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Newly released in paperback, Isabel Allende’s latest novel, In the Midst of Winter, begins with a New York snowstorm that forces two unlikely people together: an aging professor and a young undocumented Guatemalan immigrant. In a time when we are all living in online bubbles with like-minded people, its nature that is able to pierce those bubbles, forcing two strangers who never would have crossed paths to meet, and even find common ground and humanity. If you have not read Allende since The House of Spirits was on your summer reading list, this is a great time to revisit the adored Chilean author who President Obama awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Newly released in paperback, Isabel Allende’s latest novel, In the Midst of Winter, begins with a New York snowstorm that forces two unlikely people together: an aging professor and a young undocumented Guatemalan immigrant. In a time when we are all living in online bubbles with like-minded people, its nature that is able to pierce those bubbles, forcing two strangers who never would have crossed paths to meet, and even find common ground and humanity. If you have not read Allende since The House of Spirits was on your summer reading list, this is a great time to revisit the adored Chilean author who President Obama awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, The Great Aloneaccent pillow case baby burlap floor, begins with a familiar phenomenon: a soldier returns home after the Vietnam war, and has trouble re-acclimating to society. After moving his wife and daughter to a small cabin in Alaska, the relocation to the wild, natural world seems like a panacea; but soon, reality sets in – reminding us, and the Allbright family, that wherever you go, there you are. It’s a riveting page-turner, but be prepared: this book contains domestic violence, and gets as bleak as the Alaskan winter.

Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, The Great Alone, begins with a familiar phenomenon: a soldier returns home after the Vietnam war, and has trouble re-acclimating to society. After moving his wife and daughter to a small cabin in Alaska, the relocation to the wild, natural world seems like a panacea; but soon, reality sets in – reminding us, and the Allbright family, that wherever you go, there you are. It’s a riveting page-turner, but be prepared: this book contains domestic violence, and gets as bleak as the Alaskan winter.

Think of this collection as a Greatest Hits album of one of America’s greatest living poets; Oliver chose these 200 poems herself, from her 50-plus year career. And we chose Oliver’s book because, as the bird on the cover suggests, her poetry is largely inspired by nature. From the spirituality of the sun, lighting “the faces of the tulips,” and, “the nodding morning glories,” (“Why I Wake Early”) to the “miracle,” of hatching, “redbirds’ eggs,” (“This Morning”) to the wisdom of the, “birds who own nothing — the reason they can fly,” (“Storage”), plants and animals are omnipresent themes in Oliver’s work, and often, even, evidence of God. Mary Oliver has already received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Book Award, and a Pulitzer Prize — but now she can add the highest honor of all to her list: Parachute Reading List Recommendation!

Think of this collection as a Greatest Hits album of one of America’s greatest living poets; Oliver chose these 200 poems herself, from her 50-plus year career. And we chose Oliver’s book because, as the bird on the cover suggests, her poetry is largely inspired by nature. From the spirituality of the sun, lighting “the faces of the tulips,” and, “the nodding morning glories,” (“Why I Wake Early”) to the “miracle,” of hatching, “redbirds’ eggs,” (“This Morning”) to the wisdom of the, “birds who own nothing — the reason they can fly,” (“Storage”), plants and animals are omnipresent themes in Oliver’s work, and often, even, evidence of God. Mary Oliver has already received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Book Award, and a Pulitzer Prize — but now she can add the highest honor of all to her list: Parachute Reading List Recommendation!

Did you enjoy reading about all of those plants and animals in Mary Oliver’s poems? Well, then Jeff Nesbit has some bad news for you… This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America is a call to arms that frames the ravages of climate change as not just imminent, but current, and outlines the ways climate change is already impacting us, from disappearing bees and widespread droughts. But it’s not all doom and gloom; Nesbit argues that we can still change the course of history, and outlines how, in the book’s final section: “The Blueprint.”

Did you enjoy reading about all of those plants and animals in Mary Oliver’s poems? Well, then Jeff Nesbit has some bad news for you… This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America is a call to arms that frames the ravages of climate change as not just imminent, but current, and outlines the ways climate change is already impacting us, from disappearing bees and widespread droughts. But it’s not all doom and gloom; Nesbit argues that we can still change the course of history, and outlines how, in the book’s final section: “The Blueprint.”

Are you trying to decide on your next sheet purchase but thread counts have you mystified? Understanding some basics about how fabrics are made will help you compare labels wisely and make a smart choice.

Memory keeping has become increasingly popular over the years with added ease and less time needed to document life memories. Companies are now revolutionizing scrapbooking to create a simple system that combines photo albums and scrapbooking into one. Today I’m going to share with you a quick overview of the Sn@p Studio memory keeping line?– the easy scrapbook!

Okay, okay, I know I said I was done cutting bottles for a while, but while I was in Chicago, I picked up a bottle of water while we were shopping at Eataly (which could be a whole post by itself, but I’ll spare you) and it was just such a cool bottle that I couldn’t bear to throw it away. ?So I did the most basic of bottle cutting projects, and I took the top off. ?If you haven’t gotten bored reading my posts about cutting bottles yet, let me take just a moment to show you how to cut bottles the easiest way I’ve ever tried, and how to repurpose a glass bottle into a vase.