The Bees by Laline Paull Book Review

Collage of book cover of The Bees by Laline Paull and images of bees, fruit, sugar, wasps, honey, honeycomb, and flowers.

I went into this book never once suspecting it would be a groundbreaking olfactory novel worth reviewing on the [...]

Paper Passion Perfume by Wallpaper* Steidl Review

Collage of Wallpaper* Steidl's Paper Passion perfume and its notes, including ink, vanilla, books, powder, and Iso E Super.

Released in 2012 to viral bookworm fanfare, Wallpaper * Steidl's Paper Passion was actually the first fragrance [...]

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind Book Review

Collage of a woman in a white shirt with red hair, the Eiffel tower, and fragrant flowers including roses, violets, and iris.

Set in sixteenth-century France, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer follows a horrible little creep called [...]

The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro Book Review

A collage of the cover of The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro, a pair of red lips, and a custer of paperwhite flowers.

Can anyone write a perfume-related book that is remotely happy for once?Alright, this one is happy in places. [...]

The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister Book Review

A collage of the cover of The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister, a rolled up scent paper in a bottle, and a seagull.

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but of course everyone does. Looking at the cover of The Scent Keeper [...]

The Scentaur

The Scentaur