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The TBR List: March 21


We painted most of our apartment this week. Holy... My head is spinning (blame the fumes) and I'm not even sure what day it is. Luckily, the new paint color is gorgeous and well worth the effort.

- Wear your favorite books on your sleeve (or lapel) with literary brooches.

- If Americanah becomes a movie starring Lupita Nyong'o, I will lose my brain.

- Miniature paintings (of coffee and more!) are proof that literally anything can be cute if it's tiny.

- Maria Vicente takes a look at the writing process for Oscar-winning film Her.

- Homemade chicken soup in an hour? Okay.

- Speaking of book-to-film adaptations, the first trailer for The Giver is out.

- Extremely overdue library books that were eventually returned.

- This is fun: World maps made of signature regional foods.

- In Japan, you can bake your own Kit Kats. Normal.

Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch" & Lemon-Orzo Soup

In Pictures: The Good Food Festival