Month: April 2014

Monthly Review: April 2014

Monthly Review: April 2014

Posted April 30, 2014 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 1 Comment

Reviewed: Happily Ever After by Elizabeth Maxwell  Apocalypse by Dean Crawford A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke Birth of an Assassin by Rik Stone Challenge Progress:  How Many Books 19/100 books Ebooks 9/10 books Protagonist 8/8 books Fairy Tales Retold 0/6 books Once Upon A Time 0/1 books

Book Review: Birth of an Assassin

Book Review: Birth of an Assassin

Posted April 29, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

Review This may sound strange, but while reading Birth of an Assassin I was reminded of the tv show Scandal.  There is one episode in particular, where we learn about Huck and why/how he became a professional killer.  A short autobiography if you will, and perhaps on a longer scale, Birth of an Assassin reminded me […]

Review: A Single Breath

Review: A Single Breath

Posted April 28, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

When I was ten I repeated 5th grade.  We were moving and had severe health issues.  My parents felt more comfortable having my brother (who was in 4th) and I at the same school, I have always looked young for my age, no one would know, it was a new beginning.  That is how I […]

Spring into Horror Readathon

Spring into Horror Readathon

Posted April 28, 2014 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 1 Comment

Spring into Horror Readathon hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addictstarts today.  My goal for this week is to read at least two books and read two hours each day.  That seems manageable to me.  I usually promise a check-in post during the read-a-thon but I need to face the music and come to terms with […]

Sunday Post: #25

Sunday Post: #25

Posted April 27, 2014 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 8 Comments

Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer is a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.  Last week I talked about selling our home and the search […]

April 2014 24 Hour Readathon

April 2014 24 Hour Readathon

Posted April 26, 2014 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 5 Comments

It’s readathon time!  I’m so excited to start reading so I’ll cut to the chase with the beginning questionnaire  1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Illinois 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Cress by Marissa Meyer 3) Which snack are you most looking […]

Femme Fatale Friday: Cathy Earnshaw

Femme Fatale Friday: Cathy Earnshaw

Posted April 25, 2014 by Whitney in Femme Fatale / 2 Comments

A femme fatale, translating to “Deadly Woman” in french, is an alluring, seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire. Often this leads them into compromising, dangerous and deadly situations.” ~ Wikipeda Cathy, well there’s no way to put this nicely, but she is a major bitch.  She plays Edgar and […]

Calling for Interviews

Calling for Interviews

Posted April 21, 2014 by Whitney in interview / 1 Comment

The book blogging community is just awesome and a friendly bunch of readers.  But who are these amazing people?   I’ve been tossing the idea around and decide to start an interview segment to highlight all bloggers in readerland. When I was younger I loved show and tell, sharing what I felt was important to […]

Sunday Post #24

Sunday Post #24

Posted April 20, 2014 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 17 Comments

I participate in two great weekly memes, the first is Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.  […]

Femme Fatale Fridays: Charlotte Vale

Femme Fatale Fridays: Charlotte Vale

Posted April 18, 2014 by Whitney in Femme Fatale / 1 Comment

> A femme fatale, translating to “Deadly Woman” in french, is an alluring, seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire. Often this leads them into compromising, dangerous and deadly situations.” ~ Wikipeda Charlotte Vale, poor plain Aunt Charlotte, a trailer baby and therefore must take on the responsibility of caring […]