Oprah to Produce Movie Adaptation of ‘An American Marriage’

Oprah to Produce Movie Adaptation of ‘An American Marriage’

Back in February of this year, Oprah announced on Twitter that she was working on adapting her Book Club pick An American Marriage to the big screen.   Bustle is reporting that the announcement has resurfaced recently with the novel’s author Tayari Jones retweeting Oprah’s original tweet and clarifying her enthusiasm. All of this suggests the project is moving forward in development.   I’m so excited. Can’t stop smiling. https://t.co/SKI1b9FXpn — Tayari Jones (@tayari) July 6, 2018   An American Marriage is both a suspenseful romance and an exploration of a married life in shambles, seen through the lens of letters sent back and forth between …

Here Is Every Celebrity Book  Club’s July Picks!

Here Is Every Celebrity Book Club’s July Picks!

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If you’re having a bit of trouble picking your next read, it may be worth it to see what some of our favorite celebrities are reading right now. The differences in picks really highlight each of the stars’ personalities. Have a little peek. This month’s picks include great finds, such as Jake Tapper’s The Hell Fire Club, Anthony Ray Hinton’s The Sun Does Shine, and Chanel Cleeton’s Next Year in Havana.   Mindy Kaling   While Mindy doesn’t have an official book club of her own, she likes to keep her Instagram updated with her current reads.   This month’s pick: She has …

Oprah Announces Her Newest Book Club Pick!

Oprah Announces Her Newest Book Club Pick!

It’s a well-known fact that getting your book picked for Oprah’s Book Club is like having a fairy godmother wave her wand and make the book an instant bestseller. The latest book to receive this notoriety is certainly worth the hype and is what Oprah herself describes in her announcement video as a story that “reads like an epic novel,” except that it’s a memoir and is all true. The next Oprah Book Club pick is….   The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton!   Image Via The Independent   Hinton’s …

The Best Book Subscription Boxes for Every Kind of Reader

The Best Book Subscription Boxes for Every Kind of Reader

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1. Book of the Month Before Oprah’s famous book club, there was the Book of the Month Club. Quite possibly one of the oldest book subscription services, Book of the Month Club has been around since 1926 and has been providing the nation with top picks.     A post shared by Book of the Month (@bookofthemonth) on May 13, 2018 at 6:27pm PDT   What you get: Readers get to pick one Book of the Month hardcover book of your choice from a list of titles picked by BOTM judges. Along with the book, readers get access to a …

7 Strange Genres You’ve Definitely Never Heard Of

7 Strange Genres You’ve Definitely Never Heard Of

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You’ve heard of the basic literary genres – fiction, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, etc., but have you heard of Feghoot or furry sleuth? There are more to literary genres than the classics and here are some that you might’ve not known.    1. Canadiana    Sometimes known as CanLit or Canadiana, it’s exactly what you would expect it to be, Canadian literature. The sub genre is similar to Americana fiction, but with stories centered around Canada. The literature has been strongly influenced by international immigration with themes of the works surrounding ethnic minority, identity, duality, and cultural differences.  via Giphy …