Welcome back, book lovers! I am coming at you today from increasingly cozy weather and with plenty of enthusiasm to find that one book (or three) to curl up with this weekend. Let me be clear: it does not under any circumstances need to be even remotely cold for the olden curling-up-with-a-good-book to happen. But isn’t it so much nicer when it is? HOT PICK This one is for my fellow Austenites. Believe it or not, SP Books is releasing limited edition copies of the legitimate, longhand manuscript of Lady Susan, the only complete surviving manuscript of our favorite drawing-room …
What I have for you are three different love stories in three different tones to get you happily through Fall—an edeavor which does not take much work for me, personally, since Autumn always comes at me with a surge of whatever the opposite of seasonal depression is.
Today is a day when millions of people put flowers and food before images of their dead in an organized effort to love and honor those that were here before them. In a similar spirit, I give you literary flowers—snippets and quotes— to stir our living spirits and turn our inner eyes towards our memories.
The loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is without a doubt one of the lower lows of this uncommonly uphill year, and so it may come as a comfort to many that the allegedly notorious RBG—a national pillar of empowerment, equity, and social justice—is not quite done speaking.
Every reader’s experience of autumn is different, so while the books I have included below resonate with the mood I personally embrace when fiery leaves are everywhere, they are more of a loose map of where to begin searching when you’re up to your elbows in your best friends’ Stephen King content.