Three Things I Learned about Fashion from BECOMING JOSEPHINE

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks with an empress. Napoleon’s wife, Josephine Bonaparte, to be exact. Heather Webb’s Becoming Josephine is such a vivid and engaging read, it’s hard to believe that the novel is based on real historical events. And Heather brings those events to life beautifully on the page. You can hear the swish of a flowing gown on a marble floor, feel the chill of a haunted palace chamber,…


6 Fascinating Things I Learned About Empress Josephine from Heather Webb’s BECOMING JOSEPHINE

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Bring out the virtual confetti and glasses of champagne—today Becoming Josephine by Heather Webb is officially out in the world!!! I could gush all week about the many reasons I loved this book (and trust me, we will) but instead I will pay it the highest compliment I can think of when it comes to fiction: Becoming Josephine transported me to another world and made characters I’d briefly known through…


Bringing History to Life: Heather Webb’s BECOMING JOSEPHINE

Monday, December 30, 2013

This week we get to have some fun the Debutante Ball way—tomorrow is the release of the first 2014 Debutante Ball novel, Heather Webb’s BECOMING JOSEPHINE. She’ll be here later in the week to talk about her own book and, drumroll, what you’ve been hoping for, a giveaway. But first, we get to brag on her. I really like historical fiction. Talking recently to Heather (on email—none of us have…