Month: August 2013

Monthly Review: August 2013

Monthly Review: August 2013

Posted August 31, 2013 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Currently Reading: Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn Read: The Fairest of Them All by Carolyn Turgeon Multiple Exposure by Ellen Crosby The Age of Ice by J.M. Sidorova Rapunzel by The Grimm Brothers Guest Posts: Michelle from The True Book Addict: William Wallace and Braveheart? Anya from On Starships and […]

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Sit Down and Write 4

Sit Down and Write 4

Posted August 26, 2013 by Whitney in Event / 1 Comment

I return from an extended trip last night (more on that later) to discover the 4th Sit Down and Write hosted by Michelle of The True Book Addict.  As I was absent blogger for almost a month it will be a nice way to ease back in. To Do: Write Officially Back post Write Reviews […]

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Review: Rapunzel

Review: Rapunzel

Posted August 23, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 3 Comments

I really enjoyed Rapunzel.  It had all the makings of a great story, with a really interesting take on one-night stands.  There was danger, intrigue and a bit of romance.  I had only read the watered-down version when I was little and found it interesting to see what Disney left out.  Next to the likes […]

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Book Review: The Age of Ice

Book Review: The Age of Ice

Posted August 21, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 2 Comments

The premise of The Age of Ice sounded really interesting and the fact that it was inspired by a true story made it all the more intriguing, I went in excited to read the tale of ice but came out luke-warm. I thought the writing was beautiful.  J.M. Sidorova always knew which word to use […]

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A-Z Survey

A-Z Survey

Posted August 12, 2013 by Whitney in Meme / 3 Comments

I found the A-Z Meme at The Perpetual Page-Turner (Jamie has the greatest surveys) and as I was bored and looking for “filler” while I was away I thought I’d have some fun and fill it out Author you’ve read the most books from: Carolyn Keene, at least that’s what Goodreads says.  To figure it […]

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Review: Multiple Exposure

Review: Multiple Exposure

Posted August 8, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

I have always had an interest in the Romanovs, with the background of a revolution equipped with royalty, illness, betrayal and murder topped with a bit of mystery, it catches one’s eye.  Thus, when I saw the mention of the Romanovs (mainly of the Tsaritsa’s Faberge egg collection)  in Multiple Exposure I was intrigued all […]

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Book Review: The Fairest of Them All

Book Review: The Fairest of Them All

Posted August 5, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 4 Comments

I lived on Fairy Tales when I was younger with Snow White being my favorite.  Of course I grew up on the sanitized Disney version, my room was an advertisement to the Princess and learned how to work the VCR for a constant loop of Snow White and her seven little men.  All in my […]

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