I love seeing adaptations of my favorite classic novels (when they are good). Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing Jane Austen continue to thrive in popular culture, even in the 21st century. But as much as I love Austen, I do recognize that are just as wonderful and captivating books that deserve the sameContinue reading “Give These A Chance!: Other Books That Should Be Adapted To Film and TV”
Are you looking for a romantic book to read on Valentine’s day but the hold queue at the library for the most popular romantic reads is too long? Don’t fret! Remember the contemporary romance had to get their familiar tropes from somewhere, and most of the time, they evolved from the classics. So why notContinue reading “Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day”
If you are an avid reader of my blog, you know by now that I am lover of the classics. Just something about returning back to beginning of literature is just so thrilling to me. While being aware of the social times the classics were written and some of its references may be outdated butContinue reading “#ClassicSummer: Great Classic Novels to Tackle This Summer”
While ghost stories are primarily connected with Halloween, reading ghost stories on Christmas is a tradition that goes back to Victorian times. Of course, there is the famous Christmas ghost story of them all, A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, but other classic authors, such as Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins, would take the timeContinue reading “Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition”
Today is National Tea Day in the United Kingdom and right now, more than ever, we need to celebrate this soothing beverage, since it is one of the few things that is getting us through this crisis.
Are you looking for long reads to satisfy your reading thirsts during your quarantine? Here are 10 book recommendations that have the great possibility to make your lockdown a lot quicker…and easier:
Are you need of a hug? It may not be the same but why not take a “literary” hug? Reading can provide comfort to anyone, particularly in stressful times. We may not be able to have that human interaction that we yearn for, but there some books that will give you that heartwarming distraction. SoContinue reading “Literary Hugs: 10 Classics That Will Give You The Hug You Need”
The movie Little Women is taking audiences by storm. Most of them are now discovering (or rediscovering) the real beauty of this great novel. If you love the book as much as I do and you are looking for more like it, here are some great reading selections that will help you get started: