As they start rolling in, I will post links to the best books of 2020 according to their sources. This will be updated as they come in! Time Magazine: https://time.com/collection/must-read-books-2020/ The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/28/best-books-of-2020?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Today%20in%20Books&utm_content=Final&utm_term=BookRiot_TodayInBooks_DormantSuppress The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/culture/2020-in-review/the-best-books-we-read-in-2020 New York Times This is the link Book Riot Best Books of 2020 Read more
For a look at my review, click the link below: Review of “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey Sorry! The photo quality is not the greatest. I should have screenshoted it.
She is the author of “Waiting for Tom Hanks” and “Not Like the Movies.” I read both and loved them. I cannot wait for this book! I LOVE LOVE the cover too.
For my checklist of all of King’s novels, check out this blog post. Stephen King: The Ultimate Works Check List for download
The adaption of “Trickster” will be on the CW in January. It is based on the series by a First Nations writer. Christine Herman’s “The Devouring Gray” MIGHT see an adaption soon. Renee Ahdieh’s “The Wrath and the Dawn” is being adapted into a TV series. It is a fantasy Read more
Put that clicker down and read the book before the movie! We got hallmark channel movies that we based on books! OMG! The Jingle Bells Bride by Scarlet Wilson Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans Northern Lights of Christmas by Teri Read more
I may be the only one who does this, but I enjoy tracking the settings of the books that I read. I have a US and World map. After figuring out the location of a book, I then color my page. I do this yearly then create a new map Read more
The Arabian Nights Le Morte D’Arthur by Thomas MaloryAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollThrough the Looking Glass by Lewis Five Children and It by E. NesbitOzma of Oz by L. Frank BaumMary Poppins by P.L. TraversThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisThe Palm-Wine Drinkard by Amos Read more
NOTHING can come close to this series. I read them a few years ago in my 30s and still loved these books. Even though you will never come close to the magic of Harry Potter books here are some recommendations of other books that you may enjoy. Oprah Magazine Recommends Read more
In an interview with Lloyd Minor, Dean of medicine at Stanford University, on October 21, 2020, Gates recommended the next four books to read during the pandemic. “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander ” Breath from Salt: A Deadly Generic Disease, a Read more
Mudbound co-writer, Virgil Williams, will adapt S.A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland. “The White Tiger” with Priyanka Chopra Jonas, based on the novel by Aravind Adiga is going to be adapted. The new trailer hit already for it. Midnight Sky, George Clooney’s new work will be adapting from “Good Morning, Midnight by Read more
1. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll 2. 1984 – George Orwell 3. The Lord Of The Rings trilogy – JRR Tolkien 4. War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy 5. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy 6. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle 7. To Kill A Read more
Order of Goosebumps Books Welcome to Dead House Stay Out of the Basement Monster Blood Say Cheese and Die! The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb Let’s Get Invisible Night of the Living Dummy The Girl Who Read more
Jane Harper’s “The Dry” is being adapted to a film. I reported on this earlier. But I have more information now. It will be starring Eric Bana. It will start in Australia on Jan 1st. If you live in the US, you will have to wait a little longer. Bill Read more
I wanted to take the time to thank my local library! This is the new building. Knox Public Library in Knox, Pa. Home of the Horsethief festival. When I was a small kid, no one around me read. It was hard to be motivated to read. I thank my school Read more
Angie Thomas’s On the Come Up will have Wanuri Kahiu as a director who is also working on the adaption of The Black Kids. Elouise Norton Detective Series by Rachel Howzell has been optioned for TV. Disney is doing an adaption of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone. Even Read more
So what is sweeter than the anniversary of your book blog? Well, getting to your book goal for this year earlier than expected! 100 books in 2020 in October! I am sure I will tie to the same amount of books that I did last year which was 144 books! Read more
Armie Hammer reads from Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier . The movie starring Mr. Hammer is on Netflix on October 21st! I just finished this book and loved it. You can see my review here. Review of “Rebecca” by Daphne du Maurier Happy watching and reading, Book Nerds!
WOW! One year! To be honest, it feels as though it has been a lot longer than a year! I would not be here without having so many wonderful Book Nerds reading my blog! Thank you for reading my blog! A big shout out to my husband for helping me Read more
Emma Roberts is producing V.E. Schwab’s “Teen Vampire” Series. It is a short story anthology called “Vampires Never Get Old” is heading to Netflix. The show will be called “First Kill.” Americanah series as previously reported on my blog is not moving along for HBO Max. Lupita Nyong’o has dropped Read more
“The Memory Police” by Yoko Ogawa is getting adapted thanks to Amazon. It is a surveillance-state dystopian society. “Memorial” by Bryan Washington will become a TV series! A new movie called “Come Away” which has features of Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan is coming soon. It stars Angelina Jolie. Read more
Halloween is always a good time to break out my Poe tales! My favorite tale is “The Black Cat.” I used to be freaked out by that story! Happy reading, Book Nerds! Poems: PoetryO, Tempora! O, Mores! (Never published in Poe’s lifetime)TamerlaneSongImitationA DreamThe LakeSpirits of the DeadEvening StarDreamsStanzas The Happiest Read more
Fantasy novels are everywhere! I am going to break down some fantasy genres. Fantasy is a genre of novels that features magical and supernatural elements that do not exist in the real world. Some may be in real world settings whereas others in new universes. Some of the subgenres of Read more
As Halloween gets closer, I thought it would be a good idea to start thinking about the genre of horror. Today it is paranormal/ghosts. hopefully you will enjoy these BOOs— I mean Books! Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier (Graphic Novel) City of Ghosts by V.E. Schwab The Turn of the Shrew Read more
I read her book “Beach Read” and loved it! I am anticipating the release of her new novel called “People We Meet on Vacation.” YAY I cannot wait for this book! Head over to Netgalley right now to request a copy! Happy reading, Book Nerds!
An Adaption on Hulu of Agatha Christie’s Marple series will be on British ITV TV. Layne Fargo’s book “They Never Learn” is being adapted for TV. Julie Murphy, who wrote the book “Dumplin,” will be working on a project for Disney. She is working on “If the Shoe Fits” a Read more