Howdy my darlings,
Blissful 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for Instore Magazine and with my treasured freelance writing purchasers that I haven’t been posting right here at good outdated DitL as a lot, however I haven’t forgotten you! I might always remember you.
I’ve additionally spent lots of time this 12 months working with my new physician on determining new methods to handle my Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the mysterious power medical situation that I used to be lastly recognized with final 12 months. I’m completely happy 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 likely be a serious 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 12 months. Anybody else?
I’m nonetheless loving the marginally cooler temps and the drastically much less humid air. Maryland summer time air seems like a heat, moist sponge in your lungs, so it’s great to go exterior and really benefit from the environment. I hope it’s simply as attractive the place you might be!
What I’m studying
The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. It is a faux courting up to date romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and includes a grad pupil who must fake to be courting a Professor (however not her personal professor) to be able to assist assist a buddy’s relationship. The principle character is a younger scientist in search of 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 may be abusive. Themes of academia, challenges girls face within the sciences, friendship, and demi-sexuality.
Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke. I’m about 75% of the best way finished 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 dad and mom’ home and taking lessons at the area people school, however her new lodging have a catch: the one place she will afford lease is Home of Orange, a brand new group home actuality present being produced by a neighborhood movie pupil. TW for suicidal ideation.
Psy-Changelings series by Nalini Singh: I’ve learn this whole sequence a number of instances, even supposing 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 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 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 cherished studying The Jewelry Editor’s ideas about it.
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