Month: August 2015

Sunday Post #62

Sunday Post #62

Posted August 30, 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 was a low-key week.  I went out to dinner with […]

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Write On review-a-thon August 2015

Write On review-a-thon August 2015

Posted August 28, 2015 by Whitney in review-a-thon / 0 Comments

The Write On review-a-thon is a monthly event created and hosted by Brianna at The Book Vixen. This edition is THREE days dedicated to getting reviews done, whether you have one review to write or 30+. This edition of the review-a-thon takes place all day Friday, August 28th and Sunday, August 30th. Let’s get those […]

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Classic Club Meme August 2015

Classic Club Meme August 2015

Posted August 26, 2015 by Whitney in Meme / 0 Comments

The Classics Club monthly meme is another way to bring members of The Classics Club together. The post for the month will go up on the main page of this blog on the 2nd of the month, and you’ll have all month to respond over at your blog. Q: “Have you made changes to your list since […]

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The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

Posted August 25, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions The first thing I think of when I hear “Identical Strangers” is Dumas’ famed Man in the Iron Mask.  This is what prompted me to choose The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier. Impressions While Reading My thought process was even confirmed by du Maurier when she states in chapter two when Jean and […]

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Sunday Post #61

Sunday Post #61

Posted August 23, 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.  This week I went to a Grease sing-along.  The movie is […]

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The Classics Spin #10

The Classics Spin #10

Posted August 21, 2015 by Whitney in Meme / 0 Comments

I haven’t participated in a classic spin in quite a while but needing a good kick in the pants to get motivated I figured would be the perfect opportunity. Rules: Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read from your Classics Club List. Try to challenge yourself: list five you are dreading/hesitant to read, […]

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Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Posted August 19, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

Why I picked it up: I loved Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King and wanted to continue on with Hodges ‘ unconventional crime-solving with Finders Keepers. First Impression: It was a set up for a “creepy crawly” will Morris Bellamy stop with Rothstein? Where could this story lead? In other words, I was drawn in with […]

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Daphne du Maurier Blog Tour Line Up

Daphne du Maurier Blog Tour Line Up

Posted August 18, 2015 by Whitney in Explore the Classics / 0 Comments

A short announcement for the Daphne du Maurier blog tour schedule.  I have had two marvelous bloggers joining me on my exploration of the author. August 18th: Life, the Universe and Cats reviews My Cousin Rachel August 25th She is too fond of Books (Me) reviews The Scapegoat August 28th: Bemused Bookworm reviews Rebecca Perhaps […]

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Bout of Books Read-a-Thon 14

Bout of Books Read-a-Thon 14

Posted August 17, 2015 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 0 Comments

Bout of Books starts today, it is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, […]

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Sunday Post #60

Sunday Post #60

Posted August 16, 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.  When I was kid I spent five years in retainers and […]

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