Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fashion Friday: Wearing LOVING FRANK

Loving Frank by natalieeramm featuring suede wedge boots Loving Frank by Nancy Horan Ballantine, 2007 384 pgs., 4 stars ABOUT THE BOOK: Loving Frank is about Mamah Borthwick Cheney’s love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright. Mamah is  a huge fan … Continue reading

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14 Books Every Girl Should Read in Her Twenties

Dear twenty-something women of the world, According to 10 books every girl should read in her twenties, women our age are supposed to read diet books and novels about shopping. As an ex-English major and book lover, I didn’t see … Continue reading

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A Night Like This by Julia Quinn

Title: A Night Like This Author: Julia Quinn Publisher: Avon (May 2012) Pages: 389 Rating: 3 stars Anne Wynter is not who she says she is. Working as a governess for a wealthy family provides a great cover for her … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing THE LIAR’S CLUB

The Liar’s Club by natalieeramm featuring printed shirts The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr Penguin, 2005 352 pgs., 3 stars SUMMARY: Mary Karr’s memoir The Liar’s Club is a coming of age tale based mostly in Texas but also in … Continue reading

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Gone Girl

Title: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Crown (2012) Pages: 415 Rating: 5 stars SPOILER ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Gone Girl is one of the most fascinating portraits of a psychopath that I have ever read. Amy Dunne discovers that her husband Nick … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing EVERYTHING RAVAGED, EVERYTHING BURNED

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by natalieeramm featuring super skinny jeans Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower Picador, 2010 256 pgs, 3 stars SUMMARY: See my post Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned FASHION: You are all over the map little Miss … Continue reading

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Romance Roundup: games, mistakes, and dark pasts

Title: The Game Author: Brenda Joyce Publisher: Avon Pages: 480 Rating: 2 stars The Game is about a girl, Katherine, who was placed in a convent after her betrothed was killed in a war. She leaves the convent at 19 … Continue reading

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Book Expo America (BEA) 2012: New York, books, bloggers, famous people

Last week was the best week of my bookish life! I was in New York City for Book Expo America (BEA), which is the largest publishing event in North America. On Sunday I boarded a $15 bus to NYC and … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by natalieeramm featuring a floral skirt The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Bradbury Europa Editions, 2008 336 pgs, 3.5 stars SUMMARY: Oscillating between the POV of an aging concierge, Renee, and a 12-year-old girl … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Publisher: Quirk Books, 2011 Pages: 352 Rating: 3 stars Miss Peregrine’s Home is YA novel about a group of “peculiar” children, or children who have some kind of magical power … Continue reading

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