Month: March 2017

Month in Review: March 2017

Month in Review: March 2017

I link up to two wonderful book blogs Feed Your Fiction Addiction and The Book Date to share my monthly reading. Books Reviewed Challenge Progress   Winter COYER [wppb progress=75 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”3/5″] All About Austen [wppb progress=10 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”1/12″] Audiobook Challenge [wppb progress=0 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”0/10″] What’s in a Name? [wppb progress=0 option=flat […]

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Can’t Wait Wednesday #3

Can’t Wait Wednesday #3

Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings to spotlight and talk about the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. This week I can’t […]

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Mischling by Affinity Konar

Mischling by Affinity Konar

March 28, 2017 Whitney Review 2 Comments

Mischling by Affinity Konar is a historical fiction novel on a subject that is rarely touched in this genre — Josef Mengele. The Holocaust is filled with many, unimaginable horrors but “the zoo” in Auschwitz is repulsive. The “experiments” preformed were enough to make one ill. However, the main story is not of blindness but […]

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Beauty and the Beast 2017

Beauty and the Beast 2017

I saw Beauty and the Beast last week and was more than happy to be their guest. I really liked that the opening introduction stayed truer to the original story than the 1991 animated film. Instead of the Beast appearing because Belle’s father trespassed Maurice is jailed for taking a rose. This was a nice […]

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A New Meme: Fiction to Film

A New Meme: Fiction to Film

I’ve stated it before, but I’m a sucker for a film that has been adapted from a book. I’m not sure what it is because the book is almost always better than its adaptation, yet I still love seeing a story come to screen. Recently, I’ve been watching a lot of films that fit this […]

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Can’t Wait Wednesday #2

Can’t Wait Wednesday #2

Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings to spotlight and talk about the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. This week I can’t […]

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Can’t Wait Wednesday: #1

Can’t Wait Wednesday: #1

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings to spotlight and talk about the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. This week I can’t wait […]

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The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

March 8, 2017 Whitney Review 2 Comments

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff could easily have been yet another novel about surviving WWII. At first, I was nervous as it seemed to mirror Water for Elephants and while that in itself is a good story I found the ending to be disappointing. Therefore, I hoped for a different result. Fortunately, I was […]

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Month in Review: February 2017

Month in Review: February 2017

I link up to two wonderful book blogs Feed Your Fiction Addiction and The Book Date to share my monthly reading. Books Reviewed Challenge Progress   Winter COYER [wppb progress=50 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”3/5″] All About Austen [wppb progress=10 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”1/12″] Audiobook Challenge [wppb progress=0 option=flat color=#748fb5 text=”0/10″] What’s in a Name? [wppb progress=0 option=flat […]

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