Dear Ms. Walker, While I’ve yet to read the first book in this series, Violet on the Runway, I enjoyed the second installment, Violet by Design, a great deal. So when Jane mentioned she’d received a copy and would be sending it on to me, I was very happy. For ... more >
Dear Ms. Cohen: I first discovered you when your book, His for the Taking, was nominated for an RNA award. I thought HFTheT was a wonderfully nuanced story but while Mistress in Private shares some similarities, it also requires a large suspension of disbelief and one that I could not ... more >
Dear Ms. Walker, While I’ve read and enjoyed novels about supermodels in the past, I was a bit leery when I received your book. On one hand, I’m fascinated by the fashion industry. On the other hand, I hate the message it sends to teenaged girls about body image and ... more >
Dear Ms. Thompson, I regret that I’m writing you this letter posthumously. While I didn’t enjoy your Wild Wulfs of London trilogy as much as I’d hoped, I know many people who did and your loss affected many fans. And when Jayne sent me this book, I found myself sharing ... more >
Women’s Wear Daily is reporting that magazines are starting to use software to make a model look less thin because thin is out in the fashion world these days. Via Media Bistro.
While not romance news per se, it is related to women. The Wall Street Journal online has a freely available article about Milan’s movement away from the super thin model. Giovanna Melandri, Italy’s minister for youth policies, and Mario Boselli, the head of the National Chamber for Italian Fashion, have ... more >