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”

Exciting Upcoming Conversation Perfect For Janeites!

Calling Jane Austen Fans! There is an exciting collaboration and conversation that will meet your palette and entertain you at the same time. Join me as I will be in conversation for a talk titled Jane Austen Dramatized, where I will discussing Jane Austen’s place in the theatrical canon and the many, varied representations ofContinue reading “Exciting Upcoming Conversation Perfect For Janeites!”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2020: Graphic Novels/Mangas

I gave you what I considered to be the Best Fiction/Nonfiction Books of 2020, now let us go to the graphic novels/mangas category! Comics are becoming more and more popular and are just as capable as telling realistic stories compared to prose novels. This is a format that definitely should not be counted out andContinue reading “Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2020: Graphic Novels/Mangas”

Free Virtual Library Programs: December

Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at theContinue reading “Free Virtual Library Programs: December”

If You Loved Little Women, Then Read These

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:

2020: The Year of Austen

Today is Jane Austen! And in the next year, we have exciting things, from books to adaptations to look forward to. So if you are an Austen fan like me, 2020 will be busy with everything Jane Austen!

Great Graphic Novels of NYCC

New York Comic Con may have come and gone but that doesn’t mean the reading of comic books have to end! Graphic Novels and mangas gives us readers another alternative way for stories can be told and, as years gone by, they have become more fresh and just as realistic and entertaining compared to proseContinue reading “Great Graphic Novels of NYCC”

Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Comes to Life

PBS’s Masterpiece has released the trailer for their lastest literary adaptation, Sanditon, Jane Austen’s final and unifinshed novel.

Book Review: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published: January 22, 2019 Publisher: Ballantine Books Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Romance