Tag: read-along

Harry Potter and Scarlet O’Hara

Harry Potter and Scarlet O’Hara

September 6, 2012 Whitney Uncategorized 3 Comments

Summer has always been a slow blogging time for me but as the summer months come to a close I am ready to jump back into the blogging world!  Here are two bookish events that will be filling the last months of the year for me. I started, half-heartedly to reread Gone with the Wind […]

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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week Three

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week Three

March 23, 2012 Whitney read-along 0 Comments

We were left at the end of part two with Elizabeth and her Aunt and Uncle Gardner going off to Pemberley.  Elizabeth, with a feeling of trespassing indeed runs into Mr. Darcy who was not scheduled to return home until tomorrow.  After an awkward 8th grade moment the two recollect themselves and head on with […]

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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week Two

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week Two

March 21, 2012 Whitney read-along 1 Comment

Okay, so I dropped the ball on the second week of my P&P read-along — but with good reason, my internet was down!  That has been happening a lot recently and it is so frustrating!  Plus,  I think the repairman knows what’s wrong but is too lazy to do it, which is even more irksome. […]

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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 Five

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Five

December 20, 2010 Whitney read-along 1 Comment

 hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” I have decided that A Christmas Carol is like that of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.  Both are up to no good and are saved by a small child, Mr. Grinch […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Four

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Four

December 18, 2010 Whitney read-along 0 Comments

 hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked The last of the spirits, The Spirit of Christmas Future.  Here, the ghost shows Ebenezer what will become of him if he does not change his ways.  Ebenezer is show his death bed and grave, with his house stripped of valuables with no one to mourn his passing. I think […]

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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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