Monthly Archives: March 2011

Book Review: Faithful Place by Tana French – read-along wrap-up

Title: Faithful Place Author: Tana French Genre: Mystery Publisher: Viking Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: In all your life, only a few moments matter. It has been twenty-two years since … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Genre: Fantasy, paranormal fiction Publisher: Viking Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy won in a giveaway on My Friend Amy‘s blog First line: The leather-bound volume was nothing remarkable. … Continue reading

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Book Review (and giveaway): The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Title: The Postmistress Author: Sarah Blake Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from TLC Book Tours First line: There were years after it happened, after I’d returned from the town … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Tangled

Disney presents a new twist on one of the most hilarious and hair-raising tales every told. Your whole family will get tangled up in the fun, excitement and adventure of this magical motion picture. When the kingdom’s most wanted – … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – March 28, 2011

The Violets of March by Sarah Jio – Review copy from the author. Isn’t that cover gorgeous? Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme for book bloggers to share their recent acquisitons. If you’re eager to tell the rest of the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – March 27, 2011

It’s been a fun and busy couple of days! This week, the public schools in our area had half-days so that they could hold parent-teacher conferences in the afternoons. Since I don’t need to tell myself how my kids are … Continue reading

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Winners of the Focus Features Jane Eyre prize package giveaway

Congratulations to the two winners of the Jane Eyre prize packages: Jessica M., whose favorite book to film adaptation is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Rebecca R., whose favorite is Pride and Prejudice – starring Mr. Firth, of course.

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Bookish links for Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hi, all – hope you’re enjoying your Saturday! I apologize that this post wasn’t ready to go up in the wee hours of the morning as per usual, but we’ve been too busy having fun the past couple of days. … Continue reading

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