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The Bombshell Manual of Style

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Jean Harlow

“The perfect little book for anyone who wants to fulfill her own Bombshell aspirations. Just grab your favorite baby doll pajamas, a glass of champagne, and sink right in!” -Marisa Tomei

I spotted The Bombshell Manual of Style by Lauren Stover in a Waldo’s Bookstore, years ago. I was pulled to the book, and even when my practical friend insisted we leave (without the book) I lingered with the book in my hands until I woman-ed up and bought it. I was in high school at this point, so buying random books wasn’t a luxury I could usually afford. But I was in too-deep, already a loyal subscriber to the ways of Grace Kelly and Veronica Lake. And luckily, I wasn’t disappointed by this book. To this day I’m glad I have it in my personal library. It’s not the kind of book you just want to read, it’s the kind you want to ... Read More