What I am Studying: Vol 120.

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

Howdy darlings,

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

I’ve began a brand new little gig for Instore Journal doing superstar jewellery protection. It’s tremendous enjoyable up to now – I’m one in every of two writers engaged on the venture. Listed below 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 need extra, you can see all of Instore’s celeb jewelry coverage here.

On a private word, I really like this time of yr. 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 trainer who made the entire class file outdoors to have a look at the sky on an October day. He informed us to note the shade of blue and mentioned that it’s a coloration that solely occurs in October. He inspired us to all the time keep 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 will be one thing I’d keep in mind nearly 20 years later (!!!) however apparently it struck a chord with me. So take a minute at present, my darlings, and go soak in that October blue sky. It received’t final lengthy.


What I’m studying

Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin. This e-book is SO CUTE. It’s about Hana Khan, a Muslim Canadian podcaster with radio goals who works at her household’s restaurant, Three Sisters Biryani Poutine. Hana has all the time labored laborious to be a very good daughter and a supportive pal, however now she’s attempting to determine what she really desires for her life – and how much relationship she desires to have with a mysterious on-line pal she will’t cease interested by. Hana and her household additionally should query their position of their group once they change 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 under PG-13. Genuinely heartwarming, with robust ladies characters.

Chance of a Lifetime by Kate Clayborn. This collection! Okay, I learn all three books in a rush, so I’m going to say all of them. This Up to date Romance collection follows a trio mates 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 once they came upon they held the profitable numbers. E-book one is nice and beautiful, e-book two is searingly touching and beautiful, and e-book three encompasses a predominant character with a continual sickness that has quite a lot 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 collection is certainly on the very candy and tender finish of the romance spectrum.


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

10 Calming Creative Apps for Anxious Minds To De-Stress. I really like this type 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 Pattern Report and it has plenty 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 mates 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 true life Amazons.

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

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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