Nightstand: Summers at Castle Auburn by Sharon Shinn. A good friend of mine gifted me this in college when she realized I loved YA fantasy. It’s been a favorite ever since. I reread it the other night when I couldn’t sleep.
Coffee table: The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas. This central romance has a really interesting dynamic.
On the metro: My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas. Continuing my Sherry Thomas kick. I’m not sure what I think of this one so far.
Why feminists are mourning the loss of white male author Terry Pratchett.
21 Style Choices Only a Bride Can Get Away With. Alternate title: an explanation for the current state of my credit card bill.
My fabulous friend Jewelry Nerd wrote a great blog post on the ancient technique of granulation in jewelry (and where to find it in the contemporary market).
The evolution of Cinderella in movies, from 1899 to the present.
JK Rowling, you are never not amazing.
Three Science Fiction and Fantasy Female Authors Who Led the Way. Anne McCaffrey was one of my first favorites. I read my mom’s Dragonriders of Pern box set over and over and over again.
Lulu Frost is now making hair jewelry, because the world is a wonderful place.
Beautiful and interesting jewels for modern royalty: Crown Princess Mary’s Midnight Parure.
More large companies are run by men named “John” than by women. Pop quiz: is this okay? (Answer: NO.)
Thanks for sharing! Lots of good reads for me to look into. (So will miss Terry Pratchett. *sniff*)