5 Broadway Backstage Books

Anyone who spends longer than a few minutes with me knows that I like theatre, particularly musical theatre. When the lights dim, the house hushes, and the first notes of the overture start—there aren’t many moments more magical than that.

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5 Cozies for a Snowy Day

The forecast called for snow this weekend. Schools, libraries, and businesses closed early Friday in anticipation of the impending Snowpocalypse. Up to ten inches was cited in most reports. Like many, I stocked up on groceries, made sure my bookshelf was full, wrapped myself up in a blanket, and braced for impact.

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5 Literary Cookbooks

After reading through Winnie-the-Pooh as a kid, nothing would have pleased me more than plopping down and sharing a pot of honey with the unflappable bear. Food is a common thread in most books, whether they be a children’s ode to stuffed animals or a Dickensian novella. Simply put: most characters have got to eat and these scenes can make readers downright hungry.

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5 Books About Political Campaigns

The 2018 Midterms are upon us. Political advertisements are dominating the airwaves. Mailboxes are stuffed to the brim with candidate mailers. Canvassers are still exploring communities, trying to get every voter to turn up. While politics can be polarizing, all candidates are connected by these actions: the art of the campaign.

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