To Read or Not to Read: My challenge for 2014

This year, one of my “resolutions” (though I hate that term, because I never stick to them, and then I feel like a failure) is to read all of the books in my Kindle library and on my bookshelf that I haven’t yet read. I spend a lot of money on books — whether digital…

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“And palm to palm is holy palmers’ kiss”

This post contains spoilers for the 2013 Romeo & Juliet! If you don’t want to know about the differences in this adaptation, don’t read this post until you’ve seen it! (Also, warning for discussion of suicide, guns, knives, and poison.) Because my best friend is the greatest human alive, they accompanied me to see the new film…

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Obsessed with William Shakespeare: A Memoir

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” – William Shakespeare, The Tempest My first exposure to William Shakespeare (that I can remember, at least) was reading Romeo & Juliet in the fourth grade. Seems a bit heavy for a 9 year-old, right? I made it through the first act — like my reading group and I…

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