Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley Paired with Cookies & Cream Halo Top

In my limited experience, blind dates have always been successful... blind dates with books that is. Immediately after diving into the first few pages, I realized that my introduction to this novel, as a solo traveler basking in introvert bliss at a local Boston-area bookstore, was really quite on par with Ted, the quirky and isolated …