Month: February 2013

Monthly Review: February 2013

Monthly Review: February 2013

Posted February 28, 2013 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 2 Comments

This is what I had hope to read in February: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling The Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexandre Dumas Pere Goriot by Honore de Balzac The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Oliver […]

Book Review: Scarlet

Book Review: Scarlet

Posted February 27, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 3 Comments

Last week I was describing the Lunar series to my mom. Cinder description: “So, Cinder is futuristic with Cinderella qualities.  There’s an empress who wants to control all and sets her three-year old niece on fire in her crib to get her out-of-the-way.  She has like 4th degree burns but is saved from the fire and […]

Top Four Tuesday: Auto Buy Authors

Top Four Tuesday: Auto Buy Authors

Posted February 26, 2013 by Whitney in Top Ten Tuesday / 9 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday Hosted by The Broke and Bookish I’m going to start by saying I love all these authors dearly but I am not one to run out and buy books on their release date.  Although, the below author’s novels always end up on my bookshelf/ereader. Tana French — I love her Dublin Murder Squad series. […]

Mini-Challenge #4 Blogging History

Mini-Challenge #4 Blogging History

Posted February 23, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 8 Comments

For this mini-challenge it is asked that we write a letter to our blogging self be it past, present or future.  I thought I would do all three. Pre-Blogging So I thought my past reading/writing history would be as good a place to start as any. I was so incredibly proud of myself when I […]

Love-a-Thon Mini-Challenge #1 Best Of…

Love-a-Thon Mini-Challenge #1 Best Of…

Posted February 23, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 8 Comments

It’s the Book Blogger Love-a-Thon‘s first mini-challenge is a best of post Here’s how it will work: There are four categories – best reviews, best book discussion posts, best blog design/layout and best random category (which you get to make up!).  My random category is best new to me blogs.  Anyway, this was tough and while I love all the blogs I read here […]

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon Interview Swap

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon Interview Swap

Posted February 23, 2013 by Whitney in interview / 2 Comments

The Book Blogger Love-a-Thon has barely even start and I’m already loving it!  Earlier this week I had the pleasure of swaping interviews with the lovely Andrea at The Overstuffed Bookshelf.   When and why did you start your blog? I started The Overstuffed Bookcase on January 14, 2012.  I had a personal blog before that […]

Book Review: My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

Book Review: My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

Posted February 22, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

I usually don’t go for books that involve terrorist bombs I unamericanly find them overdone; and usually once I see those two words on the back cover I set them down.  But for some reason I decided to keep My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece in my hand. Rose was killed in a mass bombing […]

Classic Club February Meme

Classic Club February Meme

Posted February 21, 2013 by Whitney in Meme / 3 Comments

The Classics Club monthly meme is another way to bring members of The Classics Club together. The post for the month will go up on the main page of this blog on the 2nd of the month, and you’ll have all month to respond over at your blog.  Q: “What classic has most surprised you so far, […]