Top 9 Broadway Musicals You Didn’t Know Were Based on Books

Musicals are truly amazing. They are like movies, but with music and longer. And a surprising amount of them are based on books. When we hear the names of some of these Broadway plays, we immediately recognize the books they were inspired by, like West Side Story being based on Romeo and Juliet or The … Continue reading Top 9 Broadway Musicals You Didn’t Know Were Based on Books

Top 9 Gothic Romance Novelists

Romance novels in the U.S. make more money than any other genre, despite often being some of the most stereotypical and repetitive books. Why is this? Some people say it’s because we in America prefer to live in fantasy relationships over real relationships. I personally think this is not a true. Instead, people (mostly women) … Continue reading Top 9 Gothic Romance Novelists

Top 9 Autobiographies You Have to Read

There are thousands of autobiographies published and republished every year. And, honestly, a lot of them suck. It seems like every day that an entitled, opinionated celebrity decides to divulge their secrets to the public by publishing their life story in a book they probably didn’t even write. Can you tell I am a bit … Continue reading Top 9 Autobiographies You Have to Read

Top 9 Historical Eras Nobody Writes About

The Era of Steam filled with Victorian civility and Sherlock Holmes. The Shakespearean London bursting with disease, puffy gowns, and tights. The dynasties of China filled with fanciful dragons and real court drama. Medieval Europe plagued by, well, plague, and chivalry. Ancient Egyptian pharaohs and the gods they serve. When you hear the word historical … Continue reading Top 9 Historical Eras Nobody Writes About

Top Nine Historical Cozy Mystery Series

Amory Ames Mystery Series by Ashley Weaver (2014-) This is the shortest and most recent series on this list, and I was reluctant to add it simply because only three books have come out featuring this quirky sleuth. However, I decided it deserved mentioning due to one unique aspect: the relationship between the main couple … Continue reading Top Nine Historical Cozy Mystery Series