There are reasons why March is one of my favorite months. Spring is almost around the corner. March is when we celebrate Women’s History Month, celebrating the strength and power of women reigns supreme. But more importantly, book lovers get a jump-start on their spring reading! And this month, there are great new releases thatContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: March Edition”
A life sized cake of the actor, Colin Firth, has been created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the BBC’s miniseries, Pride and Prejudice. The six foot tall cake of Mr. Darcy was unveiled at the National Trust property, Lyme Park, in Cheshire, the house used as the character’s famous home in the miniseries, Pemberley.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many literary festivals to be cancelled this year. But this unfortunate circumstance have brought a new opportunity to bring the book community together during this crisis. That is why a lot of convention -old and new-have decided to mover their festivals online. These virtual festivals will have virtual Q&A’s, signedContinue reading “Book Festivals Move Online”
Today is not only World Book Day, but it is also the famous playwright, William Shakespeare’s birthday. And we may be unable to go outside but their are ways you can celebrate the Bard in the comfort of your home!
Are you trying to take your mind off the current situations but it appears that news outlets and the rest of television seems to talk of nothing but? If you were not a listener of podcasts, now is the time to take it up. Podcasts are becoming a great trend and although there are episodesContinue reading “Podcasts to Release Your Inner Calm”
A little over two weeks ago, Focus Features dropped a teaser trailer of the latest adapatation of the Jane Austen classic, Emma:
It looks like UK audiences are going to get a taste of something like The Great American Read. The BBC is to host a year-long celebration with new programming across the BBC tv channels, radio stations and on their website. One of the new shows will be a “landmark” BBC2 series, The Novel That Shaped Our World, whichContinue reading “BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature”
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Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious “U.N. Owen.”
How big of Jane Austen fan are you? Test your Austen knowledge and see where you rank! The anniversary of Jane Austen’s death is quickly approaching and as a tribute, the New York Times and the BBC created two quizzes that tests your knowledge of Austen’s life and knowledge surrounding her works. Why not seeContinue reading “Test Your Knowledge of Jane Austen”