That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare’s Most Notable Works Reimagined ↞ 2021 Full Anthology Review/Break Down

HI friends, welcome back to my blog! I wasn’t planning on doing a full review for this anthology but I was in a Shakespeare mood and I love talking about new releases so I figured I would do a quick breakdown of my thoughts on Dahlia Adler’s new Shakespeare Reimagined anthology that came out in March!

This isn’t a really in depth review because I didn’t take enough notes when I read it, but it does give you a good idea of what I thought of each story and the anthology as a whole (as someone who doesn’t typically enjoy short stories).

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That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare’s Most Notable Works ReimaginedEdited by Dahlia Adler / Stories by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka, Mark Oshiro, Kayla Ancrum, Anna-Marie McLemore, Lily Anderson, Amy Rose Capetta & Cory McCarthy, Dahlia Adler, Brittany Cavallaro, Kiersten White, Lindsay Smith, Tochi Onyebuchi, Joy McCullough, Patrice Caldwell, Samantha Mabry, Melissa Bashardoust

YA, Short Stories, Reimaging, Fantasy/Contemporary/Sci-Fi/Romance, Queer

Publication Date: March 16, 2021

Trigger Warnings: racism, antisemitism, homophobia, child neglect, physical abuse/violence, child abuse, emotional abuse, grooming, loss of a loved one, self-harm, miscarriage

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐

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THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER *SPOILER* THOUGHTS // marvel finally perfected queerbaiting… and now DISNEY is teaching US about racism… lol okay (but honestly it was good tho)

Hi friends, welcome back to my blog! I think that for the rest of the year I’m going to try out a new reviewing format for screen reviews and try episode breakdown reviews for some shows and I’m kicking it off with The Falcon and The Winter Soldier which just aired it’s finale on Disney+, so let me know if you’d like to see more of these in the future!

Overall, I did really enjoy the show which shocked the hell out of me as I wasn’t going to watch it originally, but I absolutely fell in love with Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson) and Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes) and honestly the entire rest of the cast too and I can’t wait to see them again in the future of the MCU!

Be prepared, this is a heavy show that deals with a lot of different topics and themes, and on top that a lot of choices were made my the writers so I have THOUGHTS, a lot of thoughts. This really would be easier in video format but I only run my blog, so you just get a long-form blog post where I go into each episode and a couple of things that stood out to me for each. Grab a snack and a drink and enjoy!

Let me know in the comments what you thought of the show and I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on the points I talked about! And let me know if you want to see more posts like this in the future!
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2021 Releases Mini Reviews: You Have A Match, Across The Green Grass Fields & Klara and the Sun

Hi everyone, welcome back to my blog! This year I have barely posted any reviews, mostly sticking to wrap ups and WWW updates but one of my goals for the year was to read more 2021 releases (which I’ve hardly been doing) so I figured to try and keep myself accountable I’d most some mini-reviews of 2021 releases and chat with you all about them!

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I REWATCHED GLEE SEASON 1 AND OH MY GOD

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Hi friends, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming at you with something new and different for me becuase I was feeling fun and festive and very very trashy! In the last few days of 2019 I started rewatching Glee and started writing this blog post but then I got half way through the season and stopped watching. But, now we’re in 2021 and I’ve decided to embrace my trashy mood and I’m finishing this rewatch! And, I figured why not post my Glee opinions and share them with all of you!

Let me know what you think of the show in the comments! Do you think the show aged well? Did you watch it when it came out?
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An Informal Review of The Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn

#1 The Duke and I

  • Problematic for literally no reason and definitely worse than the show’s first season.
  • I really really love the writing for this series and I loved getting to know the charcaters but overall, no matter how much I enjoyed this book I will never re-read it because it’s tainted by the rape scene, and by default I can never view Daphne (or Simon because he was not blameless in her lack of knowledge of understanding) in the same way again.

TW: rape, death of a parent, abuse/neglectful parent, death during childbirth, rape

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