Category: Bookish Tweets

‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Brings ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors on Set

Stranger Things season 4 is turning out to be one of the series' strongest seasons ever, with writers and creators, the Duffer brothers, finishing the scripts for all episodes before filming for the first time in Stranger Things history (due to the pandemic), and now they're bringing on actors from the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones franchises to spice up our Hawkins drama and mystery.

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Bookish Tweets To Cheer Up Your Friday The 13th, Chapter Two

I may have been a bit MIA on the tweets-pieces, but I am back, here to bring a whole sack and a lot more some from the past two weeks of bookish cheer – and on the second Friday the 13th of the year too! Hence why I decided to add a second part to my first aptly-named piece earlier this year back in March (a.k.a. a very distant past life ago)...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Best Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner

Nigerian-born author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, won the Best Women's Prize for Fiction in 2007 for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun. Now, thirteen years later, she has been voted by over 8,500 readers as the top winner amongst all of the twenty-five women to have received this prize over the past quarter century.

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‘The Witches’ in the Hot Seat for Limb Impairment Implications

To the delight of many fantasy fans and classic children's book lovers, the trailer for the newest film adaptation of Road Dahls, The Witches, was released on October 22nd, 2020. However, Warner Bros portrayal of the defining characteristics of witches (detailed in the original book by Luke's grandmother as having claw-like fingers and square feet) has garnered backlash and criticism.

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