Top Ten Tuesday: Period Drama Series I Love, Based On Books On My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. For today's Page to Screen theme, I'm featuring Period Drama Series I Love, Based on Books On My TBR List   The Durrells in Corfu/ The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell    The... Continue Reading →

Bookish Buzz: Two Upcoming ITV Adaptations

Calling all period drama lovers: ITV is gifting us with two exciting adaptations of classic novels. First up is a seven part miniseries of Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, which will premiere sometime later this year. Amazon and ITV have partnered with Mammoth Screen - the production company responsible for Victoria and Poldark - to bring this Victorian tome to... Continue Reading →

Thank You!

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow USians! (And happy Thursday to everyone else) A huge thank you to all of you who read, comment, and follow along here ~Jessie

Watchlist: Howards End

I'm a bit obsessed with the new BBC adaptation of Howards End... Full confession, I've watched both of the first two episodes twice so far. I'm especially enjoying the cinematography, costumes, fast-paced dialogue, and the suburb acting. I'm utterly in love with the entire eccentric Schlegel clan. The relationship between the siblings-with their quips, boisterous arguments,... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Book Boyfriends    Mr. Thornton, North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell   Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee   Mr. Knightley, Emma by Jane Austen   Mr. Rochester, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (My Problematic fave)  ... Continue Reading →

Austen in August

How is it almost August?!?! The good news is that it's time once again for a month-long celebration of all things Austen. Austen in August is a reading event hosted by Adam at Roof Beam Reader. The goal is to read (or reread) as many Jane Austen works/spinoffs/biographies as possible throughout the month. 2017 marks the... Continue Reading →