Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ten Characters I Just Didn’t Click With

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 to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales Farrar, Straus & Giroux [BYR], 2013 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the … Continue reading

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Merin’s Mid-Week Musings #5

Mid-Week Musings is a new feature here at Read and Reviewed, where I sum up my reading for the past week and introduce a topic for discussion. It is inspired by Musing Mondays over at A Daily Rhythm and her previous WWW Wednesday … Continue reading

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No Top Ten Tuesday Today!

Hi, everyone! Just an fyi that there’s not going to be a Top Ten Tuesday post this week. I forgot to put one together in advance, and don’t have the energy to do it now. I’m back to work, and have … Continue reading

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REVIEW: A Spark Unseen by Sharon Cameron

A Spark Unseen (Dark Unwinding #2) by Sharon Cameron Scholastic, 2013 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Previous Installment: The Dark Unwinding NOTE: Summary contains spoilers for the first book in this series. The thrilling sequel to Sharon Cameron’s blockbuster gothic steampunk romance, … Continue reading

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Bout of Books 14 Daily Progress Post

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever … Continue reading

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Bout of Books 14 :: Sign-Up and Goals

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever … Continue reading

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Mini-Hiatus Time!

Just as a heads-up, I will be taking a mini hiatus until next week, as I’m pretty wrapped up in beginning of the school year things. Back to School Night was last night – only 6 of my kiddos/parents didn’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Between the Spark and the Burn by April Genevieve Tucholke

Between the Spark and the Burn (Between #2) by April Genevieve Tucholke Dial, 2014 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Previous Installment: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea NOTE: Summary contains spoilers for the first book in this series. The conclusion … Continue reading

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State of Merin :: August 2015

And it is with today’s State of Merin post that I bid adieu to my Summer Break! I will be officially back to work in three and a half hours (as I scheduled this to post at 5am my time), … Continue reading

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