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So You Created a Wormhole: January’s Book of the Month Giveaway

“It’s not unlikely that this guide has been clandestinely placed in your path precisely to create a time traveler out of you…” reads our latest Book of the Month, So You Created a Wormhole.

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Book It: Creative Bookcases For Your Literary Loves

Disaster Bookshelf

The only furniture to survive the six apartments I’ve passed through in my adult life is my bookshelves — my cherished bookshelves, which are filled with my most prized possessions.

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The Star Wars Cookbook Kit: December’s Book of the Month Giveaway

Episode VII, BOOK OF THE MONTH. It is a period of festive joy and cheer at the ModCloth offices. Our featured title, The Star Wars Cookbook Kit, dazzles many a merry Mod bounty hunter with its clever recipe names and character-shaped cookie cutters.

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Page Turners: Inspiration from the Wonderful Andy Warhol

This holiday, for us, has been all about mid-century charm. When concepting our Holiday Gift Guide, graphic designer Ryan looked to the work of a well-known, ModCloth favorite — Andy Warhol!

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One Good Deed a Day: November’s Book of the Month Giveaway

Though any time is a good time to do a good deed, why not start a daily diary of your friendly gestures? Chronicle Books’ One Good Deed a Day: A Journal encourages you take a moment and do something nice for others, yourself, and the world.

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Page Turners: Life in a Bubble Has Never Looked So Good

It’s an undoubtedly incredible work, but I want to know how Melvin Sokolsky came up with the concept for this 1963 Harper’s Bazaar editorial.

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Pinhole Cameras: October’s Book of the Month Giveaway

Book of the Month: Pinhole Cameras - A Do-It-Yourself Guide

Chris Keeney’s Pinhole Cameras: A Do-It-Yourself Guide shows you how to build and operate your own camera by using everyday household materials and a few specialty items.

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A Twin Peaks Fanzine? Oh, yes.

Damn Fine Coffee! A Twin Peaks fanzine

If you’re a longtime follower of the ModCloth Blog, you know that every few months — like clockwork — one of us will write something about Twin Peaks.

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Page Turners: The Wishful Thinking Behind Wish Magazine

What’s better than a pull-out infographic poster that tells you whether or not you have indeed turned into an ‘Early Granny’? Nothing — exactly! Carrie Harwood and Lucy Nicolls, the creators of the illustration- and quirk-rich Wish Magazine, have successfully identified exactly what all of us trinket-loving and nefariously knitting ‘zine queens want, and boy did they deliver.

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What on Earth are You Wearing? September’s Book of the Month

September Book of the Month

Witty, brash, amusing, and cheeky to the extreme, What on Earth are You Wearing? hails from a planet much more engaging than your typical coffee table book.

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Required Reading: ModCloth Employees’ Favorite School Books

Whether your days of required reading are far behind you or fresh in your mind, sometimes what starts as an assigned book can become an all-time favorite. If you’re looking for a new novel to add to your shelf, our helpful ModEmployees are here with their own reading list recommendations.

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Page Turners: Klimt Meets Couture

Image via Ciao Vogue. Inspired by Klimt’s Expectation (1909).

Upon seeing this 1965 Vogue Italia editorial (the likes of which are cousin to our Fashion from the ‘Art’ stylebook), I couldn’t help but utter a litany of ooh’s …

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The Indie Rock Coloring Book: August’s Book of the Month Giveaway

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Book of the Month: The Indie Rock Coloring Book

Going to an art gallery—pretty sophisticated, huh? Attending an indie rock show—super cool. Coloring—FUN! That’s exactly what you can do with The Indie Rock Coloring Book, our August Book of the Month!

Created by the do-gooders at Montreal organization …

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Welcome to Miami: Retro Beach Photos to Fall For

When I came across Ann Armbruster’s book The Life and Times of Miami Beach at local thrifting mecca Urban Ore, I immediately knew I had to add it to my collection of retro tomes. I whip it out …

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