LitStack Review: The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby

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The Pink Suit Nicole Mary Kelby Little, Brown and Company Publication Date:  April 29, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-23565-5 Few garments have come to define a moment in history as the pink Chanel suit that Jackie Kennedy wore on that fateful November day in 1963.  That bright suit and its accompanying pillbox hat immediately conjures up tragedy [….]

LitStack Review: Hild by Nicola Griffith

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Hild Nicola Griffith Farrar, Straus and Giroux First Edition:  November 12, 2013 ISBN 978-0-374-28087-1 Seventh century Britain: a time when men’s ambitions were larger than their means, when life was simple and hard and brutal.  There was beauty, too, but it rarely lasted.  Illiterate kings warred, scheming religions undermined each other, people survived and died.  [….]