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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew

Bend-the-Rules Sewing: The Essential Guide to a Whole New Way to Sew - Amy Karol I really, really wanted to like this book more. The projects are adorable but yet again, as with many craft how-to books, the instructions are really not clear for many of the projects. It seems to be a theme with these "hipster" craft books - clear instruction are sacrificed to make the design of the book layout look pretty.