2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Author Talks All Online

The Bronx Anti-Prom 2022 season is over, but you can relive the memories and excitement through the fantastic series of author talks we had leading up to the big dance party! We had tremendous and compelling conversations with these authors, and we hope you enjoy as much fun we had presenting them!

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”

Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate

Happy birthday to Pride & Prejudice! On this day, 209 years ago, Jane Austen gifted Pride and Prejudice to the world. Readers, including myself, have enjoyed it for many generations. It’s a memorable story; the witty humor and engaging writing inspired retellings, continuations, and so much more. So what better way than to celebrate this great dayContinue reading “Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate”

Book Review: John Eyre: A Tale of Darkness and Shadow by Mimi Matthews

Format: Hardcover Pages: 364 pages Published: July 20, 2021 Publisher: Perfectly Proper Press Genre: Historical fiction, Gothic romance, Paranormal fiction

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”

Books to Read This Month: February Edition

Valentines Day…Black History Month…Leap Year…for a short month, we have a lot to celebrate within it! So why not let’s pile it on more with these sizzling new releases that are coming your way:

Book Review: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

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