Donna Tartt is a master storyteller: she lets us watch as "candle-flames dissolve and leap up in wicked prisms," lets us hear "a chorus of tree frogs shrill back and forth across the road, their song pulsing vertiginously between left ear and right in stereophonic sound," lets us smell Christy Dooley's soup breath. Though both The... Continue Reading →
The perfect comfort drink for a stressful day or to dull caffeine jitters. 1 Cup of Steamed Almond Milk 1 Tablespoon of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 Teaspoon Coconut Sugar Cinnamon, Cardamom, and Nutmeg Interesting fact: Cardamom is supposed to help with digestive upset and IBS, cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties, and all three work as de-stressors!
THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt - The writing is absolutely beautiful. Tartt has an incredible way of immersing you into her main character, Theo's mind, world, and emotions: you feel exhausted when he's exhausted - you feel like time dragging on when he feels time dragging on. The main criticism I found readers had was... Continue Reading →