What I am Studying: Vol 121.

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Hi there my darlings,

Comfortable 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 shoppers 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 yr 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 yr. I’m comfortable to say that I’m lastly making actual progress and I’m within the course of of creating plans to go to a jewellery occasion in particular person (!!!!!!) for the primary time since 2019. And don’t fear, there will probably be a significant photograph recap once I get again.

I hope that you simply all had beautiful, enjoyable, joy-filled summers and are on the point of settle into the slower tempo of Autumn. Though, truly, 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 appears like a heat, moist sponge in your lungs, so it’s great to go exterior and really benefit from the ambiance. I hope it’s simply as attractive the place you’re!

xoxo,
Becky

What I’m studying

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. It is a pretend relationship up to date romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and incorporates a grad scholar who must fake to be relationship a Professor (however not her personal professor) with a purpose to assist help a good friend’s relationship. The principle character is a younger scientist searching for funding for a mission 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/scholar relationship is dealt with thoughtfully with cautious traces drawn and a spotlight paid to the truth that such relationships could 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 best way performed with this guide 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 transferring on by transferring out of her mother and father’ home and taking lessons at the local people school, however her new lodging have a catch: the one place she will be able to 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 whole collection a number of occasions, 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 totally different from our personal. I’ve talked about this collection right here earlier than, nevertheless it’s a prime 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 expertise, advanced psychic neural networks, and sure, a lot of intercourse.

Internets

Alien sighting: Boucheron Holographique High Jewellery Carte Blanche. This assortment is extraordinarily cool and I liked 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 probably the most demanding jewelry lovers.

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

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