Today is the day before the Waxing Quarter Moon, and that means it's time for a Day of Sacred Rest. On this day I take a digital break. I turn auto-responders on for my email, and I turn off all digital devices and notifications, except for my audiobook apps, which are a must-have on a rest day!
The emails I send you on Sacred Rest Days are an act of rest for me. Instead of digging deep into my own realizations and teachings, I tell you about something wonderful someone else has created. Yay!
I am currently obsessed with Alyssa Cole’s Reluctant Royals romance novel series. These books are progressive, fun, and sexy.
I used to be a little snobby about romance novels, buying into the narrative that they aren’t real literature. I’m so embarrassed about that now, because these books are incredible!!
The main themes are around personal growth, friendship, and, of course, pleasure. The characters are multilayered. The plots have fun mysteries and challenges. Plus there are heaping doses of celebrating nerd culture. What’s not to love?
If you’re looking for inspiration to break through old English major stories about “real” literature, so you can claim your wildly authentic voice, then the Reluctant Royals series will be just the inspiration you need.
P.S. Forward this letter to someone you know who could use a great pleasure read.
P.P.S. The links provided in this letter are affiliate links to my Bookshop.org bookstore. That means you’ll be supporting Alyssa Cole, an independent bookstore, and me through your purchase. It’s a win, win, win! 📚 ❤️