January is almost over, but I wanted to make sure to talk about the new year and the new reading list! In addition to reading Marilyn's library, I'm also working with Pinup Life Magazine to create a Must-Reads for the Modern-Day Pinup! These books will cover stories and topics of interest to modern-day pinups, and … Continue reading 2018! More books per month
This December, I wanted to go with something in the season, so I've chosen Phyllis McGinley's Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! I'm especially excited to read this author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. From Wikipedia: "Her poetry was in the style of light verse, specializing in humor, satiric tone and the positive aspects of … Continue reading December’s Book–online borrow for free!
The Book Our book club finished it's first book: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by R. Taraborrelli. The book itself was incredibly well researched, and the amount of effort put into pouring over documents related to Marilyn Monroe shines through incredibly in the writing. I did appreciate Taraborrelli's explanation of each document, and whether or … Continue reading Marilyn’s family and mine: A Review of “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”
Today I began reading the first official selection for the book club, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. But before giving my first impressions, I wanted to reflect upon why I began this book club. What are my reasons? Is it to demonstrate appreciation for Marilyn Monroe as a fan? Is it to create a … Continue reading And so it begins…
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