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Travel Tales: Welcome to the 60s Oh Oh

The title of this post comes from a catchy song from a little musical called Hairspray. Bright colors, big hair, and racial injustice are all themes in this particular show, featuring a decade that we see a lot in books and movies. And one that I am absolutely fascinated with. After reading Kissing Shakespeare, I […]

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September 5, 2012 - 12:39 pm

Estelle: Shelve It from Rather Be Reading Blog (9/2/2012) - […] Shadows has a thing for Greek mythology and daydreams about future travel plans. I talk about my love for the 1960s & yap about decade books. Alexa pairs travel companions + books! Elena has scouted out some […]

August 31, 2012 - 7:31 am

Patti Smith - I haven’t heard of Comeback Love until now, but it sounds really good. I’m adding that one to my WishList…I enjoy reading about the 60’s as well. I think that era is just an incredibly interesting era…and colorful, literally and figuratively! 🙂

August 30, 2012 - 6:07 pm

elena - eeep I LOVE 60s music and I love this post! My favourite book is set during the 60s but I don’t think I’ve read any YA set during that time period. You always have such interesting recs, E! <3

August 30, 2012 - 10:24 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - “Hey mama, hey mama, look at me!” Teehee, I hope you know the title of your post now has me singing Hairspray songs in my head…

I love that you explored the various decades in books. It’s always fun for me to read about books set in another time period (Comeback Love, I am coming for you!), but I don’t think I’m aware of nearly enough of them. Case in point: I still have not read the three books you mentioned apart from the adult books.