I Read All of Shakespeare’s Plays & Ranked Them

I have officially read the ENTIRE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Is there an award for that? I feel like that should exist. Since I thought it would be interesting – at least to me – and a few of you requested something like this, I decided I would write a post raking the plays from […]

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Book Review | House on Fire

I don’t read a lot of contemporary fiction. But I do occasionally enjoy it, and Bonnie Kistler’s debut novel, House on Fire, caught my eye. It seemed like a great family drama. I was hoping for a new Celeste Ng, and that’s not exactly what I got. While I don’t regret giving this book a chance, it definitely […]

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Yes! More Harry Potter | Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I was not going to review this (I still don’t really know that I’d call this a review). It’s been out in the world less than twenty-four hours, and already there is controversy surrounding it. Like many of you, I grew up with Harry Potter. I have been reading and rereading the books since I was […]

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Book Review | Our Town

It’s been a few years since I’v read a play that wasn’t written by William Shakespeare. So I was excited when this month’s prompt for the Reading New England Challenge was to read poetry or drama, and decided to use the opportunity to read a play. I chose Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town. (This […]

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