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For Fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Fans of the Amazon Prime Series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, may also enjoy these titles.  

The After Party by Anton DiSclafaniThe After Party by Anton DiSclafani                                                           Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man wants her; every woman wants to be her. Devoted to Joan since childhood, Cece Buchanan is either her chaperone or her partner in crime. When Joan spirals out of control, Cece struggles to intervene. 

Careers for Women by Joanna Scott Careers for Women by Joanna Scott                                                          Working for the New York Port Authority in the late 1950s under the tutelage of a legendary publicist, Maggie Gleason befriends her boss's newest protégé, who goes missing amid rumors about a devastating secret from the past.

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis                                                                        At New York City's glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women aspiring models, secretaries, and editors attempted to claw their way to success in the 1950s. When Darby McLaughlin arrived there she meets Esme, a Barbizon maid, and was introduced to seedy downtown jazz clubs where the music was as addictive as the heroin, the startling sounds of bebop, and even the possibility of romance.

Lady Be Good by Amber Brock Lady Be Good by Amber Brock                                                                    In a novel set in the 1950s, a mischievous, status-obsessed daughter of a hotel magnate explores the electric nightlife of three iconic cities: New York, Miami and Havana.

The Perfume Collector by Kathleen TessaroThe Perfume Collector by Kethleen Tessaro                                          Newlywed Grace Monroe doesn't fit anyone's expectations of a successful 1950s London socialite, least of all her own. When she receives an unexpected inheritance from a complete stranger, Grace uncovers the story of an extraordinary women who inspired one of Paris's greatest perfumers.

Three-Martini Lunch by Suzanne Rindell Three-Martini Lunch by Suzanne Rindell
In 1958 Greenwich Village, three ambitious young peopleCliff, the son of a successful book editor; Eden, who dreams of being an editor; and Miles, a talented black writer from Harlemwill do anything to succeed in the competitive world of book publishing and learn that they must live with the consequences of their choices.

Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani                                                                    Falling in love during a mid-20th-century Jersey Shore summer, two aspiring singers find their marriage tested when they must decide which of them will pursue career opportunities while the other stays at home to raise a family.










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