Month: April 2016

Month in Review: April 2016

Month in Review: April 2016

 Do you write a monthly wrap-up post? How did you do this month? Share with me and/or visit The Book Date who has a monthly link-up for exactly that.     Read but not reviewed: Cinder by Marissa Meyer Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx Boy by Roald Dahl Fairest by Marissa Meyer Fantastic Beasts and […]

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Jae Ellard Guest Post

Jae Ellard Guest Post

April 29, 2016 Whitney Guest Post 2 Comments

Guest Post I’m very excited to host the  Jae Ellard blog tour and share her excellent guest post on balancing it all. TIME AND BALANCE By Jae Ellard, Author of The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance, Simple Intentions Founder As a teacher and speaker on the topic of imbalance, it’s very common for people to […]

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Friday Memes #44

Friday Memes #44

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Q: 3 favorite heroines, books they’re in, and why you love them A:  In no particular order: Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and Prejudice — I love her wit and spunk and is a great character to see grow with time. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series — books and cleverness […]

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Review-a-thon April 2016

Review-a-thon April 2016

After Dewey’s Read-a-thon and Spring into Horror I am behind on reviews and is serendipitous that Book Bumbling’s monthly review-a-thon is this weekend.  For anyone interested here is the blurb: 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 […]

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2016

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2016

Today is Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon and I can’t wait to get started!  Without further ado here is my list of potential books and will use this post for ongoing updates and mini-challenges.   Reading List: Little House Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald […]

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Friday Memes #43

Friday Memes #43

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Q:  What’s your criteria of a misbehaving author/reviewer? A: For both reviewer and author I think disrespectfulness is a key component to misbehaving.  Whether it be an author commenting negatively on an unflattering review or a complete attack on a book.  Negative reviews are fine just don’t be […]

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Spotlight: The Winemakers

Spotlight: The Winemakers

Buy the Book Amazon Barnes & Noble Kobo Chapters Books-a-Million iBooks About the Author Jan Moran is a Rizzoli bestselling and award winning author. She writes historical women’s fiction for St. Martin’s Press (Scent of Triumph, The Winemakers), contemporary women’s fiction (Flawless, Beauty Mark, Runway), and nonfiction books (Vintage Perfumes, Fabulous Fragrances). Her stories are […]

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Spring into Horror Read-a-Thon 2016

Spring into Horror Read-a-Thon 2016

Michelle at True Book Addict is hosting her annual Spring into Horror Read-a-thon, a week-long read-a-thon with one requirement — read one scary book. My reading pool is as follows: On a Desert Shore by S.K. Rizzolo (scary read) Fanny Price Slayer of Vampires by Tara O’Donnell (scary read) The Berlin Package by Peter Riva […]

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The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley

The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley

April 15, 2016 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-a-Million | IndieBound   First Impressions After finishing The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley I longed to begin the second in the Seven Sisters series. Impressions While Reading At first it took a while to get into as The beginning of Ally’s story felt like a rehash of the […]

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Two Tales of the Moon by Jennifer Sun

Two Tales of the Moon by Jennifer Sun

April 14, 2016 Whitney Review 1 Comment

First Impressions: In Two Tales of the Moon by Jennifer Sun the reader is first introduced to a flashback of two of the main characters (Will & Sage) being told an old story regarding the moon. I think this was an excellent and attention-getting way to start the novel. Impressions While Reading The characters were […]

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