Narrator: Julia Whelan

The Vatican Princess by  C.W. Gortner

The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

August 26, 2017 Whitney Review 0 Comments

First Impressions: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner is an intriguing narrative of the Borgias.  There is drama, backstabbing and poison all tied up in one neat package.  I was immediately entranced. What I Liked: The pacing of the novel was fantastic. I was on the edge of my seat waiting upon the next conniving […]

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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

August 10, 2017 Whitney Review 2 Comments

I cannot believe Fates and Furie was Obama’s best book of 2015. Yes, this is a story of marriage but not a realistic one. The majority of the book focused on their sex-life, with Lotto and Mathilde coming off as sex-crazed teenagers and was more information than I needed. Fates and Furies is split into […]

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The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

September 2, 2016 Whitney Review 4 Comments

First Impressions The first sentence in The Grownups by Gillian Flynn includes the words “hand job”. I wasn’t sure how I felt about that. What direction will the story take? To be frank, it was a turn-off. Impressions While Reading The Grownups was odd, to say the least. An unnamed psychic who knows how to […]

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