Theatre Review: Troilus & Cressida (Royal Shakespeare Company)

My birthday treat this year was a pair of tickets to see a live-streamed production of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Troilus & Cressida. The play is a love story that unfolds in the midst of the Trojan war. With the Greek army camped at their walls, tensions are mounting in the besieged city. Troilus and Cressida must negotiate a tangle of betrayal and deceit if they are to remain true to one another. Continue reading Theatre Review: Troilus & Cressida (Royal Shakespeare Company)

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng: Character-Driven Drama

Rating: 5 stars

Category: Emotional

Synopsis: Shaker Heights seems like an almost flawless town – careers, families and entire lives are carefully constructed with little margin for error. All this changes when free spirit Mia moves in with her daughter Pearl. Secrets and scandals begin to emerge that threaten to crumble the community’s perfect facade.  Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng: Character-Driven Drama

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Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 3: Your Questions Answered

What actually happens at a book club meeting?
Do I need to like classic/scholarly literature to join a book club?
What if I can’t think of anything to say about the book?

In this final part of Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs, I will be answering some common FAQs about joining a book club… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 3: Your Questions Answered

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Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 2: Finding Your Perfect Book Club

Welcome to my new feature Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs, in which I will do my best to answer all of the questions you may have about joining a book club. Why take part? Where can you find one? What actually happens at a book club meeting? Do you have to be a scholar of high-brow literature to be welcome?

This week I will:

1. Suggest some ways to find book clubs in your area

2. Give you some things to consider when looking for a book club to suit you Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 2: Finding Your Perfect Book Club

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Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 1: Reasons to Join a Book Club

Welcome to my new feature Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs, in which I will do my best to answer all of the questions you may have about joining a book club. Why take part? Where can you find one? What actually happens at a book club meeting? Do you have to be a scholar of high-brow literature to be welcome?

This week I will be sharing my top 7 reasons to join a book club… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Book Clubs Part 1: Reasons to Join a Book Club

100 Followers & Share Your Blog!

Miscellany Pages has now reached 100 followers! I never expected this when I decided to try and write a book review a year-and-a-bit ago. Thank you to everyone who has supported the blog so far, I appreciate you very much! I started a book blog simply because I thought it would look good on my university application, without realising how much I would become immersed … Continue reading 100 Followers & Share Your Blog!