I hope you'll find something intriguing enough to add to your reading list! I have to thank my friend and former coworker Theresa for this recommendation! It's 1879, and Annabelle Archer has just been awarded a scholarship from a women's suffrage group to be one of the first female scholars...

Bridget lives with longtime beau Eric in San Francisco and feels herself settling down but growing restless. Carmen is a successful actress in New York, engaged to a man none of her friends like. Lena immerses herself in art and teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design, trying to forget...

More time to read. These books (which I received from publishers for review or bought on Kobo ages ago) were interesting enough to keep my attention even through a medication-induced haze. 1. The Party by Robyn Harding. What could go wrong when an affluent San Francisco family living in a...

On October 24th, San Francisco's most fashionable, smart and savvy women (and a couple men!) descended upon the #HerBusyLife fashion and beauty blogger event. Celebrating the launch of TheFind for iPhone, the TheFind's team was on hand to share the new personalized shopping app. Outfitted in...

What happened between Point A and Point B and how did her plan go so awry? I started reading In Five Years expecting a breezy rom-com about Dannie finding what was right for her, but the heart-wrenching twist in the middle took the story to a completely different place. This book is...

If you're looking to do the same, here are 6 reads I enjoyed recently. Kelly is a brilliant but socially awkward robotics engineer who's sick of the scrutiny her family puts on her dating life, and unsure if she'll ever find The One. So for her sister's upcoming wedding, instead of finding...

The two meet cute when they're both stuck in the elevator of San Francisco's Fairmont Empress hotel and hit it off. Drew desperately needs a date for a wedding he dreads attending (the bride is his ex, the groom is his best friend, and he's a groomsman...awkward), and on a whim he decides to...

A new boss, lots of work projects, the Bar Method Fitness Challenge, my second cold of 2020(!), persistent neck and shoulder pain, domain issues on the blog, regular old adulting...February was a lot to handle. But whenever I craved an escape at the end of a long day, I knew that I'd have a...

So if you're looking to add something light and joyful to your summer reading list, might I recommend these 6 books? Meg Mackworth, dubbed "the Planner of Park Slope," spends her days hand-lettering and illustrating everything from custom journals and planners to wedding stationery for her...

If you're thinking that this isn't the most uplifting reading material during a global pandemic, know that Atwood deftly ties together these testimonials and recounts how these women bring about the downfall of Gilead. So yes, there is a happy-ish ending. When fashion stylist Maddie gets...

 

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