Month: March 2013

Monthly Review: March 2013

Monthly Review: March 2013

Posted March 31, 2013 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 4 Comments

Currently Reading: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin What I read in March: Splintered by A.G. Howard Janie Face to Face by Caroline B. Cooney Snow White by Brothers Grimm Fairest by Gail Carson Levine Snow Whyte and the Queen of Mayhem by Melissa Lemon Snow in […]

Review: Snow in Summer

Review: Snow in Summer

Posted March 29, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

Snow in Summer, (which is actually the poor girl’s name) begins with the burial site of her mother and stillborn brother.  Her father is distraught, and any happiness Snow may have had is over with her widowed father going into a five year depression.  Every evening, Daddy goes to his wife’s grave site and one […]

Three Completed Challenges

Three Completed Challenges

Posted March 28, 2013 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 1 Comment

I completed three challenges in March and decided that instead creating three separate posts I’m globing them into one. Young Adult Reading Challenge hosted by My Overstuffed Bookshelf My Level: The Mini YA Reading Challenge – Read 12 Young Adult novels. 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling2. Farmer Boy by Laura […]

Review: Snow Whyte and the Queen of Mayhem

Review: Snow Whyte and the Queen of Mayhem

Posted March 27, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

Snow Whyte and the Queen of Mayhem is an interesting take on the classic Snow White because it is told from the Magic Mirror’s perspective, looking over Snow White like an overprotective Father.  As a baby Snow White, or Cat as she is known in this rendition flees from the Evil Queen with her oh […]

Top Ten Books I Recommend The Most

Top Ten Books I Recommend The Most

Posted March 26, 2013 by Whitney in Top Ten Tuesday / 11 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday Hosted by The Broke and Bookish In not particular order: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: the best intellectual romance out there.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell: Beautiful vivid writing with an engrossing, epic story Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn: I love anything by this author but this in particular has great […]

What Are You Reading: 3/25

What Are You Reading: 3/25

Posted March 25, 2013 by Whitney in What are you reading / 5 Comments

Since the beginning of the year, I have been thinking about doing “weekly wrap-ups”  and just haven’t been able to make up my mind.  Despite the fact that I have seen It’s Monday, What Are You Reading posts (hosted by Sheila at Book Journey) I’ve finally decided to partake and use the meme as my weekly wrap-up […]

Zoladdiction

Zoladdiction

Posted March 25, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 3 Comments

Fanda at Fanda Classiclit is hosting a month long event in April to celebrate Emile Zola — Zoladdiction.  Emile Zola is an author I have heard about but not yet tried.  I blame his daunting Les Rougon-Macquart.  Anyway, I’ve decided to join in, and there are three levels to play along. 1st level: Maheude (reading 1 book) 2nd level: Gervaise (reading […]

Bloggiesta Wrap-Up

Bloggiesta Wrap-Up

Posted March 25, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 8 Comments

After a weekend of having my blog under construction Bloggiesta has come to an end.  I always have a blast with this event and gives me a HUGE burst of motivation.  Here is a breakdown of what I accomplished. Friday, Day One completed rating system and updated posts to correspond. update challenge page decided on […]

Claiming My Blog on Bloglovin

Claiming My Blog on Bloglovin

Posted March 24, 2013 by Whitney in Blogging / 1 Comment

I’d like to make an announcement!  I’ve decided to go with Bloglovin as my Google Reader replacement.  You can find my feed here. (or hit the big follow button underneath/or the blue+ on my sidebar.  I think that wordness just about does it.  That is all. Follow

Bloggiesta March 2013

Bloggiesta March 2013

Posted March 22, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 15 Comments

It’s Bloggiesta time!  I missed the mini-bloggiesta in February so am super excited to be participating this weekend.  Blogger recently ate my sidebar, so while I “recreated it” did do a little spring cleaning but there is still much I’d like to do! My to do list: work on rating system write reviews for Snow […]