Five of the Hip-Hoppin’est Rabbits From Literature

Five of the Hip-Hoppin’est Rabbits From Literature

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Easter’s coming up, and whether or not you get a protected holiday – looking at you Ireland with your two week vacation – there’s something worth celebrating, whether it’s 50% off Easter chocolates come Monday, or famous rabbits in literature. Though at Bookstr, we’re going to celebrate with both!   1. Rabbit from Winnie-the-Pooh   Image via Basement Rejects   Rabbit gets the first slot on our list because of all the rabbits in literature, Rabbit seems the most lazily named. Sure, three other bunnies on this list have Rabbit, or a not-so-subtle reference to rabbits, in their name, but …

The Best Books Coming to Screens This February

The Best Books Coming to Screens This February

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We are now one month into 2018. So far, so good. Hopefully at this point  you’ve read several books. Or maybe you’ve just read one. Or maybe you’re in between reads. Whatever your circumstance, I hope your year’s gotten off to a good reading start.   If you need a break from reading, then you might want to head to the movies during these winter weekends. Here are the best books coming to screens this February!   February 9th   Fifty Shades Freed   Image Via Universal Pictures   With the tagline “Don’t miss the climax,” the grand finale of …

Could ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Hobbit’ Bring the Big Bucks to Your Bank Account?

Could ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Hobbit’ Bring the Big Bucks to Your Bank Account?

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I really do love that show Antiques Roadshow, you know it right? Where regular people find a fancy gravy boat in their attic and take it to the experts on the show, and find out that dust gravy boat is worth $60,000. “Oh my,” they ususally say. My reaction would be a tad more enthusiastic, but I may get to share in that thrill soon. And you could too!   Forbes recently released the news of the books you may have in your attic or tucked away on the shelf that could sell for a pretty penny.   Image Via LoveAntiques …

I am Afraid of the ‘Peter Rabbit’ Trailer

I am Afraid of the ‘Peter Rabbit’ Trailer

Readers, I am upset, and here is why. As a child, I had a charming mug and bowl set decorated with beautiful watercolor pictures of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit and his extended family frolicking and being nice. I am only glad that that crockery is safely hibernating in my parents’ attic and is nowhere near a television or any form of technology that might transmit news of the genuinely horrifying adaptation of Peter Rabbit set to be released by Columbia Pictures early next year. The cute crockery would surely spontaneously shatter were they to witness the trailer which dropped yesterday. …