Howdy my darlings,
Pleased autumn to you all! This has been a wild 12 months, 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 previous DitL as a lot, however I haven’t forgotten you! I might always remember you.
I’ve additionally spent a whole lot of time this 12 months working with my new physician on determining new methods to handle my Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the mysterious continual medical situation that I used to be lastly recognized with final 12 months. I’m blissful 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 individual (!!!!!!) for the primary time since 2019. And don’t fear, there might be a serious picture recap after I get again.
I hope that you just all had beautiful, stress-free, joy-filled summers and are on the brink of settle into the slower tempo of Autumn. Though, truly, autumn tends to be my busiest time of the 12 months. Anybody else?
I’m nonetheless loving the marginally cooler temps and the drastically much less humid air. Maryland summer season air looks like a heat, moist sponge in your lungs, so it’s fantastic to go exterior and really benefit from the environment. I hope it’s simply as attractive the place you’re!
What I’m studying
The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. This can be a pretend courting modern romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and contains a grad scholar who must fake to be courting a Professor (however not her personal professor) in an effort to assist assist a pal’s relationship. The primary character is a younger scientist looking for funding for a challenge 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 instructor/scholar relationship is dealt with thoughtfully with cautious strains drawn and a focus paid to the truth that such relationships will 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 achieved 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 12 months of highschool. Jane is shifting on by shifting out of her mother and father’ home and taking courses at the local people school, 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 scholar. TW for suicidal ideation.
Psy-Changelings series by Nalini Singh: I’ve learn this complete sequence a number of instances, even if it’s 20+ books. I really like a pleasant lengthy reread, particularly one which lets me dive into an enthralling universe that’s so completely 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 basic. 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 expertise, 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.
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