Author Archives: Merin

Top Ten Debut Authors Whose Sophomore Novel I’m Anticipating

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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Merin’s Mid-Week Musings #10

Mid-Week Musings is a new(ish) 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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Top Ten Spooky Covers

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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MINI-REVIEW: The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan

The Serpent’s Shadow (Kane Chronicles #3) by Rick Riordan Disney-Hyperion, 2012 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] NOTE: Summary contains spoilers for the previous books in this series. He’s b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can’t seem to keep Apophis, … Continue reading

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Hiatus Time!

It’s Conference Week! This means I will be taking my usual hiatus, as I’ll be working eight extra hours this week, and am not going to have a lot of time for anything book or blog-related. My posts will return as usual … Continue reading

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State of Merin

Welcome, October! It’s hard to believe that it’s the start of yet another month! First quarter at my school ends tomorrow, which means report cards are literally right around the corner; in fact, I have to have them finished by the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes #2) by Sara Raasch Balzer + Bray, 2015 [Goodreads] [Book Depository] Previous Installment: Snow Like Ashes NOTE: Summary contains spoilers for the first book in this series. It’s been three months since the Winterians … Continue reading

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September Book Haul

[Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews] Purchased: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Hallowed by Cynthia Hand Boundless by Cynthia Hand Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy (via Owlcrate) ⇒ featuring my Raven Boys candles from From the Page @ … Continue reading

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September in Review

Wow! How is it already October? I feel like I haven’t really been in school that long, and yet it’s almost the end of first quarter. This means the bane of my existence – report cards – is coming due … Continue reading

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Merin’s Mid-Week Musings #9

Mid-Week Musings is a new(ish) 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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