Nightstand: Trickster’s Queen by Tamora Pierce.
Coffee table: My GIA class notes!! Makers marks, the content of alloys, and vocab words galore.
Kindle: The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth and The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley. I’m a fast reader and I spent 10 hours on planes this weekend. I’m in the middle of Horses, at the beginning of Cameron Post and also finished Libba Bray’s Going Bovine and Tamora Pierce’s Trickster’s Choice.
Audiobook: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce. We had to take a hiatus on this one because the library loan ended and there was a short wait to get it back.
Most important link of the day right here! I am co-hosting an online book club for The DC Ladies and November is the first month!! My fabulous cohost is kicking things off by leading us through Where’d you go, Bernadette? It is not to be missed.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Wedding Band Fetches $118K at Auction – I find this fascinating. You have to wonder about the motivation of the person who bought it.
One of my Book Riot peers wrote this very thoughtful piece in response to the news of a mom who is editing out the scary parts of Harry Potter as she reads it to her child.
Museum of Science Fiction May Become Reality In D.C. – EPIC. Would you visit?
I wrote a roundup of bookish wedding cakes for Book Riot. The Game of Thrones cake is beautiful and it warms my heart that someone had a Dune wedding cake. Which is your favorite?
This is an entire farm filled ONLY with miniture animals. Why haven’t you clicked yet?
World’s Largest Paraiba Tourmaline Unveiled – You know I love me some Paraiba, and this one is incredible. What do you think of the necklace? I think I’d prefer to see that stone in a simpler piece. Something that magnificent doesn’t need so much embellishment.
This fabulous interview with a romance novel author includes the phrase “real heroines rip their own bodices.” What more do you need to know?