Tyler’s Vinegar Girl, Fully Tamed | RA Crossroads

Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge, and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, William Shakespeare leads me down a winding path.

Curtis Sittenfeld | LibraryReads Author, April 15, 2016

“I really like writing about characters who are smart but make a lot of mistakes or see things inaccurately, who are intelligent and observant and fairly misguided,” confided Sittenfeld in a conversation with LJ about her lusciously entertaining new novel, Eligible.

LibraryReads April 2016

Ten best books chosen by librarians across the country as their top reads for the month of April, featuring Curtis Sittenfeld’s modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice.

Bleeding Hearts, Group Minds, Artistic Pairings, O.J. Running | What We’re Reading

As spring creeps ever closer, the members of the “What We’re Reading” team cover a lot of bookish ground.

Rescuing Books, Remembering Harper Lee, Adding Rum | What We’re Reading

The readers at LJ/School Library Journal talk about the book they’d rescue from a fire and pay tribute to Harper Lee.

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld | LJ Review

In this charming modern adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, Sittenfeld (Prep; ­American Wife) deftly brings Austen’s classic into the 21st century.

The Brontës and Austen Redux, Redux | Wyatt’s World

There is a new wave of retellings of Austen and the Brontës happening now and into the spring, seeking to reinvent the beloved classics. Here are five forthcoming titles in that mold.