Month: November 2013

Review: Alex

Review: Alex

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

Pierre Lemaitre’s novel kept me on my toes from beginning to end.  with Alex the victim and one of the main characters in the novel I developed whiplash, never fully being able to decided how I felt about her.  She was kept in a box for a week but on the other side of the […]

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Book Review: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

Book Review: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

Posted November 20, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

“The neighbors all whisper about the two sisters who live on the hill: It’s Blanche Hudson who lives in that house, you know. The Blanche Hudson.” Anyone who knows me, knows that my favorite actress is Bette Davis, who starred in All About Eve, Dark Victory and What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?  This was […]

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2013 Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge and Read-a-Thon

2013 Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge and Read-a-Thon

Posted November 16, 2013 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 0 Comments

The most wonderful time of the year is approching and with that comes the Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge hosted by Michelle of The True Book Addict Details and sign up: challenge will run from Friday, November 22, 2013 through Monday, January 6, 2014 (Twelfth Night or Epiphany). cross over with other challenges is totally permitted AND encouraged! These […]

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Posted November 15, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 4 Comments

I ordered Allegiant through the library and due to the massive hold I was unable to renew it.  I was not disappointed, in fact I feel the need to discourage the 104 people who are waiting to read this book.  I forced myself to read my 100 page minimum, but even that was a stuggle. […]

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Follow Friday: Better than the book?

Follow Friday: Better than the book?

Posted November 15, 2013 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 29 Comments

Feature and Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read Q: Are there any book to movie adaptations where you think the movie is better than the book? A: I can not think of a single one.  If I had to choose I’d probably say The Wizard of Oz  as it held my attention more than the […]

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Book Review: Insurgent

Book Review: Insurgent

Posted November 13, 2013 by Whitney in Review / 2 Comments

I’m not sure how I feel about Insurgent.  The reader does get a deeper look at the different factions and Dauntless training, but it got repetitive.  Tris goes through a simulation and someone tells her she’s Divergent, she goes through another simulation and someone else figures out she’s Divergent, and round and round we go. […]

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Childhood Books Meme

Childhood Books Meme

Posted November 12, 2013 by Whitney in Meme / 2 Comments

1: What is your favourite children’s bookLittle House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, I loved these books to death, my favorite being Little House in the Big Woods 2: What book scared / scarred you as a childMy Grandparents would read my brother and I Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann when we were little, […]

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Monster Thons

Monster Thons

Posted November 9, 2013 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 2 Comments

I love a good readathon so when I happened upon The Book Monsters read & review thons I knew I had to join.  I’m not going to dwadle on but my tbr books are below and I’ll be keeping track f my progress on this post too. Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan Belle Cora […]

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Follow Friday + Blogger Interviews

Follow Friday + Blogger Interviews

Posted November 7, 2013 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 9 Comments

Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer Q: Do you post your book reviews as soon as you have completed the book or do you wait a few days? A: I’ve been going through a small reading/reviewing slump but when I’m on my game I write them 1 to 3 days after […]

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