Wicked

Love Hamilton? Check out these other books that inspired musicals

The Tony Awards were presented this week and, to nobody’s surprise, Hamilton took home 11 awards; but it may surprise you to learn that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway behemoth musical was based on a book. Yes, Miranda ingeniously diversified the story, but the original source material was Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow’s 2005 biography, Alexander Hamilton.… Read More »

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6 Favorite Retellings of Classics

I can’t help but love books that take a classic story and give it a fresh, modern twist. While there are countless titles that take what’s familiar and make it into something new, these are my fave recent examples:   CLASSIC: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum RETELLING: Wicked by Gregory Maguire Told… Read More »

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