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 meansContinue reading “Classics That Entered the Public Domain in 2021”

Destructive Love: Books With Devastating Relationships

Today is Valentine’s Day, the day of love. A day to celebrate romance and the love of those around us. But romance sometimes doesn’t end with happily ever after. Sometimes love can cause pain, heartache, or worse, death. Yes, love can be a destructive emotion. Just ask these fictional characters how it worked out forContinue reading “Destructive Love: Books With Devastating Relationships”

Top Ten Tuesdays: Ten Best Banned/Challenged Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s theme is: Ten Books That Feature Characters ____________:¬†Examples: Ten books that feature black main characters, characters who hold interesting jobs, characters who have a mental illness, characters that are adopted, characters that play sports, etc, etc. Can’t wait to seeContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesdays: Ten Best Banned/Challenged Books”

Must Read Books That Represent Mental Illness

There needs to be an open discussion about mental health. And what better way to stand up to the stigma than to read fiction books that portray the topic perfectly. Readers appreciate to have characters that we can connect with and see as real people. So for Mental Awareness Month, here is a list ofContinue reading “Must Read Books That Represent Mental Illness”