Mameve Medwed’s book How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life was one of those books you let sit for a bit before you read them. I (mistakenly) thought it was a book about poetry. I was interested to read it as part of the BlogHer Virtual Book Tour (though I’m reviewing it belatedly), but I’m not a huge fan of poetry.
I read the back cover, though, and was intrigued. It isn’t about poetry! Rather, it’s about a young woman who runs an antique booth in one of those large markets with various antique dealers with boothes next to eachother. Abby is at some loose ends after a bad breakup, her mother’s death, and a tell-all novel written by her ex-fiancé. One of her possessions she inherited from her mother is a porcelain chamber pot that a colleague suggests she takes to Antiques Roadshow. Read More
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