Lee Israel’s writing is tight, polished, and endlessly witty. This book tells the true story of her time forging letters by literary and cinematic icons, which is a fascinating tale itself, but it was her voice that kept me reading.
Is this an unlikely friendship story? Kind of. Is this a love story? Definitely. But most importantly, it is a story of the value of honesty, the significance of vulnerability, and the unmatched power of empathy.
If I could hand my 16 year old self a stack of books this would absolutely be one of them. This book is packed full of drama and turmoil and moves at a pace that is likely to cause outright obsession in the reader.
These are a few of my favorite shops to browse on a regular basis. Each of them not only have a wonderful inventory of stationery supplies, but they are also simply beautiful shops. I hope this post inspires you to embrace your nerdy, school supply obsessed, inner child and visit these lovely stores.
I absolutely love that when people think of Taylor Swift they think of me. However, when this album came out I wasn’t sure what to think. So now, months and countless listens later, I have written my full review of the album.