first time, a graphic novel has been added to this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Sabrina by Nick Drnaso explores the terrifying effect of the 24-hour news after a girl disappeared.  Continue reading “2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time”

“Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece

Calling all Jane Austen fans!

Jane Austen’s last uncompleted novel, Sanditon, will be adapted to the small screen. This will be a joint production by ITV, Red Planet Pictures and Masterpiece by PBS.  Continue reading ““Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece”

Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released

Netflix has just released the trailer for the British historical film The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. The film is based on the historical novel of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Ann Barrows. Continue reading “Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released”

The Hate U Give Trailer is Released

20th Century Fox released the trailer for the upcoming adaptation of the critically acclaimed bestseller, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  Continue reading “The Hate U Give Trailer is Released”

Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize

Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish writer to win the Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading “Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize”

The Great American Read Airs Tonight on PBS

Are you ready to choose America’s favorite book? Continue reading “The Great American Read Airs Tonight on PBS”

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Picked Up As A Series

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The Perfectionists has been ordered as a series, to air on Freeform.  Continue reading “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Picked Up As A Series”

Muslim Superhero To Be Added To Marvel Cinematic Universe

Kamala Khan may be heading to a big screen near you!

Marvel Studios Kevin Feige dropped hints recently in an interview that plans are in the works to introduce Ms. Marvel, or Kamala Khan to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If this becomes a reality, Ms. Marvel  would be the first Muslim superhero portrayed on the big screen.  Continue reading “Muslim Superhero To Be Added To Marvel Cinematic Universe”