#Jane Eyre

And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, ...

I Wish You Did Not Think Me a Woman: Prejudice and Charlotte Brontë

This is a guest post from Patricia Park. Patricia is the author of RE JANE: A Novel, a Korean-American retelling ...

Ripe For Some Queering: LGBTQ Plots For the Classics

The “Classics” are often held up by readers as being some of the best books ever written. And with good ...

If Literary Characters were Lifestyle Bloggers

Let’s imagine what it would be like if seven literary characters had their own lifestyle blogs… 7 Ways to Upcycle ...

Five Thoughts on a First Ever Reading of Jane Eyre

A few years ago, I wrote a silly post about literary confessions — one of which was that I frequently ...

20 Amazing Soundtracks & Songs from Movies Based on Books

A soundtrack can make or break a movie in the same way that acting, a script, or the production style ...

10 Bookish Keep Calm Posters

The Keep Calm meme originated in 1939 when the British government printed a limited number of motivational posters designed to ...

On The Road: Midwest Indie Bookstore Tour 2013

Over Labor Day weekend, I crossed a significant item off my bookish bucket list. I spent the weekend driving 1,200 ...

Jane Austen vs. Jane Eyre, and 4 Other Reading Confessions

We here at Book Riot are in full confession mode! Last week, Rebecca revealed her seven reading secrets and Kit ...

Casting Downton Abbey From Literature, Part II–Downstairs

Several weeks ago I shared a possible cast of Abbey’s “upstairs” denizens; this week, we turn to the popular BBC-produced ...

The Best Book I’ve Never Read

In the week between Christmas and New Year’s I packed up all my books and moved. Granted I only moved ...

(Non)Spooky Reads: Books For the Wimp in Us All

Around this time of the year, it seems everyone gets all excited about getting scared out of their pants. Halloween ...