Month: November 2013

Review: Alex

Review: Alex

November 22, 2013 Whitney 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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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Allegiant by Veronica Roth

November 15, 2013 Whitney 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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Book Review: Insurgent

Book Review: Insurgent

November 13, 2013 Whitney 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

November 12, 2013 Whitney 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

November 9, 2013 Whitney 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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