We’re getting closer and closer to the publication of The Little Book of Marilyn, and I couldn’t be more excited! Today I thought I’d give you a little sneak peak into what you can expect to see inside the book, so here we go!
Introduction: I tell the story of how I became a Marilyn fan and how she continues to inspire me.
Chapter 1: Her Story. This is a short biography about Marilyn’s life and career.
Chapter 2: Inspiration. Fans talk about how Marilyn inspired them and the kind of items they collect.
Chapter 3: Style. The kinds of clothes and accessories Marilyn wore, and where you can find them. This chapter also has quotes from Marilyn lookalikes and tribute artists, as well as several craft tutorials.
Chapter 4: Beauty. The products Marilyn used and the exercises she did to keep fit and toned. This chapter includes a hair and make-up tutorial by the gorgeous Suzie Kennedy!
Chapter 5: Life Skills. Here we talk about the subjects that were important to Marilyn and the lessons we can learn from her decisions and actions.
Chapter 6: Personal Effects. We hear from fans who collect items that were once owned by Marilyn, and where you can find lookalike items. We also tell Marilyn’s story through some of the items she owned, and fan Hanna Nixon shares how to create your very own Marilyn Mexican tile!
Chapter 7: Walk with Marilyn. Do you want to visit some of the restaurants and stores that Marilyn frequented? Here we have ten places that are still in business today.
Resources: A list of the tribute artists and stores featured in the book.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this look into what’s inside The Little Book of Marilyn! I’m sure you’ll agree that there is an eclectic collection of features, with the emphasis most certainly on FUN!
The book can be pre-ordered from all good bookshops. Please visit the Running Press website for all your ordering links!
Until next time,