Month: September 2012

Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring

Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring

Posted September 18, 2012 by Whitney in Review / 4 Comments

Book One: We begin in Hobbiton, in preparation for Bilbo’s eleventy-first birthday, exhibiting all that is good, clean (and a little odd) in other words what is worth fighting for — a very clever and fun opening to a novel.  Although the night slowly becomes dark from there.  After Bilbo’s sudden disappearance and Frodo’s inheritance of […]

The Classic Club: Introduce Yourself

The Classic Club: Introduce Yourself

Posted September 16, 2012 by Whitney in Meme / 1 Comment

The Classics Club has put together a meme that totally reminds me of the song “Getting to know you” from The King and I  Or for those not acquainted with Rodgers and Hammerstein a meme to introduce one’s self. 1. Your online name: I just go by my first name, Whitney 2. Your blog name (so we […]

Three Read-A-Thons

Three Read-A-Thons

Posted September 12, 2012 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 2 Comments

That’s right, count em’ I’m participating in three read-a-thons in October. First up is the Frightful Fall Read-A-Thon one of the fabulous seasonal Thons hosted by  Michelle from The True Book Addict  She does an outstanding job with all her week-long read-a-thon events and can be signed up here Next, is Dewey’s wonderful 24 Hour […]

Bloggista Is Coming!

Bloggista Is Coming!

Posted September 9, 2012 by Whitney in Event / 2 Comments

Bloggiesta is coming, (September 28-30th to be precise) and after looking at my blog discovered it is in dire need of cleaning. Bloggiesta is co-hosted by There’s a Book and Suey from It’s All About Books. If you decide to participate in the Fall 2012 edition you can expect: to spend time that weekend (as much or as little as […]

Harry Potter and Scarlet O’Hara

Harry Potter and Scarlet O’Hara

Posted September 6, 2012 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 3 Comments

Summer has always been a slow blogging time for me but as the summer months come to a close I am ready to jump back into the blogging world!  Here are two bookish events that will be filling the last months of the year for me. I started, half-heartedly to reread Gone with the Wind […]

Classics Club August Meme

Classics Club August Meme

Posted September 1, 2012 by Whitney in Meme / 4 Comments

It is the last day of August and I am finally getting around to The Classic Club‘s first meme. What is your favorite classic and why? I didn’t even have to think about this question, my two favorites are Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (and yes […]