48 Hour Book Challenge: The Finish Line

48 Hour Book Challenge: The Finish Line

Well that’s it folks, that’s a wrap!  The 48 hour Book Challenge has ended as with a blissful weekend of reading.  I also apologize for the tardiness of this post but Blogger has not been kind to me so was unable to post till now. Final Stats Started: Friday, 11:30 am Finished: Sunday, 11 am  […]

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48 Hour Book Challenge: Day Two

48 Hour Book Challenge: Day Two

Several years ago my aunt went to a party hosted by a couple of gourmet chefs.  Determined to impress them decided to make a dessert– Death by Chocolate.  My aunt began baking the cake the day of the party; while the cake was in the oven she turned the page and to much horror read […]

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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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Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

May 29, 2010 Whitney Review 9 Comments

I like this book, but at the same time I didn’t.  I think this is because some of the magical creatures such as the talking china dolls were unnecessary and got in the way for the real reason of the story, to get Dorothy back to Kansas with Aunt Em and Uncle Henry.  Even so, […]

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