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The Apothecary's Garden

The Apothecary's Garden - Julie Bozza Don’t overthink it.Suspend some of what society tells you to believe and leave it at the door.Let time and place fall by the wayside and read untethered.…and be swept away by such pure and gentle and kind and enchanting love…just love…of 2…who cares their gender, their backgrounds, their age…Oh this book. It reads like a fairy tale…of a simpler time and a lovelier place. Of 2 men who could fall in love with each other despite a 40+ year age gap. Of a young man who sees the world through fascination and joy and an old man who wants nothing more but to give him everything. Of gardens and tea and towers. But then Bozza drops pop-cultural references like Orlando Bloom and a Ford Focus in there and snaps you back to your present-day self, jaded, grouchy, hardened. A 22 year old and a 65 year old? Sex on page? Is this something I really want to be reading? Don’t overthink it.Suspend some of what society tells you to believe and leave it at the door.Let time and place fall by the wayside and read untethered.…and be swept away…