Category: Friday Memes

Reading Beverage & Harry Potter

Reading Beverage & Harry Potter

Posted July 14, 2017 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 20 Comments

  Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addict  Question: What is your go-to drink and/or snack while reading? Answer Tea is my go-to reading beverage. It doesn’t matter what the temperature is outside, a hot cup a tea and a good book go perfectly together all year round.  As for snacking, well…guilty as charged.  It […]

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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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Friday Memes: Hello From the Gillespies

Friday Memes: Hello From the Gillespies

Posted December 15, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 22 Comments

Hosted by Rose City Reader Beginning: It was December first. Angela Gillespie did as she’d done on that date for the past thirty-three years. She sat down at her desk before dinner and prepared to write her annual Christmas letter. Hosted by Freda’s Voice 56% “That is enough. You’ve stepped over the line.” “No I […]

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Friday Memes: Mistress of Rome

Friday Memes: Mistress of Rome

Posted December 9, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 16 Comments

Hosted by Rose City Reader Beginning: Prologue Thea, Rome, September, A.D. 81 I opened my wrist with one firm stroke of the knife, watching with interest as the blood leaped out of the vein. My wrists were latticed with knife scars, but I still found the sight of my blood fascinating. Hosted by Freda’s Voice […]

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Narnia: my Favorite Winter Setting

Narnia: my Favorite Winter Setting

Posted December 1, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 12 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Weekly Prompt: Q:  What is your favorite book with a winter world? A: I loved The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and the never-ending season of winter.  True, this added a little eerie stillness to the novel but I think it also enhanced to the fantasy aspect […]

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True Crime & A Christmas Story

True Crime & A Christmas Story

Posted November 17, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 19 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Weekly Prompt: Q: What is your favorite scary story? A: I’m not sure I have a favorite, however there is one sub-genre that truly interests if not frightens me. True Crime scares the shit out of me. While I will never take a shower after watching Psycho I […]

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Pride & Prejudice & Harry Potter

Pride & Prejudice & Harry Potter

Posted October 13, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 9 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie   Weekly Prompt What are some of your favorite, hated or memorable character names? Answer: In Pride and Prejudice retellings they tend to shorten or the characters names or use them as a jumping off point.  I get that, but in the sense of creativity (or lack thereof […]

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My TBR and Little Face

My TBR and Little Face

Posted September 16, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 16 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie I am so excited to say that I am this week’s feature! Weekly Prompt: Show us your TBR pile(s)! Answer: I actually just started a meme, To Be Read Thursday to help get my tbr under control. The meme is only in its third week but have been […]

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Change in Opinion & Clawback

Change in Opinion & Clawback

Posted September 8, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 17 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie   Weekly Prompt: Have you ever disliked or felt “meh” about a book only to later change your mind and love it? Answer: This happened very recently with The Secret Language of Stones by M.J. Rose. At first I was a little perturbed with the supernatural relationship that […]

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Book Boyfriends and The Velvet Hours

Book Boyfriends and The Velvet Hours

Posted August 25, 2016 by Whitney in Friday Memes / 26 Comments

Hosted by Alison Can Read & Parajunkie Weekly Prompt: Q: 5 Favorite Book Boyfriends. A: Mr. Darcy: I love his aloof nature with an 1800s “bad boy swagger”  His intellect, and mysterious kind heart have always made me swoon too.   And I adore anyone who is as kind to a sister as he is […]

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