Housekeepers, I believe that reading is quite the most Autumnal of pleasures. All of a sudden there seems to be time. Something so very much amiss during the chaos of those Summer evenings. There is time and as the nights draw in, there is just the right mood for getting oh so terribly introspective and losing yourself in a pile of good books.
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And so dear lovely Housekeepers, welcome to the first of my monthly round up of scrumptious new books just right for the cosiest of seasons…
First up… My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl. As the former editor of Gourmet magazine, Ruth is a women who knows food and in My Kitchen Year she describes, with recipes, how she used food to heal her heart after Gourmet closed and she had to re-imagine her future and come to terms with re-defining her very self.
My Kitchen Year: Amazon.Com/Amazon.Co.uk
Next… The Year of Cozy by Adrianna Adarme because I am Alison May and there wasn’t a cats in hell chance of me swerving a
The Year of Cozy: Amazon.Com/Amazon.Co.uk
Now… Country Living Christmas Joys. I have long believed that just as my Mum did, we should add one or two lovely Christmas books to our collection each year. Whether it be a teeny
Country Living Christmas Joys: Amazon.com/Amazon.Co.uk
Then… The 52 Lists Project. Now I wouldn’t normally throw a
The 52 Lists Project: Amazon.Com/Amazon.Co.uk
And… Your Beauty Mark by Dita Von Teese because it is The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour. Now I may be eccentric but not by an extra-long stretch of the imagination could I be called glamorous, and thus this
Your Beauty Mark: Amazon.Com/Amazon.Co.Uk
Finally… Celia’s House by D.E.Stevenson. A Brocante
Celia’s House: Amazon.Com/Amazon.Co.uk
Happy Reading Housekeepers!