Review-a-thon July 2016

Posted July 28, 2016 Tags 0 Comments
Review-a-thon July 2016

The Write On Review-a-Thon is a challenge hosted by Book Bumblings. From Friday through Sunday, we all band together and write as many reviews as possible. It’s a weekend for you to either catch up on reviews or get ahead on upcoming ones. It doesn’t matter if you write one review or 10 – if […]


Task it Tuesday: Reviews and SEO

Posted July 26, 2016 Tags 1 Comment
Task it Tuesday: Reviews and SEO

Welcome to Task It Tuesday! created by the Awesome Felicia The Geeky Blogger  and is hosted by Michelle at Because Reading is better than real life! My Tasks this week Write reviews — this goes hand in hand with the Review-a-thon hosted by Book Bumblings this weekend Update SEO — since moving from Blogger to […]


Weekly Wrap-Up 7/24/16

Posted July 24, 2016 Tags 6 Comments
Weekly Wrap-Up 7/24/16

Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer is a chance to share news~ A weekly wrap-up for the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a […]


24 in 48 Readathon

Posted July 23, 2016 Tags 0 Comments
24 in 48 Readathon

The 24 in 48 Readathon started this morning, July 23 and runs through Sunday, July 24. I am so excited to take part in this amazing event hosted by Rachel at the official 24 in 48 Readathon blog. Her description of the event is as follows: 24 is for the number of hours, not the […]


Mata Hari’s Last Dance by Michelle Moran

Posted July 20, 2016 Tags 1 Comment
Mata Hari’s Last Dance by Michelle Moran

First Impressions My knowledge of Mara Hari extended to her profession as an exotic dancer. It seemed a bit one-dimensional at first.  Although, Michelle Moran always excels at expanding the lives of historical figures.  Thus plowed right in, preparing myself for Fantine’s “I dreamed a dream”. Impressions While Reading I need not have worried. Margaretha […]


The Secret Language of Stones by M.J. Rose

Posted July 19, 2016 Tags 0 Comments
The Secret Language of Stones by M.J. Rose

Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-a-Million | IndieBound   Review The Secret Language of Stones by M.J. Rose is a ghost story of historical proportions. Like in The Witch of Painted Sorrows, the first book of The Daughters of La Lune series, M.J. Rose created a mystical setting in Paris that one can only […]


2016 High Summer Read-a-thon

Posted July 18, 2016 Tags 2 Comments
2016 High Summer Read-a-thon

The High Summer Read-a-thon hosted by Michelle at Seasons of Reading starts today, July 18 and runs to the 24th. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m horrible at updating Read-a-thon posts but, at the very least I wrap it up here. I am ready to get my read on and have a few […]


Sunday Post 7/17/16

Posted July 17, 2016 Tags 10 Comments
Sunday Post 7/17/16

Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer is a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a […]


Lady Susan by Jane Austen

Posted July 12, 2016 Tags 2 Comments
Lady Susan by Jane Austen

First Impressions Lady Susan was a Jane Austen novel I had not yet read. With the recent release of the film  Love & Friendship, thought this would be as good a time as any.  Impressions While Reading Lady Susan, one of Austen’s novellas, was as witty as ever but it did take me a while […]