TNFro Is Reading…Bridgerton Mondays

TNFro Is Reading…Reflecting on MLK, Manifestation of the Dream, RIP Shabba Do, Chattabook Additions feliciabaxter

**Full Episode Notes On Dalesangelsinc Blog** Discuss the manifestation of the Dream, The 4 Year Nightmare coming to an End. The passing of an icon of Street Dancing. Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones from the iconic Breakin 1 and 2. Navigate to Alibris.com and use the following codes to get a percentage off of your order.     Take $10 off $75+ Coupon code:KING       As well navigate  to Chattabooks, my online bookstore, to purchase all the books discussed in this and previous episodes.   to support me and other local booksellers. Writer's Block Coffee Promo-Code: tnfroisreading   Ship A Bag of Dicks Promo Code: tnfrogotjokes     Don't forget to navigate to www.dalesangelsinc.com for all special offers and updates on nerd news. Drop me a line at tnfroisreading@gmail.com  or even leave a 2 minute voicemail at 423-463-0658…no trolly messages please. Your comments may actually be read or played during the podcast! Also if you like what you are hearing and tired of free-loading become a patron through Podbean https://patron.podbean.com/TheTalkingFro 
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  5. TNFro is Reading…The Duke and I by Julia Quinn and Watching Bridgerton by Shondaland

The era of the acclaimed series by Shondaland, Bridgerton, on Netflix takes place in the Regency Era. Same era of Jane Austen’s works but in this case the modern writings of an author of Jewish descent. I am reading a beautifully written, surprising to me because again I am no fan of romance novels. But even the prologue starts off at the birth of a the 10th Duke Hastings Simon. But as I am reading other coverage of the series, I found out Queen Charlotte does not play a significant role in the book series, but she has such a presence in the series, I am glad this deviation from the original story line added to the drama and enhanced the original storyline. (I wish the writers of the stand could have viewed this piece to show them how it’s done, but I digress) Besides the opulent gowns

BRIDGERTON GOLDA ROSHEUVEL as QUEEN CHARLOTTE in episode 105 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX © 2020

and over the top wigs, with this Afro wig being what I aspire to.

Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton

Even the music or soundtrack of the series, I could have sworn they played Adam Levine on the violin during one of the balls but on period instruments and believe it or not it all worked! Also, I was struck of the racial diversity on display from Lord Hastings, umm fine.

Duke Hastings and Lady Danbury

As well as Her Royal Majesty, the Queen who has been rumored well to be more ethnic.

Faux Queen on the left, Queen Charlotte to your right

I am not sure but before the days of fillers and hair straighteners, she had full lips and her natural hair was well, natural. I think the Queen in life was a sister, and the genetics historian Mario De Valdes y Cocom, who began his studies in 1967, according to the Washington Post and I think support that even though naysayers say naw. Meghan Markle, or the Duchess of Sussex is not the first mixed raced royal, sorry ya’ll.

OMG My Niece looks like Queen Charlotte!!!!

but it does not take away from the amazing drama, amazing actors and actresses, and presence in this beautiful production. It’s not just the youthful actors,

the aunties are rocking this series!

In this socially fractured times we live in, and seeing people of color portraying great people of history marvelously by the way, makes me as a Black women feel pretty damn awesome and proud this was produced amazingly. I have even been opened up to a whole new genre of books to read, historical romance.

But I have personally become very accustomed to nothing less from Shonda Rhimes and her team. Well done! I look forward to reading the books and you can use my coupon codes

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