The It Girls by Karen Harper

The It Girls

From New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper comes a novel based on the lives of two amazing sisters . . .One sailed the Titanic and started a fashion empire . . .The other overtook Hollywood and scandalized the world . . .Together, they were unstoppable.They rose from genteel poverty, two beautiful sisters, ambitious, witty, seductive. Elinor and Lucy Sutherland ar...

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The It Girls Reviews

  • Cindy Burnett
    I struggled a lot with this book. Other than the fact that they apparently served as the source for the expression “It Girl”, I did not understand the choice to write an entire book about Elinor and Lucy Sutherland. From an early age, the two sisters quarreled, treated each other and other...
  • Dwi Grandison
    The bond between sisters is one of fierceness that can not be duplicated. Sisters fiercely support each other and take down those who battle against them. But sisters can be fiercely judgmental towards one another and that judgmental feeling can turn into animosity that can test the very bond itself...
  • Stephanie
    3.5 StarsKaren Harper is one of my all-time favorite historical fiction writers, and she has done another fantastic job bringing to life sisters Elinor Glyn and Lucile Duff-Gordon in her newest novel, The It Girls.This is an engrossing novel that begins in the late nineteenth-century when Nellie and...
  • DJ Sakata
    Favorite Quote:Not that I’d like to be a man, but that I’d like to be a woman and not have to act like one.My Review:Color me an ignoramus, as I did not realize I was reading a book about real people when I started in. I was nearly through the book when I had to stop reading and Google the...
  • Linda Zagon
     MY REVIEW OF 'THE IT GIRLS" by Karen Harper"The It Girls" by Karen Harper is an intriguing account of how fiction and history can work in a novel. The genres for this novel are Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, and Fiction. The timeline for this story is  set from 1875, and goes into the t...
  • Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews
    An authoress and a dressmaker on the loose.Nellie and Lucy were sisters and were mischievous from the start. They went through thick and thin together. The time was early 1800's and women were to be wed and not be in a trade, but the Sutherland girls didn't abide. Well Lucy didn't. Nellie sort of di...
  • Miriam
    We think the term “It” is new, is hip, but there were “It” Girls and ideas in the late 1800s. Karen Harper brings two charming, ambitious, and highly successful Sutherland sisters out of obscurity and into the limelight in her newest novel. Harper weaves a tight story of friendsh...
  • Meg - A Bookish Affair
    "The It Girls" covers the lives of Elinor and Lucile Sutherland who lived during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Both of these women lived when the world was changing rapidly and they both often seemed to be in the middle of some of the greatest changes. The book covers from their childhood all the ...
  • N.
    Giving up at p. 189....

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