Nightstand: When Scandal Takes the Stage by Eva Leigh. This is part of a new historical romance series focusing on women writers. I loved it.
Coffee table: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen. I’m working my way through the recommended reading for Book Riot Live in November, and this was a great starting point. A gorgeous, empowering YA novel.
On the metro: The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin. I’m having a liiiiiiittle trouble getting into this one, but I’m going to read at a least a bit more of it before I consider giving up. I’m only a chapter or so in.
This badass Afghani woman is finding a way to teach Afghanistan’s young women about computers.
An incredible opal is being publicly displayed for the first time! It’s gorgeous, but it sadly has the world’s stupidest name.
This article is sort of about a feud between Huston and Dallas, but I’ll tell you why it’s worth reading: rich people’s insane closets.
Earring backing drama! The world cares.
John Oliver did a genius segment on sex ed. Makes you laugh, makes you want to cry and punch people, then cheers you up again.
Lots of good info (and pretty rings) in Refinery29’s epic guide to engagement ring shopping.
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