Author: Melissa

TGIF (5) -10/21/11

TGIF (5) -10/21/11
Posted October 21, 2011 by Melissa in TGIF / 9 Comments

Hosted by¬†GReadsūüôā This Friday’s Question: Book Blogs That Make You Smile:¬†Pick 5 book blogs you visit often & think others should, too. There are so many book blogs that I adore and visit frequently…here’s a sampling! 1. ¬†Books and Movies¬† – Carrie reads mostly adult with a bit of YA […]


Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon Begins

Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon Begins
Posted October 21, 2011 by Melissa in / 2 Comments

October 21-23rd Twitter Hash Tag: #WWReadathon Hosts: Bex @¬†Kindle Fever¬†and¬†April @¬†My Shelf Confession The¬†Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon¬†started this morning at 12am. ¬†¬†I am so excited to be participating in my first Read-a-thon! ¬†I’ll be at work all day today…but I’ll try to sneak some reading in on lunch and then I’ll […]


Follow Friday (9) & Book Blogger Hop (7) – 10/21/11

Follow Friday (9) & Book Blogger Hop (7) – 10/21/11
Posted October 21, 2011 by Melissa in Follow Friday / 27 Comments

¬†¬†Happy Friday!! Q. What superhero is your alter-ego?A. I‚Äôve never been really invested in superheroes and I certainly don‚Äôt think that I could pull off being one!!! But I think it would be really cool to be like The Librarian! (You know the¬†made-for-TV original movies from Turner Network Television starring¬†Noah […]


Cat Thursday (1)

Cat Thursday (1)
Posted October 20, 2011 by Melissa in Cat Thursday / 10 Comments

Welcome to the weekly meme that celebrates the wonders and sometime hilarity of cats!¬†Join us by posting a favorite LOL cat pic you may have come across, famous cat art or even share with us pics of your own beloved cat(s) and then link up at the host’s site:¬†The True […]




In My Mailbox (9)

In My Mailbox (9)
Posted October 16, 2011 by Melissa in In My Mailbox / 13 Comments

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme created by The Story Siren to share whatever books and bookish goodies that you’ve bought, borrowed, won, or been gifted and have thus entered your home the previous week. You can show off books that you are excited about and it’s also a […]


Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Posted October 15, 2011 by Melissa in Book Review / 14 Comments

The Book Thief Title:¬† The Book Thief Author:¬† Markus Zusak Reading level: YA/Adult Genre:¬† Historical Fiction Size: Hard Cover, 560 pages Release Date:¬† March 2006¬† Publisher: Knopf Books¬† Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Source: Bought First Line:¬† “First the colors. Then the humans. That’s usually how I see things. […]