The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1970s

Welcome back! I know I literally JUST said I wasn't going to be around much but this collaboration with Alexandra (and the Show Us Your Books link-up next week) requires my attention 🙂 This week we're exploring the 1970s. On the first Tuesday of the month, February through November, we're highlighting books & films from/about … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1970s

The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1960s

Welcome to the Sixties, friends. This is an era that gives me total anxiety. For being the birth of the whole "peace & love" movement, it's an incredibly violent decade. War and anti-war riots, violent sexual diseases and rampant drug use, Helter Skelter, the JFK assassination, etc. That's A LOT to take in a 10 … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1960s

The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1950s

Hello! Fair warning- you will not find Grease on my list of recommendations. Welcome to the 1950s! While girls and boys were sipping on shakes in the malt shop the rest of the world was fighting in the Korean War, racing to space, and whispering behind closed doors about communism and capitalism. On the first … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1950s

The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1940s

Ahhh. My favorite era! I love the music and fashion of the 1940s. I know the 40s are often associated with World War II and the Holocaust- especially the first half. I tried to offer a mix but many of my suggestions circle around those themes. On the first Tuesday of the month, February through … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1940s

The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1930s

We're back! (And if you couldn't find Alexandra's 1920s post from last month you can find it here! She had a scheduling glitch.) This month we're checking out the 1930s- not a great time for the US of A... Between the stock market crash at the end of the 20s leading to the Great Depression … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1930s

The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1920s

Alexandra and I are back to bring you some roaring 20s recommendations! The United States was between wars but there were battles raging behind speakeasy doors, on the streets of New York, and at the hemline of ladies' dresses! Also, when and why did we stop using the term "zozzled" (drunk)? I vote to bring … Continue reading The Roaring Swinging Fabulous Groovy Blog Collaboration | The 1920s