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CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Title: The Starless Sea Author: Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 5 stars "Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest… Continue reading CJ Reviews: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Shakespeare 2020

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”

This week we continued with the Second Part of Henry the VI. At the time this was written it was actually the first of two parts, instead of the middle installment. I cannot disagree with the scholars who claim the first part is the weaker of the plays. The second part definitely felt much stronger.… Continue reading “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”

Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

“I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

This post is happening a little later than I had hoped, but oh well. Better late than never, right? As I was thinking about this post, I also felt the need to add a disclaimer that I won't be diving deep into much of literary analysis with these posts (unless I get in the mood,… Continue reading “I Prithee, Give Me Leave to Curse a While”

Anglophilia, Books, My Bookshelf, Shakespeare 2020

Resolutions and Shakespeare

Last month, as 2019 was winding down, I was thinking about New Year's Resolutions as people do. This year I didn't want to do the typical diet-type resolution. I was tired of making resolutions that are ineffective rarely kept. I wanted go into 2020 with clear, but personal goals in mind. 2020 is going to… Continue reading Resolutions and Shakespeare

Life or Something Like It, Real Life

What Rachel Held Evans Meant to Me

I've been going through a lot of emotions this past week. Just over a week ago, the world lost a beautiful voice in the faith community, and I've been struggling with how to mourn her. There are so many more eloquent posts that have been written by Rachel in the past week, but I felt… Continue reading What Rachel Held Evans Meant to Me