Month: May 2010

Monthly Review: May 2010

Monthly Review: May 2010

Posted May 31, 2010 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Currently Reading: A Long Fatale Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott  Books Read: Wicked by Gregory Maguire The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum  Events Femme Fatale Fridays Awards Prolific Blog Award Honest Scrap Great Blog Neighbor Award

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Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Posted May 29, 2010 by Whitney in Review / 9 Comments

I like this book, but at the same time I didn’t.  I think this is because some of the magical creatures such as the talking china dolls were unnecessary and got in the way for the real reason of the story, to get Dorothy back to Kansas with Aunt Em and Uncle Henry.  Even so, […]

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Femme Fatale Fridays: Dolores Haze

Femme Fatale Fridays: Dolores Haze

Posted May 28, 2010 by Whitney in Femme Fatale / 13 Comments

“A Femme Fatale, translating to “Deadly Woman” in french, is an alluring, seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire. Often this leads them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.” ~ Wikipedia  I first discovered this class of women from 1930s and 40s film noir several years ago and was seduced […]

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Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop

Posted May 28, 2010 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 7 Comments

It’s Friday! Time for another Book Blogger Hop hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books The Hop is designed to discover great book bloggers and be discovered yourself. Not only can we discover new blogs but great books to add to the ever growing wish-list. So hop on over and join the fun! Here are […]

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Character Connection: Clare Quilty

Character Connection: Clare Quilty

Posted May 28, 2010 by Whitney in Meme / 8 Comments

The Introverted Reader is hosting a weekly meme entitle Character Connection We all have characters we love. Let’s spotlight these fantastic creations! Whether you want to be friends with them or you have a full-blown crush on them, you know you love them and want everyone else to love them too! My Character Crush is […]

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Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 8

Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 8

Posted May 26, 2010 by Whitney in read-along / 8 Comments

Wuthering Heights Wednesday is all about the Wuthering Heights Read-along hosted by Jill at Fizzy Thoughts with each week we will read three chapters from the classic novel and then post our thoughts on, you guessed it –Wednesday! Volume 2 Chapters 8-10 Synopsis: Edgar falls ill soon followed by Nelly.  While Cathrine is very sad […]

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Femme Fatale Fridays: Rhoda Penmark

Femme Fatale Fridays: Rhoda Penmark

Posted May 21, 2010 by Whitney in Meme / 19 Comments

“A Femme Fatale, translating to “Deadly Woman” in french, is an alluring, seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire. Often this leads them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.” ~ Wikipedia  I first discovered this class of women from 1930s and 40s film noir several years ago and was seduced […]

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Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop

Posted May 21, 2010 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 20 Comments

It’s Friday! Time for another Book Blogger Hop hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books The Hop is designed to discover great book bloggers and be discovered yourself. Not only can we discover new blogs but great books to add to the ever growing wish-list. So hop on over and join the fun! Here are […]

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Cranford Read-Along

Cranford Read-Along

Posted May 19, 2010 by Whitney in read-along / 12 Comments

The results are in and Allie at A Literary Odyssey is hosting a read-along(s) one being Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathon Swift and Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell  I am participating  in Cranford. A short description of the book via Goodreads: “A gently comic picture of life in an English country town in the mid-nineteenth century, Cranford […]

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Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 7

Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 7

Posted May 19, 2010 by Whitney in read-along / 4 Comments

Wuthering Heights Wednesday is all about the Wuthering Heights Read-along hosted by Jill at Fizzy Thoughts with each week we will read three chapters from the classic novel and then post our thoughts on, you guessed it –Wednesday! Volume 2 Chapters 5-7 Synopsis: Edgar brings Linton back to live a Thrushcross Grange to a thrilled […]

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