Category: Literary Romance

‘The Glass Ocean’ Book Review: You’ll Love this Historical Mystery Full of Romance Score 95%

‘The Glass Ocean’ Book Review: You’ll Love this Historical Mystery Full of Romance

If you have enjoyed any of the previous works by Lauren Willig, Beatriz Williams, or Karen White, or their previous collaboration, you might enjoy The Glass Ocean. If you like mysteries, romances, stories about writers, or stories set on ships, you should check out The Glass Ocean.

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Ranking the 16 Best Adaptations of the Beauty and the Beast Story

The Beauty and the Beast story is a tale as old as time. From Cupid and Psyche to the lesser-known...

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‘Cold Comfort Farm’ Book Review: A Futurist, Romantic Parody Score 80%

‘Cold Comfort Farm’ Book Review: A Futurist, Romantic Parody

Thus, begins Cold Comfort Farm, setting the tone for this tale of one young busybody, Miss Flora Poste. Cold Comfort Farm is a comedic novel, a gentle parody of romantic pastoral novels, of societal mores and the like.

It is also a futuristic novel, set in the near future (from 1932), after the fictional Anglo-Nicaraguan War of 1946, in which there are TV phones, and people jet around in private planes, flying themselves here and there.

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‘Ophelia’ Review: This is What Happens When ‘Hamlet’ is Told From the Female Perspective Score 90%

‘Ophelia’ Review: This is What Happens When ‘Hamlet’ is Told From the Female Perspective

Movie magic and thrilling female empowerment happen when Hamlet is told from the female perspective in Ophelia – a mostly brilliant re-imagining of Shakespeare’s tragic tale.

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‘Mansfield Park’ 1999 Review: A Unique and Controversial Adaptation Score 97%

‘Mansfield Park’ 1999 Review: A Unique and Controversial Adaptation

Patricia Rozema’s Mansfield Park (1999) is a unique and brazen adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, bringing out the book’s themes and morals in interesting ways.

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Where to Watch the Best Jane Austen Movies Right Now

After intense research, I’ve organized a list of where to watch Jane Austen movies on various streaming services right now. If a movie’s only available to rent/buy digitally or only on DVD, I’ll let you know. 

From faithful adaptations such as the iconic ’95 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice with Colin Firth to modern-day retellings like Clueless, there’s plenty of Jane Austen movies and TV shows to watch.

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