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 →

Bookish Buzz: The Hate U Give Trailer is Here

The trailer for the upcoming The Hate U Give adaptation has dropped!   The film, directed by George Tillman Jr. and staring Amandla Stenberg (aka Rue from The Hunger Games film), will be in theaters this October. Until then, there's still plenty of time to read Angie Thomas' powerful coming-of-age novel about race and police brutality.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MM8OkVT0hw... Continue Reading →

Watchlist: 2017 Favorites

Since it's Golden Globes night, I thought it would be the perfect time to briefly mention my Favorite Movies and TV of 2017. Movies: The Big Sick This romantic comedy is equal parts hilarious and heartfelt. The Big Sick is a testament to the fact that real life is often more interesting than fiction, and that diversity... 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 →

Bookish Buzz- Netflix’s Atwood Adaptation

Praise be, there's a new series based on a Margaret Atwood novel in the works. Netflix is joining Hulu on the Atwood adaptation bandwagon, with an upcoming miniseries based on Alias Grace. An historical fiction novel, Alias Grace is based on the true crime story of Grace Marks- a  woman convicted for the murder of her employer in... Continue Reading →