Charlotte Bront?'s impassioned novel Jane Eyre is the love story of a plain yet spirited governess and her employer, the arrogant and brusque Mr. Rochester. Published in 1847, under the pseudonym Currer Bell, the book featured a new kind of heroine -- one who manages to thrive on her integrity, intellect, and fullness of heart in order to overcome isolation, adversity, and class barriers. Over a century later, Jane Eyre is still regarded as one of...
Hello Boils and Ghouls! The Thrift Keeper here (named for my devilish ability to find the Best Bargains among Blood-Curdling titles!), and now that the most horrifying of all possible holidays is over (Valentine's Day—YUCK!), I'd like to help re-darken your horizons by talking about Romance Gone Wrong!
Who are the bestselling romance authors of all time? We decided to find out. Here's a retrospective of authors who topped the bestsellers lists from the 1930s onward.
Love is everywhere, especially in literature. Review ThriftBooks' top 10 greatest romantic couples in literature just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Getting young people to read old books can be challenging. One successful approach we’ve come across is to pair the original with a modern take on the story. Here we feature ten classic books matched with fun, updated retellings.