Month: February 2017

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Posted February 22, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

The best way to describe the novel The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney is to compare it to The Royal Tenenbaums but without the understated humor. The Plumb children were self-absorbed, entitled and while adults acted like children. In short, the characters were all unlikable and were not the reason I became invested in the […]

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Teaser Tuesday #11

Teaser Tuesday #11

Posted February 21, 2017 by Whitney in Thursday Tea / 2 Comments

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by The Purple Booker Rules: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share […]

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Sunday Post #97

Sunday Post #97

Posted February 19, 2017 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 9 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 It has been a while […]

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The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline

Posted February 18, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

I am a lover of true crime and have reread the disturbing true crime novel Helter Skelter several times. Therefore, when The Girls by Emma Cline was released I knew I had to read it. I will admit, that I was a bit skeptical at first as both of Cline’s parents are in the publishing […]

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Friday Memes: Two WWII Books

Friday Memes: Two WWII Books

Posted February 17, 2017 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 12 Comments

Hosted by Rose City Reader Hosted by Freda’s Voice The Orphan Train by Pam Jenoff Beginning:   Prologue Paris They will be looking for me by now.   56% I hesitate, considering. I don’t care that his father is the mayor, not in the way that Astrid and the others do. If his father is […]

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Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

Posted February 7, 2017 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

The first thing that came to mind upon starting Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon was the 1997 film Titanic.  Both are media based on an iconic means of travel that ended in disaster and chronicle the last days of the passenger’s lives. Fortunately, Flight of Dreams delivers an amazing look at the occupants onboard […]

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Month in Review: January 2017

Month in Review: January 2017

Posted February 1, 2017 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 1 Comment

I link up to two wonderful book blogs Feed Your Fiction Addiction and The Book Date to share my monthly reading. Books Reviewed   Top Ten Tuesdays Challenge Progress   Winter COYER [wppb progress=75 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”3/5″] Christmas Spirit Challenge [wppb progress=100 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”2/2″] All About Austen [wppb progress=10 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”1/12″] Audiobook Challenge […]

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