Fashion Archetype & Personal Mythology
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2M ago
Why Look for a Fashion Archeytpe? As I am growing older, I find myself attending more funerals and memorials than I’d like to and while sitting in a church, garden, or hall listening to eulogies, I contemplate my own. What will people say about me when I die? What impression have I left people with? [...more...] The post Fashion Archetype & Personal Mythology appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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Last Dance on the Starlight Pier: Vintage Book Review
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by Jitterbug Dress
2M ago
Last Dance on the Starlight Pier vintage book review by Tam Francis The Synopsis Last Dance on the Starlight Pier St. Martin Press (April, 2022)  by Sara Bird is a lovely Texas-sized historical fiction that spotlights marathan dances of the great depression era. Amidst the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, Sarah Bird’s Last Dance [...more...] The post Last Dance on the Starlight Pier: Vintage Book Review appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow: A Vintage Book Review
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by Tam Francis
4M ago
In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow a book review by Tam Francis The Synopsis In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow (Eiledon Publishing (August 1, 2020)  by Kenneth W. Harmon is a 1940s Historical Fiction set in the doomed city of Hiroshima. When bombardier Micah Lund dies on a mission over Hiroshima, his spirit [...more...] The post In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow: A Vintage Book Review appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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My COVID19 Quarantine FREE Gift to Combat Anxiety
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by Tam Francis
4M ago
I had been overly optimistic. I still am to a small degree. My children are out of school and home (a blessing from COVID19 Quarantine), and I haven’t bought toilet paper yet, and even though I try to avoid the news, the death toll seeps into my mind. I find my anxiety level rising, especially [...more...] The post My COVID19 Quarantine FREE Gift to Combat Anxiety appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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The Night Tiger: Book Review
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by Tam Francis
4M ago
The Night Tiger: A Vintage Book Review The Night Tiger book review by Tam Francis The Synopsis The Night Tiger (Flatiron Books; First Edition, Second Printing edition (February 12, 2019)  by Yangsze Choo is a genre-crossing, magical realism, murder mystery, historical fiction set in 1930s Malaysia. For The Night Tiger, Choo chose three characters to tell her [...more...] The post The Night Tiger: Book Review appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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Swing: Vintage Book Review
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by Tam Francis
4M ago
Swing: A Vintage Book Review A Swing book review by Tam Francis The Synopsis Swing (Ever Ink Press, March 30, 2015) by Lindsey Renee Backen is an young adult coming-of-age romance set in post-World War II. In Swing, we’re introduced to our romantic lead, Trey Cunningham, who is not your typical heart throb. For one, he’s [...more...] The post Swing: Vintage Book Review appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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Evolution of a Book Cover
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by Tam Francis
4M ago
With the launch of my second short story collection, SWING SHORTS, I wanted something different for a cover. Something illustrated. I follow a couple of hashtags on Twitter and noticed these really cool drawings an artist, Lahela Schoessler had done of her friend’s grandparents from 1940s photos. Her pin-up style was exactly what I was going for. [...more...] The post Evolution of a Book Cover appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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How to Host the Hottest Fourth Wing Book Club
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by Jitterbug Dress
4M ago
I’ve had my book club for over ten years now and as a result we’ve done some great reads with amazing food & cocktails, but discussing FOURTH WING was fire and because of that, I need to share all our amazing Fourth Wing Book Club fun. Firstly, you can’t have a lively book discussion without [...more...] The post How to Host the Hottest Fourth Wing Book Club appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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A.I. Audio Books from Tam Francis
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by Jitterbug Dress
4M ago
Three New Audio Books (Finally, right?) Folks have been asking about audio books and I tried creating books through Amazon’s ACX for Audible, but the talent I was working with disappeared in the middle of production and yours truly can only afford to do the royalty split production path for audio books at this time. [...more...] The post A.I. Audio Books from Tam Francis appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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Texas Jazz Singer Louise Tobin: Book Reviews with a Vintage Slant
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by Jitterbug Dress
4M ago
Texas Jazz Singer Louise Tobin in the Golden Age of Swing and Beyond a book review by Tam Francis The Synopsis Texas Jazz Singer Louise Tobin in the Golden Age of Swing and Beyond (Texas A&M Press May, 2021)  by Kevin Edward Mooney is a biography of Texas jazz singer Louise Tobin as part of [...more...] The post Texas Jazz Singer Louise Tobin: Book Reviews with a Vintage Slant appeared first on The Girl In The Jitterbug Dress ..read more
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