Month: January 2016

Month In Review: January 2016

Month In Review: January 2016

Posted January 31, 2016 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 0 Comments

Books Reviewed: What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon Wake by Anna Hope Strange Things that happened in the books I read A girl is kidnapped, a judge is murdered Favorite Book of January: The Wife, the […]

Wake by Anna Hope

Wake by Anna Hope

Posted January 28, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impression Wake has a restrained power over the reader.  Anna Hope’s writing gives such love to the characters. She holds the reader’s breath with elegance. The Author also tackles a difficult subject with tenderness and unbridled strength. Impressions on the Characters All three characters were unique and could have been a novel on its […]

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon

Posted January 27, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions Upon starting The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon I had no knowledge of the Joesph Crater disappearance. Therefore, I saw it as a work of fiction rather than analyzing it for historical accuracy. Almost immediately, I became engrossed in this mystery. I was invested in the women behind the […]

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

Posted January 26, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions I have always enjoyed Melanie Benjamin’s novels, as retellings and fictionalized accounts of famous persons has always been a soft spot of mine. Thus, I went a little fangirl when I saw Melanie Benjamin was coming out with a new novel. In the past, the novels had focused on a female lead, this […]

What Are You Reading? 1/18/16

What Are You Reading? 1/18/16

Posted January 18, 2016 by Whitney in What are you reading / 0 Comments

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week.  It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and er… add to that ever growing TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This […]

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

Posted January 5, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions Growing up reading the Janie Johnson series obviously left an impression on me as I gobble up any novel that has a kidnapped theme to it. Thus, the premise is what first attracted me to What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross. Clearly, this topic has been done before, from The Face on […]

Bout of Books 15

Bout of Books 15

Posted January 4, 2016 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 0 Comments

Bout of Books 15 is my first readathon of the year and I am so excited to get back in the readathon groove.  My list includes: The Harry Potter series Fire in the Blood by Irene Nemirovsky

Sunday Post #70

Sunday Post #70

Posted January 3, 2016 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. Off The Blog An uneventful beginning of the new year, although […]

Blogging Resolutions 2016

Blogging Resolutions 2016

Posted January 1, 2016 by Whitney in Blogging / 0 Comments

January first is the time to make new years resolutions and hope not to break them by the second.  The usual diet and exercise always apply but what of my blogging goals/resolutions?  My Goals: Read every Netgalley on my Kindle (at least 20) Make a sizable dent in my review pile Continue to blog regularly/follow […]