What I am Studying: Vol 120.

What I'm reading. Photo of bookshelves by Alfons Morales on Unsplash

Whats up darlings,

Right here we’re, within the full autumnal glory of fall. I hope the climate is as stunning the place you might be as it’s right here! I’ve been having a enjoyable fall to this point and I hope you might be too!

I’ve began a brand new little gig for Instore Journal doing superstar jewellery protection. It’s tremendous enjoyable to this point – I’m one in every of two writers engaged on the challenge. Listed here are my first few posts on Quannah Chasinghorse at the Met Gala, Kate Hudson showing her sports team spirit, and the Kravis engagement ring. If you would like extra, you can see all of Instore’s celeb jewelry coverage here.

On a private notice, I really like this time of 12 months. I do know, loving fall is so distinctive, proper? However the crisp air simply makes me need to take a deep breath of the soul.

I as soon as had a instructor who made the entire class file outdoors to take a look at the sky on an October day. He instructed us to note the shade of blue and stated that it’s a colour that solely occurs in October. He inspired us to all the time bear in mind to take a second discover the October blue sky annually, as a result of time speeds by extra rapidly than we’ll ever consider doable.

I didn’t understand it could be one thing I might bear in mind virtually 20 years later (!!!) however apparently it struck a chord with me. So take a minute right now, my darlings, and go soak in that October blue sky. It gained’t final lengthy.


What I’m studying

Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin. This ebook is SO CUTE. It’s about Hana Khan, a Muslim Canadian podcaster with radio desires who works at her household’s restaurant, Three Sisters Biryani Poutine. Hana has all the time labored laborious to be daughter and a supportive pal, however now she’s attempting to determine what she really desires for her life – and what sort of relationship she desires to have with a mysterious on-line pal she will be able to’t cease eager about. Hana and her household additionally should query their function of their group after they develop into the targets of some racially-motivated acts of hate. It’s a coming of age and a love story, however the degree of warmth on the web page is beneath PG-13. Genuinely heartwarming, with sturdy girls characters.

Chance of a Lifetime by Kate Clayborn. This sequence! Okay, I learn all three books in a rush, so I’m going to say all of them. This Modern Romance sequence follows a trio associates within the years after the three of them win the lottery. It’s not a Millionaires romance, as a result of they don’t win sufficient cash to be wildly rich, however it’s sufficient for them to all change their lives to every pursue the deeply-held want that every girl made after they discovered they held the successful numbers. E book one is nice and beautiful, ebook two is searingly touching and lovely, and ebook three includes a primary character with a continual sickness that has plenty of overlap with my very own well being challenges, so studying it was unexpectedly private for me. These are true Romance, so there are intercourse scenes, however this sequence is certainly on the very candy and tender finish of the romance spectrum.


A Brief Compendium of Mesmerising and Macabre Memento Mori. Excellent for #spookyseason.

10 Calming Creative Apps for Anxious Minds To De-Stress. I really like this sort of factor and I can personally vouch for the Calm app, which is a favourite of mine. I really like its bedtime tales for adults. Tremendous enjoyable.

Expect the unexpected: our run down of high jewellery 2021. That is The Jewelry Editor’s 2021 Development Report and it has a lot of cool issues.

The Ancient Jewelry Market Has A Counterfeit Problem. This article on vintage jewellery fakes from JCK Journal has some quotes from yours really.

The Parisian Poison Panic and Versailles’ Secret Witch Hunt. If that headline doesn’t intrigue you, we’re in all probability not associates in actual life.

They were the world’s only all-female army. Their descendants are fighting to recapture their humanity. A extremely fascinating take a look at the actual life Amazons.

Wildlife Photographer Captures Tiny Garden Frogs Using Flowers as Umbrellas. Simply in case you wanted to see one thing pleasant right now.

A Meals Critic Critiques the Swedish Chef’s New Restaurant . Heeheehee. Heehee. https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/a-food-critic-reviews-the-swedish-chefs-new-restaurant

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