Category Archives: Book Reviews

Reading List

Happy Saturday, y’all!  Here are some books I’ve enjoyed lately, and I thought I would share.  I used to do book reviews on here all the time and I don’t know why I stopped.  I still read… Little Fires Everywhere … Continue reading

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Julia Child’s Kitchen Wisdom

I grew up watching cooking shows with my dad, and one of the ones we used to watch way back when was Julia Child’s show. She really had spark, was totally real, and had some good recipes to boot. She … Continue reading

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The English Patient Book Review

I know that many of you have been following along with my book reads this year, and I finally read The English Patient which has been on my must-read list for a while.  All I can say is that it … Continue reading

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Cookbook Reviews

Some of you might be cooking more than usual, and truth be told, I don’t really consult cookbooks anymore because it seems like a lot of recipes are on the Internet, but I do like these that I have and … Continue reading

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Poppy King’s Story – How the Lipstick Queen Became Royalty

I haven’t had a ton of time to read in recent months, but I finally go through Lessons of a Lipstick Queen by Poppy King. Overall, fascinating book for the details that it gives you about Poppy herself and how … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Living Cookbook – The New Classics

More than 1200 recipes in one book; that’s what Martha Stewart Living New Classics Cookbook says you’ll get. It’s amazing the range that this huge tome provides and rest assured there’s a nearly fool-proof recipe for almost everything. The New … Continue reading

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Fashionopolis by Dana Thomas

I read this book while I was on vacation this December, and it’s definitely one that has stayed with me.  Might be a good one to pick up while you’re at home!  Order online and don’t go out if you … Continue reading

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The Perfect Scent by Chandler Burr

I just finished reading The Perfect Scent by Chandler Burr, and oh my goodness, it is the best book! I learned so much about the perfume industry. Chandler Burr is the scent critic for the New York Time’s Style Magazine, … Continue reading

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Deluxe by Dana Thomas

I learned so much from reading Deluxe by Dana Thomas. You think you know about the fashion industry, but you don’t know it until you read this book. It’s easily one of the best books I’ve ever read. Dana is … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates

It’s summer time, and whenever the weather improves, I go back to reading more than just the news.  I think it’s something about the slower pace of life that summer brings that inspires me to really want to get off … Continue reading

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