48 Hour Read-A-Thon

48 Hour Read-A-Thon

“In vain I have struggled.  It will not do.”  so with this quote from Pride and Prejudice and a stack of Jane Austen novels by my side I join the 48 Hour Book Challenge hosted by MotherReader  Here’s the deal: The weekend is June 4–6, 2010. Read and blog for any 48-hour period within the […]

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Femme Fatale Fridays: Lydia Bennet

Femme Fatale Fridays: Lydia Bennet

“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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Book Review: A Long Fatal Love Chase

Book Review: A Long Fatal Love Chase

June 3, 2010 Whitney Review 10 Comments

Until one night when an unannounced stranger comes to Rosamond Vivian’s island, stealing her heart and whisking her away from her home. Rosamond and her now husband Philip Tempest, live a peaceful and happy first year until a mysterious lady appears at their doorstep divulging some unknown information about Phillip which turns Rosamond’s heart cold […]

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Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 9

Wuthering Heights Wednesday Week 9

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 9-13 Synopsis: Edgar’s cold has not improved and he is starting to face reality […]

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Jane in June

Jane in June

June 1, 2010 Whitney Event 17 Comments

Jane in June is finally here!  Misty at Book Rat has really put some elbow grease into this event and is filled with a myriad of all things Jane this month.  My plan is to read Jane’s novels in the order that they were published.  I’m not guaranteeing that I’ll get to them all but […]

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Femme Fatale Fridays: Dolores Haze

Femme Fatale Fridays: Dolores Haze

“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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Friday Memes #10

Friday Memes #10

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! Here are […]

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Character Connection: Clare Quilty

Character Connection: Clare Quilty

May 28, 2010 Whitney Meme 8 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! My Character Crush is […]

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