Weekly Wrap-Up #107

Weekly Wrap-Up #107

January 21, 2018 Whitney Monthly Review 1 Comment

Weekly Wrap-up is where I share happenings on the blog, books I have read or acquired recently. I link to Caffeinated Book Reviewer, Tynga’s Reviews,The Book DateThe Geeky Book Blogger, and That’s What I’m Talking About Last Week on the Blog This Week I Read Books I Acquired Currently Reading Weekly Fitness Report Sunday Walk […]

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The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

January 20, 2018 Whitney Review 0 Comments

Review When I started The Girls in the Picture my knowledge of Mary Pickford was slim to none and Frances Marion even less so. Like the women in the novel, I was going into uncharted territory. In the era of #Metoo a novel about women being discriminated against because of their sex and not potential […]

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Friday Meme #65

Friday Meme #65

January 19, 2018 Whitney Friday Memes 7 Comments

Hosted by Rose City Reader   Beginning: When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special significence, there was much talk and excitment in Hobbiton. Hosted by Freda’s Voice   Page 56   “There was more than one party at work, Frodo. […]

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Audiobook Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Audiobook Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

January 17, 2018 Whitney Review 2 Comments

First Impressions: Winter by Marissa Meyer is the conclusion to the Lunar Chronicles.  Ever since I finished Cress I had looked forward to reading the conclusion to the Lunar Chronicles.  Sadly, I was not as swept up by the story as I had hoped to be.  Cress ended with a cliffhanger and I expected that […]

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To Be Read Results January 2018

To Be Read Results January 2018

My TBR Meme is hosted by Michelle at Because Reading, this monthly meme’s purpose to help tackle one’s ever-growing tbr. On the first Saturday of each month participants post three books from their to-read list and allow others to vote on what they should read next. The following Saturday, the winning book will be revealed […]

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Friday Meme #64

Friday Meme #64

January 12, 2018 Whitney Friday Memes 4 Comments

Hosted by Rose City Reader   Beginning:   Scarlet O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were. Hosted by Freda’s Voice   Page 56   When Scarlet was a year old, and more healthy and vigorous than a baby girl had any right to […]

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Audiobook Review: My Story by Elizabeth Smart

Audiobook Review: My Story by Elizabeth Smart

January 10, 2018 Whitney Review 0 Comments

In 2017 I jumped on the Elizabeth Smart bandwagon, I watched the Lifetime Movie and the A&E documentary and of course, I read her memoir. I listened to the audiobook of My Story narrated by the author, Elizabeth Smart. Like Waiting To Be Heard by Amanda Knox, I received a sensationalized story by a privileged […]

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Bout of Books January 2018

Bout of Books January 2018

January 8, 2018 Whitney read-a-thon 0 Comments

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th and runs through Sunday, January 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up #106

Weekly Wrap-Up #106

January 7, 2018 Whitney Sunday Post 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap-up is where I share happenings on the blog, books I have read or acquired recently. I link to Caffeinated Book Reviewer, Tynga’s Reviews,The Book Date,The Geeky Book Blogger, and That’s What I’m Talking About Off The Blog The first week of 2018 has come to a close. I made some blogging, reading and […]

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To Be Read Vote January 2018

To Be Read Vote January 2018

  My To Be Read List is a monthly meme hosted by Michelle at Because Reading. Each month I will make a post with three books from my TBR list. Readers will then vote on which book I should read next. The following Saturday the winning book will be announced. Then on the last Saturday […]

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