Month: March 2014

Monthly Review: March 2014

Monthly Review: March 2014

Posted March 31, 2014 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 3 Comments

The Grip of God by Rebecca Hazell Above by Isla Morley My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult Kyle Demore and the Timekeeper’s Key by Samuel J. Vega The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter by Anne Clinard Barnhill Challenge Progress: How Many Books 15/100 books Ebooks 7/10 books Protagonist 7/8 books […]

Sunday Post #21

Sunday Post #21

Posted March 30, 2014 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 7 Comments

The Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer Last Week on the Blog Book Review: Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter Review Pile Challenge Wrap up I wrote about Twitter and Memes This Week Expect: Monthly Review Book Review: Apocalypse  Book Review: Happily Ever After Blog Tour Review and Giveaway: The Tenor Femme Fatale Friday: Baby Jane […]

Twitter Help and Memes

Twitter Help and Memes

Posted March 28, 2014 by Whitney in Blogging / 3 Comments

One of the goals I’ve completed for Bloggiesta was to join Twitter (user name fondofbooks) I’ve been mainly lurking the past few days but it was completely different from what I was expecting.  Despite my current lack of tweets it is much easier to use than I thought, and more mature (for some reason I […]

Review Pile Challenge Wrap-up

Review Pile Challenge Wrap-up

Posted March 25, 2014 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 1 Comment

Review Pile Reading Challenge hosted by Fiktshun & Phantasmic Reads Yea for me, my first completed challenge of the year! In 2013 I’m not sure if I even completed one, I’m going to take this as a good sign.   You can read all about ’em below. 1. An Untitled Lady by Nicky Penttila 2. Fractures by Lamar Herrin 3. The Riddle of […]

Review: Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter

Review: Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter

Posted March 24, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

While I was reading Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter I felt like a foreign Bachelorette was being played in front of me, only with the Queen handing out the roses.  It was clear that the bulk of this story would be about Mary’s love life and after being denied young love Queen Elizabeth feels it is her […]

Sunday Post #20

Sunday Post #20

Posted March 23, 2014 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 4 Comments

The Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer Last Week on the Blog Book Review: Kyle Demore and the Timekeeper’s Key by Samuel Vega Signed up for a week-long readathon Hosted a book blast and giveaway for Nancy Bilyeau’s The Chalice Joined Once Upon A Time Reading Challenge Book Review: The Collector of Dying […]

Spring Bloggiesta Sign-up

Spring Bloggiesta Sign-up

Posted March 22, 2014 by Whitney in Event / 12 Comments

Spring Bloggiesta is almost here!  Next week, March 27 – 30 the incentive to do a little spring cleaning on my blog will arise. (which is desperately needed I may add) My list will probably grow all the way through Bloggiesta but for now my honey-do list is: Back-up blog add link to my blog […]

Book Review: The Collector of Dying Breaths

Book Review: The Collector of Dying Breaths

Posted March 22, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

 I read The Collector of Dying Breaths slowly, as if I was taking my last breath.  The story was as intoxicating as the perfumes described in its pages. When a story is told in two parts let alone two centuries I am usually drawn more towards one.  This was not the case here.  I was […]

Once Upon A Time VIII

Once Upon A Time VIII

Posted March 21, 2014 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 6 Comments

It may not feel like it but Spring is upon us which also means it is time for the Once Upon A Time Challenge  hosted by Stainless Steel Droppings.   Challenge runs through March 21 – June 21 Categories: Fairy Tale Folklore Fantasy Mythology Last year I participated in Quest the First which requires five […]

The Chalice Book Blast and Giveaway

The Chalice Book Blast and Giveaway

Posted March 20, 2014 by Whitney in Book Feature / 1 Comment

The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau Publication Date: March 18, 2014 Touchstone Publishing Paperback; 496p ISBN-10: 1476708665 Series: Joanna Stafford, Book Two Genre: Historical Mystery The new novel The Chalice, by Nancy Bilyeau, sends readers on a page-turning historical quest. Set in Henry VIII’s England, the story is driven by plot twists, deceptions, spiritual searching and […]