Wooing, Wedding, Happy Ending: Shakespeare’s Comedies

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Today is all about remembering the timeless quality of the Bard's craft--from his tragedies and histories to his comedies and poems. Personally, I love reading Shakespeare's comedies. Not only are they playful and funny, but they are also timeless in their exploration of human emotions, social conflicts and gender fluidity. You can … Continue reading Wooing, Wedding, Happy Ending: Shakespeare’s Comedies

Holiday Season Book Recommendations

The holiday season is just around the corner! If you're still looking for books to gift to family and friends or add to your own holiday reading list, make sure to check out these amazing stories. From comedy and nonfiction to sci-fi, here's a must-read list of books for every type of reader. Comedy/ Crime: … Continue reading Holiday Season Book Recommendations

“A repeating world–same old story:” The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson

What if we found another planet--pristine and habitable, like our own, before we took it to the edge of destruction? Would we start all over again or repeat the same mistakes? In The Stone Gods, Jeanette Winterson takes us on an imaginary journey to find the answer. The Stone Gods is comprised of three different … Continue reading “A repeating world–same old story:” The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson

What’s the Problem with American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins?

American Dirt tells the story of a Mexican mother and her son who are forced to flee their home in Mexico for the U.S. after their whole family is murdered by a drug cartel. Because the cartel is looking for the two everywhere, even among the police and public officials, Lydia and Luca can't risk … Continue reading What’s the Problem with American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins?