Hardcover: 266 pages
Publisher: Yvette Klobuchar (November 25, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 8 inches
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Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
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I could not put down the book, “Brides Unveiled,” until I finished it. ‘Juliana Belle’ is a character to root for. Her world of couture is enviable and entertaining, with a whole lot of crazy. Add dating to the mix and you’ve got a page-turner. Yvette Klobuchar’s creative writing style is humorous and heartwarming. I definitely recommend both the author and her book, “Brides Unveiled!”
A wonderful array of characters in a humorous, yet touching story. Very nicely evokes the atmosphere of a bridal store/workshop. The reader will have a better understanding of the world of the bridal gown designer and the crazy world of brides. Patience, persistence, humility and a sense of humor are hallmark characteristics of the successful designer and Juliana Belle, the main character is at the top of her game!
An easy and delightful read. In fact, I could not put it down. Yvette Klobuchar has a very distinctive voice, a sharp eye for describing people we can instantly imagine, a self-deprecating but clever manner of fixing herself in society's ranks that makes her a true participant in a believable cast of characters that ring with comic authenticity. The story holds together from beginning to end and in-between is filled with smiles and giggles and visions of bridal dresses peppered with very sage tidbits of knowledge gained through her personal experience of the dos and don'ts of a successful wedding. Entertaining for all, it is a must-read for Chicagoans who will love to read about their fave places.
My wife told me that I had to read this book. At first, I was skeptical, but after reading the first few pages, I was hooked. Having a daughter get married can be a little daunting. Reading Brides Unveiled, I felt like I was reliving my daughter's wedding all over again (especially the emotional roller coaster ride!) Chapter 18 brought tears to my eyes--and I am not one who cries easily. I highly recommend that all father's-of-the-bride buy this book for their little girl--and order a second copy for yourself. You won't regret It!
It is easy reading,enjoyable ,interesting ,fun book.A little of everything: competition in bridal industry;straggle of small individual bridal business;some psychology of young women who are looking for a unique ,beautiful ,exquisite design wedding outfit.Some personal drama, happy ending, finding the love of her life.
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