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Feb 29 2012

The Flappers: Vixen by Jillian Larkin

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Inkhouse, 2011. ISBN 9780552565042.
Every girl wants the flapper lifestyle. Gloria has it all, and is living it up with her best friend, Lorraine. Gloria is engaged to Sebastian Grey. Gloria's cousin, Clare has arrived to make sure the high-society wedding goes to plan. Gloria loves to party, surely she still has enough time to party before she has to walk down the aisle. Lorraine is tired of living in Gloria's shadow and when her envy spills over, nobody is safe.
I love the early 1900's and the twenties were a crazy time. Vixen is intriguing and full of suspense. The minor characters all were of some importance and had a role to play, leaving you wanting for more after each page. The book is written from three points of perspective, which may cause a little confusion but is more interesting in the telling. The author uses the language of the 1920's, and it is captivating. It is different to not picture the teens with laptops and cell phones and was a great book to change that image. It's good read and those whom love the early 1900's will love this book.
Cecilia Richards.

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