One of the great burdens of my life right now is making more time for romance—not in real life, I get plenty of that (slay)—but in my reading. There is so much amazing stuff out, and coming out, that sometimes I look at my stack of Avon with a quivering fear in anticipation. While we have our own official book club, I wanted to make this special post about the books that I have been able to read and enjoy, along with the titles that are really making me look at my mail every day to see if it’ll be on my desk. The collection below is diverse featuring romances with East Asian, South East Asian, Black, white, and Jewish women looking to find love in this messy world we call life. BOOK THAT HAVE BEEN ROASTING OUR CHESTNUTS: (image: Berkley) 1. The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli “Raina Anand may have finally given in to family pressure and agreed to let her grandmother play matchmaker, but that doesn’t mean she has to like it–or that … [Read more...] about 5 Romance Titles We’re Enjoying & 5 Upcoming Titles We’re Excited About
Bonnie S. Benwick, The Washington Post Published 9:49 am PST, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Dulce de Leche Apple Pie. Dulce de Leche Apple Pie. Photo: Photo By Tom McCorkle For The Washington Post. Photo: Photo By Tom McCorkle For The Washington Post. Image 1 of / 32 Caption Close Image 1 of 32 Dulce de Leche Apple Pie. Dulce de Leche Apple Pie. Photo: Photo By Tom McCorkle For The Washington Post. Why did the food media ignore the best-selling cookbook of 2018? 1 / 32 Back to Gallery More than a month into the shiny new year, anyone who is in the business of needing to know can obtain a total data picture for 2018 - pages viewed, exercise hours spent, units sold. I am always keen to … [Read more...] about Why did the food media ignore the best-selling cookbook of 2018?
Netflix has found its next TV adaptation. The streaming giant has ordered to series Pieces of Her, a new eight-episode thriller based on crime author Karin Slaughter's novel of the same name. The show will explore what happens when a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall with her mother suddenly explodes into violence and an adrift young woman’s conception of her mother is forever changed. As figures from her mother’s past start to resurface, she is forced to go on the run and on that journey, begins to piece together the truth of her mother’s previous identity and uncovers secrets of her childhood. Pieces of Her boasts an all-female creative team, with Lesli Linka Glatter, Charlotte Stoudt and Bruna Papandrea as executive producers. In addition to producing, Linka Glatter will direct the first two episodes and Stoudt will serve as writer and showrunner. Papandrea's production company Made Up Stories will produce, with Casey Haver, Jeanne Snow and Steve … [Read more...] about Netflix Orders ‘Pieces of Her’ Thriller Series Based on Novel
By E.J. Levy, Washington Post Published 12:00 am CST, Saturday, December 29, 2018 Princess Elizabeth and her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey, 1947. Her gown was designed by Norman Hartnell. Princess Elizabeth and her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey, 1947. Her gown was designed by Norman Hartnell. Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection, Contributor / Getty Images Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection, Contributor / Getty Images Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Princess Elizabeth and her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey, 1947. Her gown was designed by Norman Hartnell. Princess … [Read more...] about How Queen Elizabeth’s wedding dress diverted war-worn England
Where did your family live in Derry in 1957? Here is a detailed list of the names of householders at addresses throughout the city in that year. Some of the streets, of course, no longer exist.We hope you will enjoy this stroll down memory lane and that it sparks memories among those who lived there in 1957.ABBEY STREETWilliam Street to Fahan StreetMrs Ellen McLaughlin(store)Robert Boyle (yard)Londonderry CorporationFrank Connor (store)29-31 Charles Tennant & Co, Ltd35 James M Connellogue37, 39 Philip Friel Lotto funding helping great causes: Durkan 41 Patrick Duffy43 Miss Ellen McIntyre45 Mrs Mary Barrett47 James Stewart49 Philip Doherty51 Patrick Morrison53 Miss Annie McEleney55 James Murray57 George Doherty59 Gerald Doherty61 Miss Hannah Doherty63 James McGinley65 All Cash Stores, LtdLondonderry Corporation12 A Sherrin (house & shop)14 Lawrence Meehan16 Mrs M Henderson18 James Doherty20 James Friel22 Sarah Friel24 Mrs Margaret Doherty26 James … [Read more...] about The streets of Derry in 1957