October 2014 archive

The Best Kept Secret in Fashion

The Israel Museum’s costume collection is the best-kept secret in fashion. I spent a glorious day at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem last summer. Their costume collection is so fantastic it could be a separate museum all of its own.

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My Favorite Young Adult Books

All-of-a-Kind Family pretty much tops my list of all-time favorite young adult books. I was so excited to hear that the All-of-a-Kind Family series had been re-issued thanks to the incredibly talented Lizzie Skurnick. She’s also re-issuing the best in young adult literature from the classics of the 30s and 40s to the thrillers and novels of the 70s and 80s.

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