Although everyone associates The Little Mermaid with Disney these days, the original fairy tale was actually written by the Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen. His version is also decidedly darker than the Disney interpretation.
The end of the year is fast approaching, but our readers still managed to slow down and take it easy with a few good books. However, deciding which ones to read was not as easy as July had its fair share of great books across all genres.
A Sight to Behold is the second book of poetry authored by Ann B. Rhodes. As a devoted Christian and passionate elementary school teacher, Rhodes writes on topics such as faith, family, and education, drawing heavily on her personal experiences.
Gail Honeyman released her debut novel, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely fine, in 2017 and it quickly won over the hearts of readers. It went on to win the Costa Debut Novel Award and the movie rights were quickly snapped up by Reese Witherspoon's company, Hello Sunshine.
Springback by Jana Miller is an impressive time manipulation thriller with thought-provokingly deep themes while remaining suitable for a YA audience.
These days, everyone knows James Bond, the fictional British Secret Service agent who works for MI6, from the blockbuster movies. However, most of these films are based on the novels written by the creator of 007, Ian Fleming.
We chat with Signe Whitson, an author and international educator on bullying prevention about modern bullying behavior and how to deal with it. She recommends 5 books on the topic and we explore what they are all about.
For many readers, Watership Down was one of the novels that marked a transition from childhood towards adulthood. Although it is a book about talking rabbits, the story is deeper than the average children's book and deals with mature themes.
Two ancient gods at battle throughout all of time and history -- this combination of Greek mythology, science fiction, and fantasy sets the reader up for an exciting ride.
The idea of leaving all your worries behind and running off to join a traveling circus has been a popular trope in movies and books for many years.