Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen

  I wasn’t intending to read another Anna Godbersen novel so soon (and I wasn’t terribly impressed by The Luxe), but my reservation came up at the library so I felt obliged to read it.   Bright Young Things, despite a similar premise to the Luxe series (three girls in NewYork, 1929) started off at... Continue Reading →

November Wrap-up

I managed to read seven books in November - not bad for someone who says they read 'about a book a week'! I had a fairly varied month in terms of topics and a few firsts: - 2 memoirs (Anh Do and Sayo Masuda) - 1 chick lit (Jemma Forte) - the new Maeve Binchy, Minding... Continue Reading →

The Luxe by Anna Godbersen

The Luxe appealed to my (long gone) 15 year old self. Historical fiction, pretty dresses, handsome boys, romance- plus the covers are gorgeous. I would have loved this book as a teenager- Gossip Girl in the 1800s. Sadly now, I have grown up and so has my reading taste.  Don’t expect embellished, historical scenes- except for the horses... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday 9/11/10

Happy Tuesday to everyone! We're 40% through the working week already! My teaser this week comes from Luxe by Anna Godbersen- it's probably more of a YA read, but this series appealed to me when I heard it described as the 'Gossip Girl of the 1800's'- what's not to like about that? The teaser is from... Continue Reading →

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