Nightstand: The Queen of the Tearling Erika Johansen. Rereading this book in preparation for its sequel!! I love love love the main character in Queen of the Tearling, so I was super pumped to get a review copy of the 2nd book in the series.
Coffee table: The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen. This is the aforementioned sequel! I am still processing my feelings about it. It was definitely a good book, but it wasn’t what I was expecting.
On the metro: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum. My fellow Book Riot-ers have been raving about this one, the story of a dissipated American housewife in Germany. I just started it, but I like what I’m reading so far.
Fit Bottomed Girls brings us a roundup of body-positive activewear companies.
Victorians = the best and weirdest, always: Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change.
A super cool post from a fellow Book Rioter: 39 Killer Literary Roller Derby Names.
Kitty cat + diamonds. You’re welcome.
I liked the advice in this post from The DC Ladies: How to talk to people about your Career/Life Choices when they don’t understand.
Obviously I was all over this: 6 women tell the stories of their lives through the stories of their jewelry.
Have you heard of Ringly? It’s wearable tech that’s supposed to look like a gemstone cocktail ring. iDazzle test drove one and this is what she thought.