What I’ve Been Reading Lately: January 19

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Classics That Entered the Public Domain in 2021

Get your 1920s dancing shoes on! On January 1, a batch of classics has entered the public domain. Those who do not know what the public domain means, copyrighted works (books, movies, music, etc.) enter the United States’ public domain after 95 years. This meaning they are freely accessible for the public. 

This also means that there could be different retellings of classic works, tales likeĀ Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. So it will be exciting to see what new creative interpretations people imagine. When they become available, readers will read them for free online on sites, like Project Gutenberg. It may not be on the website right away. Give it some time. It takes a while to transfer to text for online reading.

Here is a list of creative works published/released first in 1925. However, here is a list of some highlights that may catch your eye:

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Holiday Reads: December 19, 2020

There is no better gift than the gift of reading.

More than ever, we need heartwarming and uplifting stories this year. So similar to what was done in December, visit here every Friday and view some great book recommendations to get a jumpstart on your holiday reading:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: December 13

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Holiday Reads: December 11, 2020

There is no better gift than the gift of reading.

More than ever, we need heartwarming and uplifting stories this year. So similar to what was done in December, visit here every Friday and view some great book recommendations to get a jumpstart on your holiday reading:

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Book Review: The Kensington Kidnap by Katie Gayle

Format: E-book

Pages: 238 pages

Published: December 2, 2020

Publisher: Bookouture

Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Cozy Mystery

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Books to Read This Month: December Edition

Instead of trying to get the best last minute holiday deals, why not make the 2020 holiday season a literary one? 2020 is a year that has been hard on all of us and one way to provide solace is curling up with a good book by the fireplace and December has brought us great new releases that will make this last month of the year more delightful:

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Ripped From the Headlines: Fiction Books Inspired By True Stories

Reading nonfiction books about real events is a great way to know about what is happening (and has happened) in the world but did you know that you receive that same reflection from reading fiction novels?

Lately, authors have been inspired by current events and write stories that will be more realistic to their readers. They don’t only convey authenticity but the real emotional impact these current events have, which makes them more entertaining reads. So if your looking for more realism in your TBR shelf, you can go wrong with these book recommendations:

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Books You Should Get Out Of the UK and Ireland: November Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British and Irish titles!

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