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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week 1

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week 1

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” are the opening lines of Pride and Prejudice.  My how far we have come, from believing that life is incomplete without a husband to Go Daddy commercials.   Although, that thought is […]

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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along

January 30, 2012 Whitney read-along 5 Comments

To coincide with my classic author event, spotlighting Jane Austen in March I decided to host a read-along of Pride and Prejudice.  I read Pride and Prejudice every year and thought it would be fun to read along with others this year.  “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of […]

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Book Review: Dracula

Book Review: Dracula

October 17, 2011 Whitney Review 7 Comments

Dracula is bone-chilling!  My neck prickles just thinking about it.  Turtlenecks are a new staple in my wardrobe.  In short, its like taking a shower after watching Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Dracula, by Bram Stoker is a horror romance of sorts as Count Dracula become obsessed with his victims which always happen to be girls and […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Three

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Three

December 17, 2010 Whitney read-along 0 Comments

hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked The Second Spirit, of Christmas Present shows up on Scrooge’s bedpost and they observe his acquaintance’s (if you can call them that) Christmas Eve.  At the Cratchit’s despite their lack of funds and a disabled child they are all merry and up beat, extremely so with Tiny Tim, God blessing […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Two

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Two

December 13, 2010 Whitney read-along 2 Comments

 hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked In Stave Two Scrooge encounters his first spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Past.  He is taken by a jolly over-weight being to visit several holidays of his youth, all of which are filled  with disappointment and longing.  First we see Ebenezer as a young boy who is ostracized by his […]

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