What was most interesting was how Marguerite settled into her life as the wife of an Arab. She learned Arabic, respected the customs, and settled in living in the wadi, or valley, including using donkeys, selling items to tourists, and climbing up the jabal, or mountain.
I'm itching for Fall already, even though we're not even halfway through summer. Since it can't be Fall all year long, like I want it to be, I'm collecting the books I plan to read all Fall long. The Night She Disappeared: A Novel – September 7, 2021 On a beautiful summer night in a … Continue reading Books on my Fall 2021 TBR
A sweet novella about falling back in love when you forget why you fell in love in the first place.
This month's spotlight is on Deena Mohamed, comic artist, illustrator, and designer.
As I ease back into neuroscience, I'm going back and re-reading old textbooks, as well as picking up new ones. I'm refreshing my memory and also learning a ton of new things, including from the books below. In order from highest to lowest perceived difficulty, here are some of my recent neuroscience reads. Clinical Neuroanatomy … Continue reading So you want to be an armchair neuroscientist? 6 of the best Introductory Neuroscience books
It's summertime, and the temperature's been rising, it's beach time, and there's nothing better than a fun, breezy, summer read. Beth O'Leary has fast become an I-see-I-buy author, especially for fun, quirky, summery reads. Four years ago, Dylan and Addie fell in love under the Provence sun. Two years ago, their relationship officially ended. They … Continue reading Summer-fun books I’m reading right now
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"That morning I had tried to hang myself. I had taken the silk cord of my mother's yellow bathrobe as soon as she left for work and in the amber shade of the bedroom fashioned it into a knot that slipped up and down on itself. It took me a long time to do this because I was poor at knots and had no idea how to make one..."