Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holiday Hiatus

Since Christmas is very nearly upon us, and I am no where near ready, I’ve decided to take a bit of a Holiday Hiatus here on the blog. I need to do some reading – I’m a few books behind … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday #74

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I’m Waiting on Wednesday for The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski (Farrar, Straus & Giroux BYR): In the tradition of Kristin Cashore … Continue reading

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Top Ten New-to-Me Authors of 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome … Continue reading

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State of Merin

It’s been a really long time since I made a post of this nature, but since the end of the year is upon us – and also because I’ve nearly made it through my first semester as a first grade … Continue reading

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2014 Series Challenge

The 2014 Series Challenge is hosted by Octavia @ Read. Sleep. Repeat. How many of you have started a series, loved it and for some reason never continued? Who here is sick and tired of getting the judgey face because you haven’t read “that” … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday #73

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I’m Waiting on Wednesday for Between the Spark and the Burn (Between #2) by April Genevieve Tucholke (Dial): Freddie once told me … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome … Continue reading

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REVIEW: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] The first book in an exciting YA trilogy, this is the story of two best friends on the verge of a terrifying divide when they begin … Continue reading

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End of Year Read-a-Thon 2013

♥ Hosted by JuliababyJen’s Reading Room & Dana Square ♥ Yep, another read-a-thon, starting tomorrow! I’m helpless to keep myself from signing up for these, and never seem to do as well on them as I want to. However, this one runs for two weeks, … Continue reading

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2014 Review Pile Reading Challenge

The 2014 Review Pile Reading Challenge is hosted by Rachel @ Fiktshun and Reanna @ Phantasmic Reads. Let’s be honest here, we all have those books we’ve received for review (whether requested or not!), but we just haven’t gotten to them yet. Or maybe we … Continue reading

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