7 Fictional Christmas Treats We Wish We Could Try

7 Fictional Christmas Treats We Wish We Could Try

Book Culture

Christmas movies and books are the most cozy of comforts during the holiday season, but when there’s delicious fictional treats involved, they can be quite tantalizing. Oh, how we wish we could get our hands on some of these mouth watering delights. Just for fun, let’s see if you can get through this list without getting hungry! If all else fails, you can try your hand at their DIY recipes!

Bookspot of the Week: Gertrude and Alice Cafe Bookstore

Bookspot of the Week: Gertrude and Alice Cafe Bookstore

Book Culture

What’s more perfect then finding a book or books you want to read and starting them before you even leave the store? To sit at a cafe with a book is the ideal environment for us book lovers out there. For this week’s bookspot we are going all the way down under to Australia. We spoke to Jane Turner of Gertrude and Alice Cafe, located on 46 Hall Street, Bondi Beach NSW 2026 Australia.      How did your bookstore transition from concept to reality? In 2000, Katerina Cosgrove (co-founder) and I decided we wanted to open a cafe bookstore. It …

Five Cookbooks to Welcome the Fall Season

Five Cookbooks to Welcome the Fall Season

There’s something alchemical about cooking—a kind of alchemy that can be quite reminiscent of how seasons change one into the next with patience and wisdom. In this season of witchcraft, magic, and mystery, I hope you’ll join me in making some cauldrons bubble.

Why You Should Read The ‘Book of Lamentations’ In 2020

Why You Should Read The ‘Book of Lamentations’ In 2020

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Every year on this day, Jews from all over the world commemorate the destruction of the Hebrew Temple in Jerusalem. They don’t eat or drink for 25 hours, and among other customs, they read aloud the Book of Lamentations. In 586 BCE Lamentations was written by the Jewish prophet, Jeremiah. It is a deeply sad account of the fall of Jerusalem, from the perspective of a man who loved the city more than anyone else. I would argue that although Lamentations is thousands of years old, it is a text that is worth reading in 2020. Here’s why: 1. It …