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5 ROMEO AND JULIET Valentine’s (and Galentine’s!) Gifts

The 5 best Romeo and Juliet themed Valentine's Day (or Galentine's Day!) gift options for Shakespeare and literature lovers.

Book Style: ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare

An outfit based on the themes and cover of Romeo and Juliet

We Need More Feminist Juliets

I’m on the lookout for Feminist Juliets. The truth is, Shakespeare is not my favorite writer. While his poems are ...

Romantic Heroes I Wouldn’t Date

For various reasons, I am only just now reading Wuthering Heights for the first time. (Actually, there’s only one reason: ...

3 On A YA Theme: Diverse Takes On Romeo & Juliet

Here’s a microtrend in YA this fall that is worth noting: there are at least three re-imaginings of Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo ...

No One Wants To Read A “Healthy” Love Story

I am vehemently anti-Fifty Shades of Grey. From my perspective, Christian Grey is a bully whose approaches to sex reek of ...

March Book Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

Read ‘Em: Shakespeare in the Comic Shop

Plays are not meant to be read. This was one of my first lessons when I began pursuing a degree ...

5 Anime Series Based on Classic Literature

We cover movies, Western TV series, comics, and more based on lit all the time, but let’s look Eastward, towards ...

Bookish Moments on Boy Meets World

I was a nineties kid, and I grew up on Boy Meets World. I routinely took photos of Topanga to ...

David Gilmour: Shallow. Misguided. And Wrong.

Oh, David Gilmour.  Just.  Stop.  Talking. Bookish internet was abuzz yesterday with David Gilmour’s assertion that he is “not interested ...

Kickstart the Classics: Romeo and Juliet

What if the writers of our most treasured stories had to crowd-fund their projects?  Let’s imagine what it would be ...