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Monday Mini ~ Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (Audiobook Review)

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. I did a lot of driving this summer. My last trip was […]

The King’s General by Daphne du Maurier ~ Audiobook Review

The King’s General by Daphne du Maurier Page Count: 448 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook download provided by the publisher for consideration Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Juliet Stevenson Audiobook Length: 13 hours 10 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: Honor Harris is only eighteen when […]

Hachette Audio’s Daphne du Maurier Collection

When I was an undergrad, I took a film class that I hardly remember. I do remember was the movie I was assigned to write three class papers about: Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock. What does this movie have to do with Daphne du Maurier? Well, after falling in love with that film, I wanted […]

Daydreaming about Beach Reading

My beach vacation is only 9 days away.  I’m dreaming about the sandy beaches, no work, 6 days and 5 nights of relaxation with my family, and more sandy beaches. I cannot wait.  As with all vacations, you must focus on preparation.  Luckily there’s one thing I love to do in preparation of vacation time […]

#171 ~ My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier Philip Ashley, orphaned at an early age, was raised unconventionally  by his older bachelor cousin Ambrose.  Ambrose owns the estate and 500 acres on which they live. Ambrose did not care to have women around, so Philip’s exposure to the fairer sex was quite minimal.  He only regularly […]

June’s Bookmark ~ Bookmark It! Club

I am almost finished with June’s bookmarks. I ran out of contact paper last night (and that’s the only hint you’re going to get out of me), so I need to pick up some more today. They will be in the mail on Monday. Hurray! In case you haven’t seen it, Valarie from Life is […]

Bloody Hell, We’ve Got a Winner!

Calling Chartroose! Bloody Hell, I’ve got a Book Barrage for you: You’ve won a copy of Daphne du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek and My Cousin Kate! Please send me your address and I’ll pass it on to Danielle at Sourcebooks.  Congratulations!

#162 ~ Frenchman’s Creek ~ Review and Giveaway

Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier The Review Dona St. Columb, a woman bored with her life in London, is determined to flee from the city the day after her participation in a practical joke along with Rockingham, her husband’s best friend, makes her ashamed of the woman she has become. She is driven to distraction […]

Mother’s Day ~ Time for Book Giveaways

Happy Mother’s Day to all of my readers out there.  I hope that your day was special and full of love.  Mine certainly was.  I got a gift basket full of wonderful bath accoutrements and a pair of vibrating slippers.  Ooo, la, la!  I got the morning to myself in which to nearly finish Frenchman’s […]