Month: June 2015

Month in Review: June 2015

Month in Review: June 2015

Posted June 30, 2015 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Books Reviewed:  The Bat by Jo Nesbo The Silver Swan by Elena Delbanco The Travels of Daniel Ascher  by Déborah Lévy-Bertherat The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley Missoula by Jon Krakauer  Fairest by Marissa Meyer  Books Read But Not Reviewed:  Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus The Bishop’s Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison The […]

Sunday Post #57

Sunday Post #57

Posted June 28, 2015 by Whitney in 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.    It’s Monday! What Are You Reading  is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey her […]

Write on Review-a-Thon 6/26 – 6/27

Write on Review-a-Thon 6/26 – 6/27

Posted June 26, 2015 by Whitney in review-a-thon / 0 Comments

I’m usually pretty good at staying on top of writing and prepping reviews but as of late I’ve gotten a bit behind. Therefore, when I saw The Book Vixen was hosting her Write On review-a-thon this weekend I thought it would be a great opportunity to play catch-up. Right now, I have two reviews to […]

Love & Mercy Movie Review

Love & Mercy Movie Review

Posted June 24, 2015 by Whitney in movie review / 0 Comments

Director: Bill Pohlad Actors: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks Realease Date: June 5, 2015  Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, drug content and language Run Time: 121 minutes In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a […]

Far From the Madding Crowd Movie Review

Far From the Madding Crowd Movie Review

Posted June 23, 2015 by Whitney in movie review / 0 Comments

Director:  Thomas Vinterberg Actors: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge Adaption From: Thomas Hardy’s book of the same name Release Date: May 22, 2015 Far From the Madding Crowd is a victorian version of The Dating Game.  Bathsheba Everdene who circles a “woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle” […]

Now Voyager: Movie Review

Now Voyager: Movie Review

Posted June 22, 2015 by Whitney in movie review / 0 Comments

The love story of Charlotte Vale, a middle-aged spinster who suffers a nervous breakdown because of her domineering mother and is finally freed after a brief love affair with Jerry, a man she meets while on a cruise after spending time in a sanitarium. They never marry, but through a miracle of chance Vale ends […]

#COYER Scavenger Hunt 2015

#COYER Scavenger Hunt 2015

Posted June 19, 2015 by Whitney in COYER / 0 Comments

Last winter I participated in COYER and was able to mark several books of my e-tbr.  Therefore, I am excited to join in again with the Scavenger Hunt version hosted by Fantasy is More Fun, Because Reading and Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My! and runs from June 20 – September 4. I have a few […]

Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Posted June 17, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions Queen Levana takes center stage in Fairest by Marissa Meyer. The novella helps tide readers over until the conclusion of the Lunar Chronicles, Winter.  Impressions While Reading In Fairest, the reader is given back story as to what makes Levana tick. Marissa Meyer showcases events that would lead up to Cinder, the first […]

Missoula by Jon Krakauer

Missoula by Jon Krakauer

Posted June 15, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

After finishing Missoula by Jon Krakauer I found it difficult to collect my thoughts. Thus, I decided to write short and sweet to keep my mind from jumping from thought to thought. The subject and its writing is powerful with chilling testimony and a heartbreaking story. Missoula by Jon Krakauer is a book that must […]

Sunday Post #56

Sunday Post #56

Posted June 14, 2015 by Whitney in 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.    It’s Monday! What Are You Reading  is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey her […]