Character Connection: Lucy Pevensie

Character Connection: Lucy Pevensie

June 17, 2010 Whitney Meme 11 Comments

The Introverted Reader is hosting a weekly meme entitle Character Connection We all have characters we love. Let’s spotlight these fantastic creations! Whether you want to be friends with them or you have a full-blown crush on them, you know you love them and want everyone else to love them too! First off, Lucy Pevensie […]

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Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 11

Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 11

Wuthering Heights Wednesday is all about the Wuthering Heights Read-along hosted by Jill at Fizzy Thoughts with each week we will read three chapters from the classic novel and then post our thoughts on, you guessed it –Wednesday! Volume II Chapters 17-20 Synopsis: Heathcliff dies and Hareton and Cathy II fall in love and make […]

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Cranford Read-Along Part One

Cranford Read-Along Part One

Allie at A Literary Odyssey is hosting a Cranford Read-Along in two parts.  Today being part one, discussing Chapters 1-8 Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel Cranford is a witty piece of Victorian literature, with the town Cranford being based off of Knutsford in Cheshire.  Cranford is not so much a novel than a series of short stories […]

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The HUGE TBR Readathon

The HUGE TBR Readathon

Okay, I obviously love to read, filling my free time during the week doing just that.  So when I stumbled upon The Huge TBR Readathon hosted by Kristen at Bookworming in the 21st Century it really seemed like a no-brainer.  Another reason why this event peaked my interest is because I am visiting my brother […]

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Review: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Review: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

June 13, 2010 Whitney Review 5 Comments

I loved this book growing up and still enjoyed it now.  I think this is because it has the fantasy element for children but has a religious undertone as well.  It has been greatly debated whether Aslan is to represent Christ.  Edmund, who when first entering Narnia was put under at trance by the White […]

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Premio Dardos Award

Premio Dardos Award

 “The Premio Dardos is a way to acknowledge the importance of bloggers committed to spreading cultural, ethical, literary and personal values, showing their letters and words.” Both Kate at Kate’s Library and Book Quoter at a thousand Books with Quotes  and Vaishnavi at Dust Jacket have bestowed upon me the Premio Dardos Award  “The Premio […]

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Friday Memes #11

Friday Memes #11

It’s Friday! Time for another Book Blogger Hop hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books The Hop is designed to discover great book bloggers and be discovered yourself. Not only can we discover new blogs but great books to add to the ever growing wish-list. So hop on over and join the fun! Save

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Femme Fatale Fridays: Caroline Bingley

Femme Fatale Fridays: Caroline Bingley

“A Femme Fatale, translating to “Deadly Woman” in french, is an alluring, seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire. Often this leads them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations.” ~ Wikipedia  I first discovered this class of women from 1930s and 40s film noir several years ago and was seduced […]

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Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 10

Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 10

Wuthering Heights Wednesday is all about the Wuthering Heights Read-along hosted by Jill at Fizzy Thoughts with each week we will read three chapters from the classic novel and then post our thoughts on, you guessed it –Wednesday! Volume 2 Chapters 14-16 Synopsis: Cathy Jr and Linton are forced into matrimony.  Edgar finally dies, (you […]

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Book Review: Sense and Sensibility

Book Review: Sense and Sensibility

June 9, 2010 Whitney Review 12 Comments

Sense and Sensibility is a novel of the Dashwoods. Mrs. Dashwood, a silly women focused on acquiring a comfortable fortune and abode along with marrying off her daughters well.  Elinor, a very sensible girl who always does the logical or right thing. Marianne who unlike her sister follows her heart and lives in the moment.  […]

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