#YABkLove Day 28: Classics

#YABkLove Day 28

Here is where you can break away from strictly YA. Anything you think can be considered a classic that would be enjoyed by the YA crowd counts for this one. That includes modern classics. What classics do you adore that you loved as a teen?


#YABkLove Day 26: Adaptations

#YABkLove Day 26

It is day 26 and we have finally made it to my wheelhouse: adaptations! Let’s talk updated versions of fairy tales, myths, retold classics, folklore, etc. This was a huge trend about a year to three years ago but it is dying off now (you know, just as I finished my own fairy tale retelling manuscript). I still love them and I think there are some great ones to talk about.

Here are some of my favorites:

Review: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

My review of the classic book, North and South, is up over at All About Romance. 

This review is somewhat of a triple threat. I read the book, listened to the audiobook, and watched the BBC miniseries all together and all contributed to my enjoyment in their own way. First of all, let me gush. I loved this book. I adored this book. I want to tuck this book in next to me when I go to bed so I can cuddle it. By book, I mean the hero, Mr. Thornton, and by Mr. Thornton, I of course mean the dashing Richard Armitage playing the role in the BBC series.

Read the rest here.