Month: October 2015

Month in Review: October 2015

Month in Review: October 2015

Posted October 31, 2015 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Books Reviewed: Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume Strange Things that happened in the books I read Three planes crash in a small town, Two wives fight fora throne, One classic author fires a devoted Secretary Favorite Book of October: The Heretic Queen […]

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In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

Posted October 27, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions I always enjoyed Judy Blume’s young adult novels growing up, therefore, I was looking forward to her foray into adult fiction. Unfortunately, In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume read like a young adult novel.  Blume’s book had a grown-up topic, but the simplicity and continual reminders of what happened previously made it […]

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Write On Review-a-Thon October 2015

Write On Review-a-Thon October 2015

Posted October 26, 2015 by Whitney in review-a-thon / 1 Comment

The Write On Review-a-Thon is a challenge hosted by Book Bumblings. From Friday through Sunday, we all band together and write as many reviews as possible. It’s a weekend for you to either catch up on reviews or get ahead on upcoming ones. It doesn’t matter if you write one review or 1 – if […]

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Sunday Post #68

Sunday Post #68

Posted October 25, 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 meme […]

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The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran

The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran

Posted October 20, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions   The Heretic Queen was an Ancient Egypt Sister Wives. Iset and Nefertari’s bickering and fight to the top was entertaining and would have made for great reality t.v. Impressions While Reading I enjoyed watching Nefertari come into her own and expand her knowledge of languages giving her a leg up from Iset […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Lake House

Waiting on Wednesday: The Lake House

Posted October 14, 2015 by Whitney in Waiting on wednesday / 1 Comment

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. The Lake House by Kate Morton Publication Date: October 20, 2015 Add to Goodreads Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old […]

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Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen

Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen

Posted October 13, 2015 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions I know Mark Twain for two things. He wrote Tom Sawyer and for wanted to dig Jane Austen up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.  I shamefully haven’t read his autobiography or any biography of Sam Clemens/Mark Twain. Although, I always love a good author scandal and enjoyed Mrs. […]

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Sunday Post #67

Sunday Post #67

Posted October 11, 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 meme […]

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Frightfall Read-a-Thon 2015 #Frightfall

Frightfall Read-a-Thon 2015 #Frightfall

Posted October 5, 2015 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 0 Comments

The Frightfall Read-a-Thon is hosted by Michelle at Seasons of Reading and is a week long thon to read all things scary. The list of books I will be reading from are: Katherine Carlyle by Rupert Thomson The House of Seventh Street by Karen Vorbeck Williams The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran Her Final Breath […]

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Sunday Post #66

Sunday Post #66

Posted October 4, 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 meme […]

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