Book Review: Such Sweet Sorrow, by Jenny Trout

What if Romeo had survived the events of Romeo and Juliet and, still determined to be reunited with his lost love in the afterlife, seeks out the help of no one other than Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, in order to make it happen? This is a great idea for a movie or a book, right? And Jenny Trout did it in this book, which is her first foray into young adult literature. Trout has been around for while, having published bestsellers like American Vampire and the Blood Ties series under the name Jennifer Armintrout and The Boss series, which Mara Wilson recommended during her Twitter war with E. L. James, under the name Abigail Barnette. Such Sweet Sorrow tells the story of Hamlet’s and Romeo’s journey into the Underworld to reunite Romeo with his beloved Juliet. Read More Book Review: Such Sweet Sorrow, by Jenny Trout

Looking for Perfection for 400 Years

While enjoying Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing, I got to thinking about the ideal woman. Specifically, as Alexis Denisof’s Benedick lists the traits he’d like in his perfect match, I got to thinking about a similar list in a Bollywood song. And so I started thinking about what makes up the” perfect woman.”

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