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The Wrath and the Dawn TV Series: What We Know

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh is being adapted into a television series. For all the details about this upcoming jump to film, here’s what we know about The Wraith & the Dawn TV series adaptation: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From Wikipedia: “The Wrath & the Dawn is a 2015 young …

Good in Bed HBO Max Movie: What We Know

Jennifer Weiner’s Good in Bed is being adapted into a movie starring Mindy Kaling, to be aired in HBO Max. For all the details about the upcoming film adaptation, here’s what we know about the Good in Bed movie: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From author Jennifer Weiner, Good in Bed is a semi-autobiographical …

Exit West Netflix Movie: What We Know

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid is being adapted into a movie by the Russo Brothers to be streamed on Netflix and produced by the Obamas. For all the details on this highly anticipated movie adaptation, here’s what we know about the Exit West movie: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From IMDB: “A young refugee …

25 Best Novels Set During the Great Depression

After reading Kristin Hannah’s The Four Winds and Jojo Moyes’s The Giver of Stars, it got me thinking about other novels set during the Great Depression. Despite their often dire and difficult settings, these books are often portraits in survival or courage, though often tinged with man’s failings and disappointments as well. General Adult Novels …

The Wife Upstairs

In The Wife Upstairs, Rachael Hawkins reimagines the classic gothic novel Jane Eyre as a Southern Gothic thriller set in Alabama. It’s in some ways successful, less so in others. On the plus side, The Wife Upstairs borrows from Jane Eyre, but modernizes and twists the story in interesting ways. A lot of the base …