The Doll Blogs: When Dolls Speak, I Listen

Debbie Behan Garrett
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To serve the doll-collecting community, particularly avid Black-doll enthusiasts, Ms. Garrett continues to write about the dolls she loves. In this, her third doll publication, dolls, both old and new, blog their experiences over a two-year period as chosen dolls in Garrett's extensive and quite eclectic Black-doll collection.If you love dolls, possess a vivid imagination, and enjoy combining the two, you will derive great pleasure reading The Doll Blogs, another first for Debbie Behan Garrett. Garrett takes the reader on an imaginative voyage in doll-collecting world where she meets and greets new dolls, reacquaints herself with old ones, and continues the passion for all as a doll whisperer, allowing the dolls to speak through her. The dolls (some more vocal than others, with personalities all their own) find delight in telling their unique stories, sharing their experiences, and relaying how they entered Garrett's collection.This first book devoted to dolls that speak in blog form is masterfully engaging, a sure delight.
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Debbie Behan Garrett has been a black-doll enthusiast since 1991. Her passion for collecting vintage-to-modern black dolls led to the publication of two groundbreaking black-doll reference books: The Definitive Guide to Collecting Black Dolls, Hobby House Press, Inc., 2003 (the first full-color black doll reference), and Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the Passion, 2008 (the first self-published, full-color black doll reference). Her third publication, The Doll Blogs: When Dolls Speak, I listen, is the first electronic book featuring dolls that blog. Garrett is the cofounder and editor of The Black Doll-E-Zine, “the first and only e-zine (now online group) devoted to collecting Black dolls.” She is also founder and moderator of WeLoveBlackDolls online discussion group. As a several-year member-at-large of the United Federation of Doll Clubs, Ms. Garrett has contributed to their Doll News quarterly publication and is a contributing writer for Doll Castle News. Her articles have also appeared in Dolls Magazine, Doll Collector (formerly Contemporary Doll Collector), British Doll Showcase, Doll Reader, on various Internet websites: and in her personal blog, Black Doll Collecting at Ms. Garrett, a native Texan, is the married mother of two adult children, Angela and Adam, and doting granny of Angela’s two precocious boys, Caleb and Logan. Her non-leisure time is spent working as a CMT-credentialed, home-based allied health professional for a leading global provider of clinical documentation

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Debbie Behan Garrett
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Dec 31, 2010
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