Love at First Sight and ‘Our Chemical Hearts’

Jan 8th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

I’ve never been a fan of Romeo and Juliet. I agree, wholeheartedly, that Shakespeare was a genius. His works have moved me to tears, given me butterflies and even sent shivers down my spine. But Romeo and Juliet?! A teenage boy pining over a girl we never actually see, getting forced into going to a party where he forgets the agony he’s just told us...

Review: We Were Liars

Jan 7th, 2017 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 2 min read

Before boxing day, when my sister and I were choosing books to buy during the sales, I hadn’t even heard of E. Lockhart or her novel, We Were Liars. I was simply splitting the books into a pile for her and a pile for me when I caught sight of the blurb: Admit it, you’re curious now too! I admit, I’m struggling to write this...