Tuesday, February 6, 2018

What Happens Next

Bullying is no easy issue to tackle, but Susan Hughes' newest release, What Happens Next is a fantastic and powerful starting point for discussions on emotions, empathy, and how we can relate to others. With a brand new trailer, and new discussion guides written by a child psychologist with research background in bullying, What Happens Next is a moving and informative read on the difficult issue of bullying. 

Friday, February 2, 2018

The Shape of Water: Two Stories, One Idea

The novelization of Guillermo del Toro's newest film, The Shape of Water, a collaboration written by the iconic filmmaker and novelist Daniel Kraus, is so much more than a typical adaptation. Born from Kraus' lifelong idea, both the film and novel tell the story of a mute woman and imprisoned, mute creature falling in love in distinctly different ways. For more on this unique tale, and the collaboration of its two writers, check out this gizmodo article.