Review of “Diana: Her True Story- In Her Own Words” by Andrew Morton

As many people are watching “The Crown” on Netflix, a lot of people are scrambling to read books about the royals. I am not exception. I just wanted so much more information about her life. I am giving this book a 4 star review. It was in her own words but through an interview with […]

Review of “The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany” by Lori Nelson Spielman

You will fall in love with the setting and characters- guaranteed! I am rating this book a 4.5-5 star review. This story is about a “curse” of  the 2nd born women in the family. The curse is that they are never to marry. Emilia, Lucy, and Poppy are all a 2nd born daughter. Emilia’s life […]

Book adaptions from TV/Movie & Other Book News

 The CW will be adapting Jane Austen. It is called “Modern Austen.” It is a show with jane Austin books with a modern twist. ‘Blue Ivy Carter will be narrating “Hair Love” by Matthew Cherry. CBS is adapting an upcoming “Silence of the Lambs” series called “Clarice.” They have added a cast; Rebecca Breeds, Kal […]

Time Magazine’s list of 100 of the Best Fantasy Novels of All Time

The Arabian Nights Le Morte D’Arthur by Thomas Malory Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Five Children and It by E. Nesbit Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis The Palm-Wine Drinkard by […]

Book News: TV/Movie adaptions from books!

Johnny Depp will no longer play Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film franchise. The film will now be delayed for release. What a bummer…. I have been waiting for a long time for this film. Terry Pratchett’s novel “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents” from the Discworld series is being adapted into an animated […]

Review of “Lily and Dash: Book of Dares” by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

I am giving this book a 3.5 to 4 star review. It was a cute read! Get ready because Netflix has the movie coming out for the holidays! Basically, a cynical young man (Dash) who hates Christmas happens upon a scavenger hunt through a book store which expands through NYC. The owner of the notebook […]

Review of “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11” by Mitchell Zuckoff

This novel was hands down one of the most terrifying and hardest books that I have ever read in my life. I am giving this book a 5 star review. I will NEVER forget this book. I had nightmares, shed tears, shocked, horrified, and learned a lot. I will never forget some of the stories. […]

Oprah’s selections for Thanksgiving themed books for adults and children Above is a link to the article. Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet (CHILDREN) There There by Tommy Orange (ADULT) Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin (ADULT) We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell (CHILDREN) The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney […]