Month: September 2014

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Review: Dear Thief

Review: Dear Thief

September 29, 2014 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Fond of: Liked that it was told anonymously Enjoyed reading the growth of our storyteller and that life goes on even after someone leaves us. Lyrical, beautiful writing Original letter format — a lost art.   Not fond of: Dear Thief felt a little disjointed. it had an interesting plot but did have to go […]

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Frightfall Read-a-thon

Frightfall Read-a-thon

September 28, 2014 Whitney read-a-thon 0 Comments

The Frightfall Readathon has begun, I’ll be in Madison two days this week, picking out more faucets and other minute details for the house we are building.  Fortunately, kindle does not make me carsick so hopefully I’ll be able to get some reading in during the four hours driving time (there and back again). The […]

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Review: The Secret Place

Review: The Secret Place

September 23, 2014 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Fond of: Not only do we get one returning character, but three.  Stephen, Holly, and Frank Mackey are older and smarter than they were the last time we met.  I loved seeing their development and the stubbornness all three took on.  Like In The Woods, where a teen is the focus and inevitable culprit I […]

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Review: Broken Harbor

Review: Broken Harbor

September 22, 2014 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Can I say Wow? Is it too cliché to say Tana French has done it again?  If it is well, I really don’t care because it is true!  French has hit another ball out of the park. In the tv show Castle, the real culprit is surreptitiously brought into question and typically dismissed, only to […]

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Vain & Fickle

Vain & Fickle

September 22, 2014 Whitney Blogging 0 Comments

Recently I adamantly decided to go from She is too fond of books to She is too fond.  I changed it because I wanted to include movie reviews and thought having “books” in the title was too defining.  Well, I realized I’m vain because  after fiddling around with a new banner and my mom mentioning […]

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Sunday Post #35

Sunday Post #35

September 21, 2014 Whitney Sunday Post 0 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.  Our home is once again another family unit of five (two […]

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Fall Bloggiesta

Fall Bloggiesta

September 18, 2014 Whitney Event 0 Comments

Bloggiesta is here once again, I really enjoy spending weekends working on my blog, espcieally the weekend of Bloggiesta, when I realize my blog to-do list is a mile long and discover new tips on improvement. To Do Participate in one mini-challenge Write review for Broken Harbor Comment Update reviews Prep Reviews Write Waiting on […]

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Review:  Madame Picasso

Review: Madame Picasso

September 16, 2014 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Review: The Good: I’m typically not a romance novel kind of person, but I’ve always enjoyed reading about women behind the (fill infamous man here) perhaps I would have enjoyed People Magazine if it existed in the early 1900s. The details depicted to Picasso’s paintings were miraculous and could vividly picture them.  Eva’s yellow kimono […]

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Blog Revamp

Blog Revamp

September 15, 2014 Whitney Blogging 0 Comments

I’ve been thinking about changing up my blog for a while. I started fiddling with the design and pondered.  I haven’t lost interest in blogging I just needed a little spice.  I started a movie blog which dropped soon after, two blogs to upkeep was one too many for me.  I still watch a ton […]

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