In Natalie Fenollera Sanmartin’s bestseller The Awakening of Miss Prim, Miss Prudencia Prim has accepted a position as a gentleman’s personal librarian in the small village of San Ireneo. In the course of the several months she lives among these countercultural, politically- incorrect inhabitants who homeschool their families, practice old-world gracious hospitality, live balanced lives not consumed by work, and find time for study, conversation, and friendship ….

Mitchell Kalpakgian. If you’re not acquainted with Miss Prim, this is a good introduction (with spoilers, but even I figured out where the story was going at that level). 📚