The BBRBF Book Club: Red, Blue, and the Lasso of Truth

Hello and welcome to another edition of the BBRBF Book Club! It's been a while since I've posted a review and the reason is because I couldn't quite bring myself to write about our last book; in fact, it was a struggle to even finish the book. That's not to say it wasn't good, it [...]

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The BBRBF Book Club: An Antique Scarf, Golden Age Hoops, and Bette Davis

Hello and welcome to another edition of The BBRBF Book Club! Our book this month is The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter and just like Bette Davis herself, it's full of sass and drama. Here is a plot summary from Goodreads: The morning of her niece’s wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: A Floral Blouse, Foreign Woods and a Bit of “Stardust”

"Have been unavoidably detained by the world. Expect us when you see us." Hello and welcome to another edition of The BBRBF Book Club! Our first book of the year is Stardust by Neil Gaiman, and boy is it magical. Here is a plot overview from Goodreads: Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: A Puzzle Piece, The Underworld and “Swamplandia!”

Hello and welcome to another round of the BBRBF Book Club! This month we read Swamplandia! by Karen Russell. As always, be sure to check out the other gals' inspired outfits and reviews: Sara from In a Nutshell, Kristina from The Eyre Effect, Kat from The Miss Information Blog and Noelle from The Classy Junk! What [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: Vintage Bows, Peasant Tops and “Not Working”

Hello and welcome to the November edition of the BBRBF Book Club! This month we're reviewing "Not Working" by Lisa Owens. Through my time in the BBRBF Book Club, I've come to realize that plot descriptions never do books justice. I've been completely led astray by snippets of storylines that are designed to give you [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: Greener Pastures, Beehives, and “Frankenstein”

Hello and welcome to another exciting BBRBF Book Club review! We're getting spooky in the book club this month and decided to read Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at the recommendation of Kathrine from The Miss Information Blog. Let me start by saying that I loved this book. Not only was the topic fascinating, being a biology [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: Steep Cliffs, Pirate Ships, and a Blue Dress

Hello and welcome to another edition of the BBRBF Book Club! This month we decided to read "We Are Pirates" by Daniel Handler, which was one of my suggestions. I was initially intrigued by this novel due to the fact that the writer goes by another name: Lemony Snicket. Growing up, I was enamored by [...]