Month: June 2016

Month in Review: June 2016

Month in Review: June 2016

Posted June 30, 2016 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 3 Comments

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. Books Reviewed: Number of Books from Library 6 Number of Books Owned: 1 ARCs Read: 1 Fiction/Non-Fiction Ratio 6 fiction 1 non-fiction Male/Female Authors 3 female […]

The Cellar by Minette Walters

The Cellar by Minette Walters

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

First Impressions Minette Walters novel, The Cellar, is all-consuming with a child’s disappearance. The beginning opens a Pandora’s Box. Impressions While Reading Her captures, Ebuka and Metunde, known as Master and Princess to Muna are hard, bitter, and down right mean. It is very hard to shake. Although, as the plot progresses, despite getting his […]

Sunday Post #78

Sunday Post #78

Posted June 26, 2016 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 11 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 a […]

Review: Ultimate Book Blogger Plugin

Review: Ultimate Book Blogger Plugin

Posted June 23, 2016 by Whitney in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

One of the things that tempted me most to move to self-hosted WordPress was Ashley’s Ultimate Book Blogger Plugin. I loved the way the Ultimate Book Blogger Plugin looked on other sites and had heard nothing but glowing reviews on it.  Therefore, when I finally made the switch to WordPress I knew it was a plugin […]

Making Lemonade With Ben by Katherine Perreth

Making Lemonade With Ben by Katherine Perreth

Posted June 21, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

First Impressions I would like to begin my review Making Lemonade with Ben by Katherine Perreth by saying that I am 31 and disabled. I was born with left-sided cerebral palsy with my arm being completely paralyzed. Also, at the age of 16 I had brain surgery, disconnecting the left hemisphere due to life threatening […]

Review-a-thon June 2016

Review-a-thon June 2016

Posted June 20, 2016 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 10 – if […]

A Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

A Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Posted June 16, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 4 Comments

First Impressions Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury reminded me of The Nightmare Before Christmas. It was quirky enough to impress but eerie at the same time. Impressions While Reading I had always wanted to read something by Ray Bradbury and with my renewed interest in reading books that were adapted to movies, […]

The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick

The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick

Posted June 14, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

Book Review I’d been looking forward to the continuation of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries but unfortunately, The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet by Kate Rorick left me high and dry. I liked that the story did not focus on her scandal with George Wickham and fixated more on “the after”. My pet peeve was more […]

Boy: tales of childhood by Roald Dahl

Boy: tales of childhood by Roald Dahl

Posted June 9, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 5 Comments

First Impressions Boy is one of the few Roald Dahl books I did not read when I was younger and was looking forward to this new experience with a favorite childhood author. Impressions While Reading It was a riveting look at Roald Dahl’s childhood in only the way he could Impressions on Narration It is […]

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

Posted June 7, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 2 Comments

First Impressions After watching Making a Murderer, Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose, a play about a jury debating the innocence of a juvenile being tried for murder seemed appropriate. Impressions While Reading It a first seemed like a simple story but it was anything but and the tensions the bounced from one to another […]