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Review: the Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

I'd like to start by saying this was the first book I got from an author in return for a review! If you don't know how this works, let me break it down: on my blog I have a review policy, before authors or publishers send me an email, that's where they can find all… Continue reading Review: the Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

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Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

Christian Dior is credited to be the inventor of the New Look in 1947. His use of fabric after the war was equally scandalous as it was amazing. Fabric became a luxury in the war, and the New Look used a lot of fabric to get the fullness in the skirt. Long story short; Christian… Continue reading Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

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Review: Addicted to Americana by Charles Phoenix

If there's anything you need to know about me, I love kitchy 50s stuff. This book seemed right up my alley! Let's have a look: Title: Addicted to Americana Author: Charles Phoenix Pages: 176 Published:  October 10th 2017 by Prospect Park Books ISBN: 9781945551192 Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become… Continue reading Review: Addicted to Americana by Charles Phoenix

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Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900… Continue reading Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

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Review: Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson

I'm secretly obsessed with 19th century American history. Well, it isn't so secret anymore if you read my blog regularly! I came across this history book about kick ass ladies while browsing on Bookdepository. Discover the stories of twelve women who "heard the call" to settle the west and who came from all points of… Continue reading Review: Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson