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Book News and Book adaptions to TV/movies

Kiera Knightley will be starring in the adaption of “The Essex Serpent.” Al Roker production company is going to adapt Beverly Jenkin’s “Blessings” series into a TV show called “Hopetown.” This is about a wealthy African American woman who buys a childless town with the intention of turning it into a foster-family community. An Adaptation …

Fiction Reviews Humor

Review of “How to be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings” by Sarah Cooper

I am rating this book a 4.5 star rating. This book is just so funny/ sarcastic  but also relevant to 2020. After noticing that it will be a CBS series, I had to pick it up. I just loved it! It is a “guide” to assist women with working with men in the workplace.  It …

Book News (TV/Movie- Book Adaptions) Celebrity book clubs

A new book club subscription

It will be a monthly book subscription for $25. It will have 5 celebrities or “luminaries” who will choose the books. The first round of celebrities are Stephen Curry Malala Yousafzai Susan Orlean Richard Branson Joseph Campbell Foundation Here is a link for more information on the book club.

Non-Fiction Reviews

Review of “Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women” by Kate Moore

I am giving this book a 3.5 to 4 star review. This book was very interesting. I rarely pick up a non-fiction book. But I really enjoyed this one. Not for the writing, but more for the knowledge about what happened to these women. It is about the heartbreaking story of the dial painting “girls.” …

Articles Book News (TV/Movie- Book Adaptions) Celebrity book clubs

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine YA Book Club and announced her 1st book

OMG! Reese Witherspoon is starting a YA book club that will announce a pick the middle of every month! Reese just keeps giving us great books to read! I am a fan of YA novels as well as adult novels. So this will be a treat! Here is her announcement. Here is her selection! I …

Articles Book News (TV/Movie- Book Adaptions)

Book news on TV/Movie adaptations and more

‘The Turnout’ will adapted to TV From Author Megan Abbott! Hulu is adapted a movie from Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood” LeBron James and Universal are teaming up for a movie of the graphic novel “New Kid,” by Jerry Craft. I read this book a while back and it was good! Candice Fox’s “Crimson Lake” is going to be …

Articles Book News (TV/Movie- Book Adaptions)

Book News (What is coming to the big and small screens soon)

The YA novel ” They Wish They Were Us” Jessica Goodman is getting an adaption! Sydney Sweeney is producing and starring in this novel! Stephen King will be releasing a new book in March. It is a crime novel called “Later.” It is about Jamie Conklin, a boy whose unusual abilities could aid his single mom and …

Articles Celebrity book clubs

Amazon Celebrity Picks: Jessica Simpson This is not a direct link. Please type this into your browser. Amazon has celebrity picks all the time. This week it is Jessica Simpson! How cool?!?!?!?! Jessica Simpson selected: “The Book of Longings” “Normal People” “The Paris Wife” “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedoms” To see other celebrities and their …

Celebrity book clubs

A new celebrity book club: Goop Book Club (Gwyneth Paltrow)

Another celebrity book club that started in May 2020! Gwyneth Paltrow is starting to recommend books monthly on her Goop website. I will have the celebrity book club guide updated here shortly. Here are her books selections thus far: July 2020: “Lot” by Bryan Washington June 2020- “Latitudes and Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup May 2020- …

Celebrity book clubs

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club August Selection and complete list

Reese’s selection was “Everything Inside” by Edwidge Danticat. I was reading the guesses and the spoiler groups for this month. They were ALL way off with her selection this month. But looks like a good one! Here is a PDF of all her books from start to this month including other recommended books by Reese! …