Monday, September 14, 2009

Fully Booked!

The seemingly endless workload coupled with the non stop bacchanal of NYFW has us dreaming of a dark and dreamy holiday - and the books we'd like to take along for the ride. Here, a reading list inspired by our favorite looks from the Betsey Johnson's F/W 09 Betsey's Crocker's Collection & 3 uber cool tomes that every doll should own - because, let's face it, your choice of literature should ALWAYS match your frock!
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
by Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith
Chronicle Books

This parody on the literary classic composed with the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes featuring zombies, ninjas and mercenaries is just what the doctor ordered! Austen and Grahame-Smith's delightful comedy filled with bone-crunching zombie mayhem, sparring between two young lovers and a blood-soaked English village makes schlepping around the city like a walk in the park! A must have...

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Mötley Crüe A Visual History: 1983-2005
By Neil Zlozower Foreword By Nikki Sixx
Chronicle Books

Outrageous and overtly theatrical Mötley Crüe the famed band of the 80's personified glam debauchery. In Neil Zlozower's visual feast Mötley Crüe A Visual History: 1983-2005 (Chronicle Books) you are taken on a 2o year journey of cutting edge style, ear-splitting amplification and gleeful songs in praise of sex, drugs, and rock and roll - heavy metal rock legend Mötley Crüe has never been accused of not being excessive, and this book is a great example of why they are considered rock royalty. Zlozower shows you the good, bad and total kick ass in the book - a must for any hard core fan or a lover of rocker chic!
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From Dead to Worse
Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampire Series #8

by Charlaine Harris
Penguin Group


Way before True Blood was a hit - the world over was enamored with Sookie Stackhouse! Charlaine Harris' novels of shape - shifting, blood drinking, and mind reading individuals will literally transport you from your everyday routine to a world of love, lust and mayhem. Jam packed with so much intrigue you will fall in love with all the characters and Harris herself - her way of weaving the tale of Sookie is so captivating you will be salivating for more!

Mon Petits, here's where it gets good... 1 lucky blogette will win a signed copy of From Dead to Worse (Penguin Group) , 2 bookplates and bookmarks all personalized by Charlaine Harris herself! The 1st reader to send us an email at GIVEMELUXE@LaPetiteBlog.com with the title to her 1st book along with your contact & shipping details will win the grand prize! The winner will be announced on Monday, September 21st so hurry!

Note the contest is open only to residents of United States and Canada.

2 comments:

benni said...

I thought that was Lady Gaga on the cover of the Jane Austen Reloaded book.

Ren said...

thanks for the comment and i love ur blog too! i really want to read Grahame-Smith's spin on Pride and Predjudice, its one ofmy favorite books. did u readi it, if so, is it funny?