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Sherlock Holmes and The Case of Too Many Adaptations

Has there ever been a literary character adapted to film and television as much as Sherlock Holmes? From the Basil Rathbone films of the '30s and '40s to SherlockElementary, and Danny Boyle’s films starring Robert Downy Jr. and Jude Law, there have been many variations on Holmes and Watson. Heck, we even have a Sherlock Holmes Handbook for would-be sleuths. But what might the characters themselves think about these adaptations?

Posted by Jadzia Axelrod

Mamma Mia: The Dead Walk Again

Much like an unstoppable animated corpse that seeks on your destruction, the Mamma Mia film series has returned with a sequel, Mamma Mia! Here I Go Again. With Lily James, the star of Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, joining the cast as a young version of Meryl Streep’s character, it’s hard not to imagine how a zombie-filled, ABBA-inspired musical might go. Probably something a little like this…

Posted by Jadzia Axelrod

Our Favorite New and Highly Anticipated Book to TV Adaptations

[source: Starz]

It’s a good time to be a well-read TV fan. Between The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu, Big Little Lies on HBO, and Thirteen Reasons Why on Netflix, readers have a lot to look forward to as the books they know and love experience massively expanded universes in the form of new worlds and new characters. And bookworms who are still trying to scratch that television itch have a ton to look forward to in the coming months. To celebrate this literary television surge, here are our the recent book to TV adaptations we’re excited about.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

How to be a Pro at Book Signings

[source: Calum MacAulay on Unsplash]

Meeting authors can be both thrilling and terrifying, especially at a book signing. We get it, you want to look cool and collected in front of your favorite author. We've got some handy tips on becoming a book signing professional.

Posted by Sandra Woolf

How to Decrease Your Bookish Carbon Footprint

Let's face it. Even the most eco-conscious bookworm is sure to feel a tinge of guilt as they set out to devour the latest paperback. So, today we’re examining our reading habits – and making small adjustments that can make a big impact.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Chocoholics in Pop Culture

[source: Warner Brothers]

Saturday, July 7 is World Chocolate Day and we have cocoa and sugar on the brain. To celebrate this (totally valid, completely real) holiday, we’re looking back at some of our favorite chocoholics in pop culture – with a literary bent! Would you expect anything less?

Posted by Danielle Mohlman