Hey my darlings,
Joyful 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’d always remember you.
I’ve additionally spent plenty of time this yr working with my new physician on determining new methods to handle my Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the mysterious persistent medical situation that I used to be lastly identified with final yr. I’m pleased 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 individual (!!!!!!) for the primary time since 2019. And don’t fear, there can be a serious photograph recap once I get again.
I hope that you just all had pretty, enjoyable, 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 yr. Anybody else?
I’m nonetheless loving the marginally cooler temps and the drastically much less humid air. Maryland summer season 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 pretend courting up to date romance! It’s actually cute and enjoyable and encompasses a grad pupil who must fake to be courting a Professor (however not her personal professor) with the intention to assist assist a buddy’s relationship. The primary character is a younger scientist in search of funding for a undertaking 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/pupil relationship is dealt with thoughtfully with cautious traces drawn and a focus paid to the truth that such relationships may 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 executed 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 shifting on by shifting out of her mother and father’ home and taking courses at the area people faculty, however her new lodging have a catch: the one place she will be able to 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 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 sequence right here earlier than, nevertheless it’s a high 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, 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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