Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fashion Friday: Wearing THE BOOBY TRAP

The Booby Trap by natalieeramm featuring a boatneck dress The Booby Trap by Anne Browning Walker Pixel Entertainment, 2012 272 pgs, 4 stars ABOUT THE BOOK: Bambi is a Women’s Studies PhD student at Harvard. She started working at The … Continue reading

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Sharp: A Memoir by David Fitzpatrick

Title: Sharp Author: David Fitzpatrick Publisher: William Morrow (2012) Pages: 368 Rating: 4 stars David Fitzpatrick had it all as a young man, including a degree from a great university, good-looks, and artistic promise. However, mental illness swooped in and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Confessions

Tra la la Bookish Confessions… Sometimes I stop in the middle of a book (even if I love it) and read a romance novel really quick. Every time I have to say “Oh, I haven’t read that one” I die … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by natalieeramm featuring a knit sweater The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (1984) 320 pages, 5 stars ABOUT THE BOOK: The Unbearable Lightness of Being follows two couples throughout their lives as they … Continue reading

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The Orchardist

Title: The Orchardist Author: Amanda Coplin Publisher: Harper (August 2012) Pages: 448 Rating: 4 stars Set in the late 1800s and turn of the century, The Orchardist is about a lonely man, who grows apple and apricot trees on his … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Fashion Friday Posts

I haven’t been doing Fashion Friday for too long, and some of the posts are way better than others. So, let me share my favorites (I mean, the ones I would actually wear!) in no particular order : 1. Modern … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing HIKIKOMORI AND THE RENTAL SISTER

Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by natalieeramm featuring denim jeans Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by Jeff Backhaus Algonquin, January 2013 256 pgs., 4 stars ABOUT THE BOOK: “Hikikomori” is the Japanese term for shutting oneself in, away from the … Continue reading

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Breed

Title: Breed Author: Chase Novak Publisher: Mulholland Books, September 2012 Pages: 320 Rating: 3 stars A wealthy couple in New York City seem to have everything they could ever want except what they want most. After various fertility treatments, doctor’s … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday: Wearing RULES OF CIVILITY

Rules of Civility by natalieeramm featuring a button front dress Rules of Civility by Amor Towles Viking Adult, 2011 352 pgs, 4 stars ABOUT THE BOOK: See my post Rules of Civility. ABOUT THE OUTFIT: You’re broke, but no one … Continue reading

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How Should a Person Be?

Title: How Should a Person Be? Author: Sheila Heti Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (2012) Pages: 320 Rating: 3 stars How Should a Person Be? is part fiction, part memoir, and part play. Sheila Heti is a playwright based in … Continue reading

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