Review – Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry by Richard Kirshenbaum

Do you love espionage and spies? Do you love historical dramas? Do you love murder? Mystery? Mob stories? And do you want it all while wearing the best mascara MAC has to offer? Because holy moly this book had it all. This week, I had the pleasure of reading Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and … Continue reading Review – Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry by Richard Kirshenbaum

Excerpt – Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry by Richard Kirshenbaum

From Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry. Copyright © 2019  by Richard Kirshenbaum and reprinted with permission from St. Martin’s Press. † Chapter 1 HOLLYWOOD DREAMS New York City, 1933 A Technicolor sky hung over the city even though it was only early May. At times, even New York City seemed to have caught the bug. The pear trees that bloomed … Continue reading Excerpt – Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry by Richard Kirshenbaum

Review – How to Experience Death for Beginners by Jessica Branton

So many updates in the Pluckyverse, I don't even know where to begin. The semester started off crazy with me taking on way more responsibilities than I could manage and somehow getting them done. What that meant, though, was my reading life suffered and my blogging life became nearly nonexistent. But I am back and … Continue reading Review – How to Experience Death for Beginners by Jessica Branton