The first review of has shown up in my feed reader … from Sarah at the blog:
As the author of, Jo Bob conjures up the most beautiful descriptions of clothes, including a cherry pie print blouse that sent me straight to eBay. In Mimi's shop, Dora discovers that each item comes with a story, and these were absolutely beautiful. The dress that is only for dancing, the dress that is for a very particular meeting…
Although certain elements of the plot were a little predictable for me, Lives of Dresses is a heart-warming and lovely book that would make a great Christmas present for any vintage lover.
Thanks Sarah! Of course, the book isn't out until February, but I assume they still have book tokens in the UK, right? (I used to love reading about book tokens in children's books. And speaking of children's books, the cover image at that post is for the UK edition — doesn't it look very Noel Streatfeild? I am so lucky in my book covers …)