Publisher: Ballantine Books

My TBR List Reveal: August 2017

My TBR List Reveal: August 2017

Posted August 12, 2017 by Whitney in To Be Read List / 6 Comments

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 is revealed with […]

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My TBR List Voting August 2017

My TBR List Voting August 2017

Posted August 5, 2017 by Whitney in To Be Read List / 10 Comments

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 is revealed with […]

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Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

Posted February 4, 2016 by Whitney in Review / 3 Comments

First Impressions Nancy Horan once again brings life to a woman behind a famous man. In Under the Wide and Starry Sky Fanny Osbourne is drawn vividly with a tapestry of a story to tell. Impressions While Reading What I liked about Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny’s courtship was that not only did they value […]

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Review: Loving Frank

Review: Loving Frank

Posted February 26, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 2 Comments

Drawing on years of research, Horan weaves little-known facts into a compelling narrative, vividly portraying the conflicts and struggles of a woman forced to choose between the roles of mother, wife, lover, and intellectual. Horan’s Mamah is a woman seeking to find her own place, her own creative calling in the world. Mamah’s is an […]

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Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

Posted January 31, 2014 by Whitney in Review / 4 Comments

Interview with the Vampire had been recommended to me by several friends and picked up at my latest trip to the public library. I immediately became engrossed in this novel and was transported to 18th-century Louisiana. Anne Rice’s descriptions on a vampire’s day-to-day or night-to night life were fascinating; from the transformation to mortal to […]

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Book Review: The Scent of Rain and Lightning

Book Review: The Scent of Rain and Lightning

Posted December 27, 2012 by Whitney in Review / 0 Comments

The tragedy of waiting too long to write a review is that you are given time to forget, so forgive my vagueness. This was a very surprising read, I was not expecting much more than supermarket fluff and was pleasantly surprised by the intensity and depth the book entailed. Jody is a little girl lost, […]

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