What I am Studying: Vol 121.

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Hiya my darlings,

Completely satisfied autumn to you all! This has been a wild yr, hasn’t it? I’ve been so busy working for Instore Magazine and with my treasured freelance writing purchasers that I haven’t been posting right here at good outdated DitL as a lot, however I haven’t forgotten you! I’d always remember you.

I’ve additionally spent lots of time this yr working with my new physician on determining new methods to handle my Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the mysterious persistent medical situation that I used to be lastly recognized with final yr. I’m glad to say that I’m lastly making actual progress and I’m within the course of of constructing plans to go to a jewellery occasion in particular person (!!!!!!) for the primary time since 2019. And don’t fear, there might be a serious photograph recap after I get again.

I hope that you simply all had beautiful, stress-free, joy-filled summers and are on the point of settle into the slower tempo of Autumn. Though, really, autumn tends to be my busiest time of the yr. Anybody else?

I’m nonetheless loving the marginally cooler temps and the drastically much less humid air. Maryland summer season air seems like a heat, moist sponge in your lungs, so it’s great to go exterior and truly benefit from the ambiance. I hope it’s simply as attractive the place you’re!


What I’m studying

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. It is a faux relationship up to date romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and contains a grad pupil who must faux to be relationship a Professor (however not her personal professor) so as to assist help a good friend’s relationship. The primary character is a younger scientist searching for funding for a venture that’s near her coronary heart…however will she additionally find yourself opening herself as much as love for the primary time in her grownup life? The trainer/pupil relationship is dealt with thoughtfully with cautious traces drawn and a spotlight paid to the truth that such relationships might be abusive. Themes of academia, challenges ladies face within the sciences, friendship, and demi-sexuality.

Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke. I’m about 75% of the way in which performed with this e-book and am actually having fun with it. It’s YA, and it follows sarcastic, irreverent Jane as she places her life collectively after a traumatic occasion her senior yr of highschool. Jane is shifting on by shifting out of her mother and father’ home and taking courses at the local people faculty, however her new lodging have a catch: the one place she will afford hire is Home of Orange, a brand new group home actuality present being produced by an area movie pupil. TW for suicidal ideation.

Psy-Changelings series by Nalini Singh: I’ve learn this complete sequence a number of instances, even though it’s 20+ books. I really like a pleasant lengthy reread, particularly one which lets me dive into an enthralling universe that’s so totally different from our personal. I’ve talked about this sequence right here earlier than, but it surely’s a high notch Fantasty/SciFi/Romance saga and a cult traditional. It goes all in on all three of its genres: set in a future model of our world, it has individuals who can flip into animals, superior know-how, complicated psychic neural networks, and sure, a lot of intercourse.


Alien sighting: Boucheron Holographique High Jewellery Carte Blanche. This assortment is extraordinarily cool and I beloved studying The Jewelry Editor’s ideas about it.

Macro Photographer Zooms in on Beach Sand Under a Microscope. So cool!

Just What Is Recycled Gold, Anyway? JCK investigates.

Evalyn Walsh Mclean and the Curse of the Hope Diamond.

Before Cher Horowitz had her Computer Closet, Marie Antoinette had the Wardrobe Book.

The World’s Librarian, at Book Riot. Sure and sure.

Bulgari looks to seduce with Serpenti’s rich history of style. Bulgari’s historical past of lavish Serpenti watches evokes new creations match for essentially the most demanding jewelry lovers.

A Look at the Holy Roman Empire’s Most Splendid Books: A brand new e-book joins meticulous historic evaluation with greater than 150 lush, full-color illustrations of those magnificent books and their elaborate bindings.

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