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Deborah Harkness

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Deborah Harkness is an American scholar, novelist and wine enthusiast, best known as a historian and as the author of the All Souls Trilogy, which consists of The New York Times best-selling novel A Discovery of Witches and its sequels Shadow of Night and The Book of Life.
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A Memoir of Finding Joy When Your World Goes Dark
Julia Baird - 2021-07-06 (first published in 2020)
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This inspirational memoir is a deeply personal exploration of what can sustain us through our darkest moments--from the op-ed contributor for The New York Times and author of Victoria: The Queen.After surviving a difficult heartbreak and battle with cancer, acclaimed author and columnist Julia Baird began thinking deeply about how she and others pe...
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Today's #gratitude: 👩‍🦲 the re-emergence of my formidable cowlick, standing straight up because hair is so short 📚 the luminous book PHOSPHORESCENCE by @bairdjulia --highly recommended to any suffering chronic illness, loss, or grief 🖍 starting my new Amy Cesari coloring book      source
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Lark in the Morning
The Verses of the Troubadours, a Bilingual Edition (English and French Edition)
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Although the troubadours flourished at the height of the Middle Ages in southern France, their songs of romantic love, with pleasing melodies and intricate stanzaic patterns, have inspired poets and song writers ever since, from Dante to Chaucer, from Renaissance sonneteers to the Romantics, and from Verlaine and Rimbaud to modern rock lyricists. Y...
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@vicki_pope Love love love that book.      source
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Close Again
Ella Frances Sanders - 2022-01-04
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Today's gratitude: 📚 this charming book and its reminders of so many small blessings we enjoyed before pandemic--and will hopefully enjoy once again 💨 a brisk walk on a windy day 🪴 dreaming about new succulents to plant in pots around the kitchen door #gratitude #simplethings      source
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Conjure Women
A Novel
Afia Atakora - 2020-04-07
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A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing—and for the conjuring of curses—are at the heart of this dazzling first novelConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life. Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the lives of three unforgettable women: Miss May Belle, a ...
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Last night I started CONJURE WOMEN by @AfiaAtakora. It is AMAZING. Drop everything. Get on the phone or your computer and BUY THIS BOOK. I read nonstop for three hours and only put the book down because I felt utterly suspended by the story and her prose and needed to process.      source