Quote of the Day – August 9, 2020

Quote of the Day – November 4, 2019

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“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
― Madeleine L’Engle

Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Format: Paperback

Pages: 256 pages

Published: 1962

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Genre: Fiction, Children’s Literature

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Movies & TV Shows Based on Books Released in 2018

In the past, anxiety was at its peak when a book lover heard that a film/TV adaptation was being made, based off their favorite book. And it is still nerve-racking! But with hits like It, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Murder on the Orient Express, it looks like Hollywood is catching on and making these adaptations pretty good. I can’t guarantee that these adaptations will satisfy your literary vision, however, these are some adaptations I think you should not only be on the lookout but give a chance: Continue reading “Movies & TV Shows Based on Books Released in 2018”

National Book Lovers Day

It’s National Book Lovers Day!

It’s our day!

I mean for us book lovers, every day is book lovers day. But it’s nice to have a day set aside just for us.

So while we’re reading our books underneath our favorite tree or snuggled up in bed (with of course a cup of tea), let us take time to read some quotes that show why we all love books so much (not that we need anymore reasons): Continue reading “National Book Lovers Day”

“A Wrinkle in Time” Movie Trailer Released

The first trailer for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time has been released.

 

I read this book a long time ago when  I was a kid and I didn’t really warm to the book. But after seeing this trailer, it gives me the chance to reread this book!

The movie introduces young actress Storm Reid stars as Meg Murry and has an all-star cast: Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which, Reese Witherspoon as Mrs. Whatsit, and Mindy Kaling as Mrs. Who, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Chris Pine play Meg’s parents, Dr. Kate Murry and  Dr. Alex Murry, And another newcomer Deric McCabe playing Charles Wallace, Meg’s gifted little brother.

A Wrinkle in Time  opens nationwide, March 9, 2018.