There’s a lot of good stuff out there on the interwebs. Here’s a roundup of the best articles I came across this week.
I don’t now if you’ve come across Gildius’s 50 Shades of Grey spoof-recaps, but they are hilarious. 50 a Year
This review of Testing the Current is only an example, but I really like the reviews on this site. They’re usually short and sweet, and they go out of their way to review different books that you might not come across otherwise. Shelf Love
If you liked Game of Thrones, you will love The Name of the Wind. Patrick Rothfuss is my hero, and here’s a fun article on his blog about currency in his Four Corners world. Patrick Rothfuss
Review of Emma Donoghue’s new book Astray via The Millions
Zadie Smith’s essay on Joy in The New York Review of Books will get you thinking about 2013…if you aren’t already.
Mmm Country Living courtesy of The Captive Reader.
Recipes & Other Good Stuff:
Heather’s butternut squash recipe over at Runstylish
My Handsome Gentleman and I recently discovered the pre-cooked lentils at Trader Joes. They are cheap and delicious, and I love this simple idea of how to add a little something from thestonesoup. (I love her recipes. Perfect for everyone who gets home from work utterly exhausted and in no mood to cook.)
This handy cooking oil chart from EatingRules is helpful for anyone looking to kick their healthy lifestyle up a notch in the new year.
Why don’t I have this outfit yet? If I ever let myself buy new clothes, I’m recreating this piece by piece. Les Anti Modernes.
Whenever I need a little inspiration I pop over to ZenHabits, and read Leo’s best of posts. Highly digestible complete with useful tips about making over any aspect of your life. ZenHabits.