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Reading Wrap Up: May 2019

I'm a bit late with this one, but hey, let's get started! Books read: 7 (classics: 1, non-fiction: 4,  middle grade: 1, picture book: 1) Pages read: 735 Stars: 1 (0), 2 (0), 3 (2), 4 (3), 5 (2) Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth  I gave this book 3 stars on Goodreads, but I feel… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up: May 2019

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Review: the Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

I love fashion books, absolutely love them. After reading Dior's fashion book, I had to get more from this series! Not only is it pink, it's written in the late 50s, which is only my favourite era of fashion. So let's have a look: In this gorgeous style guide from the 50s, American fashion designer… Continue reading Review: the Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

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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