Month: January 2017

All About Austen February Reviews

All About Austen February Reviews

Posted January 31, 2017 by Whitney in All About Austen / 0 Comments

Welcome to the February review link-up for the 2017 All About Austen Challenge. If you are interested in participating you may sign up here Reading Challenge etiquette: You must be signed up to add a post to the linky Please link directly to your review or whatever platform you are using in said link please […]

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

Posted January 28, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

Outside of Emily Blunt’s performance of Queen Victoria she is a monarch I know very little about.  Daisy Goodwin has created a tapestry in sharing this young Victoria’s early reign. At first, her ascent to the throne read like something out of a Tudor novel with constant conniving and scheming to reach the top and […]

A Reading Slump

A Reading Slump

Posted January 24, 2017 by Whitney in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

I have been unmotivated in regards to reading and blogging.  I am in a slump.  It is not that I have lost interest in these hobbies but rather a dispassion towards our current society.  I have stated it before but one’s emotional state can really affect my reading experience and an orange has done it […]

A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon 2017

A Winter’s Respite Read-a-Thon 2017

Posted January 18, 2017 by Whitney in read-a-thon / 4 Comments

    A Winter’s Respite Readathon is hosted by Michelle at Seasons of Reading I’m a little late getting my readathon post up which is due to two things, the first being laziness and lack of organization.  The second is that I’m in a bit of a slump emotionally, Friday is a very scary day […]

My TBR List Reveal January 2017

My TBR List Reveal January 2017

Posted January 14, 2017 by Whitney in Meme / 2 Comments

Michelle at Because Reading hosts a wonderful To-Read List Meme and I am excited to reveal the results after my first time joining in. Poll Results [poll id=”3″] Ladies and Gentlemen we have a tie!   That’s right The Mapmaker’s Children and All The Light We Cannot See both received 8 votes each. Now what […]

Winter Bloggiesta 2017

Winter Bloggiesta 2017

Posted January 13, 2017 by Whitney in Blogging / 5 Comments

To start the blogging year off right I’m participating in the 2017 Winter Bloggiesta.  As this is a mini event I’ll keep my to-do list short and sweet. To Do List replace duplicate images with hopes of cleaning up my media folder participate in one mini-challenge — digital declutter back up template/database update Netgalley profile […]

Sunday Post #96

Sunday Post #96

Posted January 8, 2017 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 6 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 I rang in the new […]

My TBR List Voting January 2017

My TBR List Voting January 2017

Posted January 7, 2017 by Whitney in Meme / 8 Comments

My TBR Meme is hosted by Michelle at Because Reading, this monthly meme’s purpose to help tackle one’s ever-growing tbr. On the first Saturday of each month participants post three books from their to-read list and allow others to vote on what they should read next. The following Saturday, the winning book is revealed with […]

Hello From the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Hello From the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Posted January 6, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

I thought Hello From the Gillespies by Monica McInerney would be a cute Christmas read with a slice of drama. In that regard, it certainly met my expectation; each character had their own story that intertwined with one another accordingly, and it held a premise that was unique to the genre of holiday stories. However, […]