Nightstand: Starting To Collect Antique Jewelry (Starting to Collect Series) by John Benjamin. This book is killing me with nerd glee. I’m finding a a fair amount of the information is familiar to me, but it’s so great to have it all laid out logically with illustrations. The knowledge, I want it allllllllll.
Coffee table: If These Jewels Could Talk: The Legends Behind Celebrity Gems by Beth Bernstein. I’m so excited to get a peek at the fabulous Beth Bernstein’s upcoming book! Stay tuned for full review.
On the balcony: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel. So many Book Riot buddies recommended this to me, I HAD to check it out. I’m only a chapter in, but it’s really intriguing so far.
Desserts to go crazy for: I’ll be making that cake from the photo as soon as I can come up with a good reason (like wanting cake at the moment).
How To Use Your Harry Potter Stamps – my post for Book Riot about how I decided to use Harry Potter stamps for my wedding and the problems that it caused.
How Much Jane Austen Is Too Much Jane Austen? This question is answered at the Jane Austen Festival in Bath, England.
Students at this DC high school are fighting a new rule that says their principal has to approve the contents of the student newspaper before it’s published. Rock on, baby journalists.
Nihilist Lisa Frank. Exactly what it sounds like.
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