Bridgerton: The Duke and I

The inspiration for season one of the Netflix series, Bridgerton: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn details the complicated relationship of Daphne Bridgerton, the fourth child and eldest daughter of the Bridgerton family, and Simon Basset, the reluctant Duke of Hastings who also happens to be Daphne’s oldest brother Anthony’s best friend. Netflix pulled… Continue reading Bridgerton: The Duke and I

The Queen’s Gambit

Now a Netflix Original Series, The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis is the story of Beth Harmon, an eight-year-old orphan. While at the Methuen Home for Orphaned Children in Sterling, Kentucky, she learns the game of chess by playing with the janitor, Mr. Shaibel, in the basement. And there’s absolutely no stopping her. Mr. Tevis… Continue reading The Queen’s Gambit

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor

The Carls disappeared the same way they disappeared, in an instant. While the robots were on Earth, they caused confusion and destruction with only their presence. Part of their maelstrom was the sudden viral fame and untimely death of April May, a young woman who stumbled onto the Carls’ path, giving them their name, becoming… Continue reading A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Roaming through New York City at three A.M., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship – like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing samurai armor – April and her best friend, Andy, make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day, April wakes up to a… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing