Monthly Archives: May 2013

Review: Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende

In Island Beneath the Sea, we are introduced to Zarite, a young slave, and her new master, Toulouse Valmorain.  The story starts when Zarite, called Tete, is a young girl in Haiti.  Though a house slave, Tete comes to have … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Wanted to Throw at Walls

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish.  Don’t forget to visit their blog! This week’s topic is a freebie.  So I chose to do: Books I’ve wanted to throw at walls. Because … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Covers of Books I’ve Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic: Favorite book covers of books I’ve read I don’t really pay much attention to book covers, but I’m going to go over … Continue reading

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Review: Amity and Sorry by Peggy Riley

What to say about Amity and Sorrow??  I am having the worst time trying to write my summary (I’ve tried and deleted a few times already….it’s just one of those days!) so I am going to copy and the paste … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Books When You Need Something Light and Fun

Thank you to The Broke and the Bookish for hosting Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books Books when you need something light and fun. I’m not going to lie, I love a good light, fun book.  … Continue reading

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Review: The House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine Howe

In The House of Velvet and Glass, we meet Sibyl, who is still grieving from the death of her mother and younger sister on the Titanic a few years earlier.  Sibyl finds comfort going to seances and thinks that she … Continue reading

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