old FAVORITES made modern
You know when you are really enjoying a book and you wish you could just have more of it?
Today I have two fun resources for you where you can continue your enjoyment of two different books!
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
I feel like lots of people have probably heard of this first one, and that is The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.
If you enjoyed Pride and Prejudice (or even if you didn’t!) I think you’ll love The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. They take the story of Pride and Prejudice, put into today’s world and made it vlog style!
I came across The Lizzie Bennet Diaries about two years ago and I’ve watched the first thirteen episodes of the first season. I keep meaning to watch more but then keep forgetting about it.
Now that I just finished re-reading Pride and Prejudice, this would be a great time to pick back up with the show.
Also, the episodes are super short so it’s easy to fit one or two into the day here and there, there’s really no excuse for me to not continue on.
In a similar vein, if you like The Lizzie Bennet Diaries I think you’ll like this next one . . .
Anne With An E
Even though it has the same name as the new and fairly popular series that is on Netflix, this YouTube show is actually much older.
It is also a modern vlog-style remake of a popular book that is a favorite among many. And while I have heard other people mention The Lizzie Bennet Diaries before I’ve never heard of anyone mention this Anne with an E.
An added twist on this show is that Anne actually moves to Avonlea, Saskatchewan (not Prince Edward Island) and as a Saskatchewanian myself I enjoy this little twist.
I just came across this show a few weeks ago and I’ve just watched the first three episodes but I’ve got to say, I’m actually liking Anne more than I’m enjoying Lizzie from The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (maybe not too surprising because I do like Anne better as a book character as well).
Pride and Prejudice
Anne of Green Gables
Modern Remakes are Fun
I’m realizing I’m really enjoying modern remakes of old favorites and if you have any others you know of, please let me know!
If you haven’t heard of or watched one of both of these yet I hope you try them out soon!
I was a little shocked when I saw Anne with an E. I couldn’t imagine that was something you would enjoy 😳 but it makes more sense now, I will have to check out this version! Also, fun fact, the guy who plays Mr. Collins in the Lizzie Bennett Diaries is a Disney YouTuber that I watch haha
Haha, yes, different Anne with an E!
I also liked the Sanditon and Emma remakes Pemberly Digital put out.
Interesting! I haven’t seen either and will have to check them out.