Month: May 2012

Sherlock Holmes Reading Challenge

Sherlock Holmes Reading Challenge

Posted May 21, 2012 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 3 Comments

I am torn in a relationship with Basil Rathbone and Benedict Cumberbatch.  Why?  Because for years I was a devoted fan of the 1940s Sherlock Holmes movies, but then the BBC came out with Sherlock and had to ask myself where my loyalties lie.  Despite my enjoyment of both shows I have never read a […]

Bout of Books Read-A-Thon Updates

Bout of Books Read-A-Thon Updates

Posted May 14, 2012 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 3 Comments

Bout of Books Read-a-thon starts today! a whole week of read-a-thoning (Monday – Sunday)  I’ll be using this post for any updates/mini-challenges etc.   Here are the books on my to read stack for the read-a-thon. (A whole lot of series). Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis His Dark […]

Bout of Books Read-a-Thon

Bout of Books Read-a-Thon

Posted May 10, 2012 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 8 Comments

Try as I might, I just can’t curb my read-a-thon addiction.  My latest indulgence is the Bout of Books read-a-thon hosted by On a Book Bender.  This read-a-thon is a week long, May 14 – 20.   I don’t like setting too lofty goals as I’ve always felt that leads to failure (at least for […]

Review: Mockingjay

Review: Mockingjay

Posted May 4, 2012 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

I was so hyped up to read Mockingjay and unfortunately it did not live up to my incredibly high expectations.  It was good, just not great.  After District 12 is blow up like Princess Leia’s home planet, Alderaan any survivors move to District 13 who has only reemerged after years of hiding.  I did not […]

Review: Catching Fire

Review: Catching Fire

Posted May 2, 2012 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

Just when I thought it was kind of safe Katniss’ life goes to hell in a handbasket again.   The Hunger Games are supposed to be over, but her troubles are just beginning.  Catching Fire does not skip a beat going into action with the despicable President Snow who has revenge on his hands setting his […]

Spring Into Horror Read-A-Thon Wrap-Up

Spring Into Horror Read-A-Thon Wrap-Up

Posted May 1, 2012 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 3 Comments

Spring Into Horror Read-A-Thon hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addict  The read-a-thon ended last night and it’s time to get my “end of” read-a-thon post up.  I was horrendous about keeping track of how many hours and pages I read, but here I go.   I completed Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (started during Dewey’s […]