Have you heard about “The Great American Read” yet? It’s an eight-part series airing on PBS, starting May 22, that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Here are the Macmillan titles included: DUNE by Frank Herbert GILEAD by Marilynne Read More » […]
♫♪♫♫♪ Summer lovin, had me a blast; summer lovin, happened so fast ♫♪♫♫♪ NPR shared their favorite romances in a Books of Summer Love segment, including these red hot reads from Macmillan: Historical The Wallflowers (series), by Lisa Kleypas Lisa Kleypas writes solid contemporary romances too, but this series about a quartet of 19th-century young women Read More » […]
JANE EYRE LAID BARE is the classic gothic erotic mash-up that you won't be able to put down!
The already fiery love story between Jane and Mr. Rochester is lovingly infused with even more passion and heat. In fact, I feel like I should warn you against shelving the paperbacks next to other books... they may simply burst into flame. Author Eve Sinclair writes between the lines to chart the smoldering sexual chemistry between the long-suffering governess and her brooding employer.
Don't believe me? Get out your headphones (because this is so nsfw!) and listen up:
Jane purists may protest (perhaps too much, methinks?), but Sinclair assures us that there's no cause for alarm, "I have changed very little of Brontë's original to retell the timeless story of a young girl falling for an unattainable older man and getting out of her depth in a sensual world she cannot control."