Month in Review: April 2015

April 30, 2015 Whitney Monthly Review 0 Comments

Books Reviewed:

  1.  The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine
  2. Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova
  3. The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose
  4. What You Left Behind by Samantha Hayes
  5. Ghost of the Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin

Movies Reviewed:

  1. Terminator 2
  2. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  3. The Normal Heart
  4. Boyhood
  5. Foxcatcher

 Books Read But Not Reviewed:

  1. What Janie Saw by Caroline B. Cooney
  2. The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse by Alan Bradley
  3. The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
  4. If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Strange Things that happened in the books I read
All three strange things happened to women.  One is kept in a pressure cooker, the second is possessed by her witch ancestor, and a last turns psychic and loses her “sight”.

Favorite Book of April:
 The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose
 A very unique book with M.J. Rose quickly becoming a must read author

A Disappointing Read:
 Ghost of the Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin
 It wasn’t a bad book just not what I was expecting which was more background on the crew of the Mary Celeste

Most Surprising:
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
I started assuming If I Stay would be your average teen read, but instead I got a high-powered emotional roller-coaster.

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge

Whitney has
read 12 books toward her goal of 50 books.

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