Monthly Archives: June 2015

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BEST BOOKS READ SO FAR IN 2015

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far in 2015. So far this year my reading has been pretty up and down, with some amazing books and some disappointing ones. Here are the ten that stand out as having been the most memorable and impressive so far: If… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | THE FEVER – MEGAN ABBOTT

Rain City Reads   June 28, 2015   Comments Off on THE SUNDAY REVIEW | THE FEVER – MEGAN ABBOTT

  The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie’s best… Read more »

BOOK THOUGHTS ON THURSDAY | WHAT’S IN A NAME?

  The world of books is never boring. Every week (well, most weeks) I’ll discuss a different topic related to books, often inspired by or in response to what’s going on in the online book community (or something I’ve seen another blogger talk about). I call this Book Thoughts on Thursday. Feel free to weigh in with your own thoughts… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | FINDING AUDREY – SOPHIE KINSELLA

Rain City Reads   June 21, 2015   Comments Off on THE SUNDAY REVIEW | FINDING AUDREY – SOPHIE KINSELLA

  From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain. An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming… Read more »

BOOK THOUGHTS ON THURSDAY | HAPPINESS IS YOUR OWN LIBRARY CARD

  The world of books is never boring. Every week (well, most weeks) I’ll discuss a different topic related to books, often inspired by or in response to what’s going on in the online book community (or something I’ve seen another blogger talk about). I call this Book Thoughts on Thursday. Feel free to weigh in with your own thoughts… Read more »