Month: May 2014

Monthly Review: May 2014

Monthly Review: May 2014

Posted May 31, 2014 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Currently Reading: Ember Island by Kimberley Freeman Reviewed: Daughter of the Gods by Stephanie Thornton Solomon’s Bride by Rebecca Hazell House of Glass by Sophie Littlefield Challenge Progress:  How Many Books 22/100 books Ebooks 10/10 books Fairy Tales Retold 0/6 books Once Upon A Time 0/1 books: 

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Maleficent 2014 Movie Review

Maleficent 2014 Movie Review

Posted May 30, 2014 by Whitney in movie review / 5 Comments

Director: Robert Stromberg Writers: Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Charles Perrault (based on “La Belle au bois dormant”) Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley Release Date: May 30, 2014 A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their […]

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Review: House of Glass

Review: House of Glass

Posted May 29, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

House of Glass is a combination of the TV shows Crisis and Hostage both are suspenseful and deal with being held captive, along with the terror it includes.  House of Glass is a lot like that.  Ted Glass was very reminiscent of Dermot Mulroney’s character, he just seemed too calm and something didn’t feel quite […]

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Review: Solomon’s Bride

Review: Solomon’s Bride

Posted May 21, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 2 Comments

“Thinking I was free from the Mongols forever, I felt such joy that I almost cried my thanks aloud.”  Our heroine Sofia exclaims at the beginning of Solomon’s Bride, I so wished this was true, and routed for her at the end of The Grip of God, but knew this would not be the case. […]

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Book Review: Daughter Of The Gods

Book Review: Daughter Of The Gods

Posted May 20, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

I’ve always enjoyed reading novels about Egyptian Pharaohs but they have mainly been on Nefertiti and Cleopatra, so when a novel about Hatshepsut came to my attention I jumped at the chance as I haven’t read much about her — why did it take me so long!  Yes, the novel is fiction but beyond the […]

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Spotlight: To Sleep Perchance to Die by Donald R. Grippo

Spotlight: To Sleep Perchance to Die by Donald R. Grippo

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

Book Synopsis: Tangled lives, tainted love, and a Shakespearean twist lead to deception, betrayal, and murder. In this sexy, psychological thriller, Eurasian beauty Mai Faca plots to marry Jake Warden, a successful oral surgeon forbidden to her because of family honor. In an unheard-of scheme, fellow surgeon, Bret Manley, falls victim to Mai’s seduction as […]

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Completed Challenge: Meet the Protagonist

Completed Challenge: Meet the Protagonist

Posted May 5, 2014 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 2 Comments

Another completed challenge!  I am on a role!  I could blather on like a child taking their first poo (excuse the analogy) but instead I’ll just list the categories and reviews acquired for this challenge. Meet the Protagonist hosted by Littlequeen Rules 1. A woman who is a mother: Above by Isla Morley 2. A real life person who written into a […]

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Sunday Post #26

Sunday Post #26

Posted May 4, 2014 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 0 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.  […]

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Clean Sweep ARC Challenge

Clean Sweep ARC Challenge

Posted May 1, 2014 by Whitney in Reading Challenge / 1 Comment

My arcs are stacking up again and I would love to knock out a few before I move in the middle of June.  After each Sunday Post I see Kimba advertise the Clean Sweep ARC Challenge which is hosted by herself at Caffinated Book Reviewer and Angela of Angela’s Anxious Life.  Each time I was […]

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