The Voyage of the Dawn Treader #BookReview @harperteen #thevoyageofthedawntreader #yafantasy #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Narnia . . . where a dragon awakens . . . where stars walk the earth . . . where anything can happen. A king and some unexpected companions embark on a voyage that will take them beyond all known lands. As they sail farther and farther from charted waters, they discover … Continue reading The Voyage of the Dawn Treader #BookReview @harperteen #thevoyageofthedawntreader #yafantasy #middlegradebooks

Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

Hi Everyone! Just got a request to recommend some favorite middle grade books. I'm always on the hunt for good ones because my son loves to read. Here are my favorite titles for nonfiction: Synopsis: From an Idea to Nike is a fully-illustrated look into how Nike stepped up its sneaker game to become the most popular … Continue reading Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

Lethal White #BookReview #lethalwhite @littlebrown @rgalbraith #thriller #bookworm #strikereadalong

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: When a troubled young man named Billy asks Cormoran Strike to help him investigate a crime he witnessed as a child, the private eye is left deeply troubled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But … Continue reading Lethal White #BookReview #lethalwhite @littlebrown @rgalbraith #thriller #bookworm #strikereadalong

August 2020 Wrap Up and Best Bookmail Ever!

Hi Everyone! Happy September! Last month was exciting for me. I'm excited to share it with you! As you can see, I read only a few books last month. It was because I reinstated my Netflix subscription so that I can watch the new season of The 100! I must say, I loved it. I … Continue reading August 2020 Wrap Up and Best Bookmail Ever!

Prince Caspian #BookReview @harperteen #princecaspian #bookworm #yafantasy #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Narnia . . . where animals talk . . . where trees walk . . . where a battle is about to begin. A prince denied his rightful throne gathers an army in a desperate attempt to rid his land of a false king. But in the end, it is a battle … Continue reading Prince Caspian #BookReview @harperteen #princecaspian #bookworm #yafantasy #middlegradebooks

Ever Cursed #BookReview #evercursed @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy @coreyannhaydu

Synopsis from Simon and Schuster: Damsel meets A Heart in a Body in the World in this incisive and lyrical feminist fairy tale about a princess determined to save her sisters from a curse, even if it means allying herself with the very witch who cast it. The Princesses of Ever are beloved by the … Continue reading Ever Cursed #BookReview #evercursed @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy @coreyannhaydu

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe #BookReview #thelionthewitchthewardrobe #yafantasy #middlegradebooks #bookworm @harperteen

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . … Continue reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe #BookReview #thelionthewitchthewardrobe #yafantasy #middlegradebooks #bookworm @harperteen

July 2020 Wrap Up

Hi Everyone! Hope you read some great books in July! I read and reviewed 6 books, pictured above. It was unplanned to have a stack of uniform black color books 😂 The last week of July I experienced the reading slump and turned to Netflix for comfort. I watched a few episodes of The Magicians … Continue reading July 2020 Wrap Up

The Good for Nothings – #BookReview & #BlogTour #sciencefiction #bookworm @fiercereads @swoonreads @daniellebanas

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Whip-smart and utterly charming, Danielle Banas's irreverent YA sci-fi adventure The Good for Nothings is perfect for fans of Guardians of the Galaxy, The Lunar Chronicles, and Firefly. Cora Saros is just trying her best to join the family business of theft and intergalactic smuggling. Unfortunately, she's a total disaster. After … Continue reading The Good for Nothings – #BookReview & #BlogTour #sciencefiction #bookworm @fiercereads @swoonreads @daniellebanas

The Silent Wife #BookReview @slaughterkarin #thesilentwife #bookworm #thriller @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Investigating the killing of a prisoner during a riot inside a state penitentiary, GBI investigator Will Trent is confronted with disturbing information. One of the inmates claims that he is innocent of a brutal attack for which he has always been the prime suspect. The man insists that he was framed by … Continue reading The Silent Wife #BookReview @slaughterkarin #thesilentwife #bookworm #thriller @wmmorrowbooks

The Night Swim #BookReview #thenightswim @megangoldin @stmartinspress #bookworm #thriller

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In The Night Swim, a new thriller from Megan Goldin, author of the “gripping and unforgettable” (Harlen Coben) The Escape Room, a true crime podcast host covering a controversial trial finds herself drawn deep into a small town’s dark past and a brutal crime that took place there years before. Ever … Continue reading The Night Swim #BookReview #thenightswim @megangoldin @stmartinspress #bookworm #thriller

The Good Daughter #BookReview #thegooddaughter @wmmorrowbooks @slaughterkarin #thriller #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind… Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father — Pikeville's notorious … Continue reading The Good Daughter #BookReview #thegooddaughter @wmmorrowbooks @slaughterkarin #thriller #bookworm

The Mall #BookReview #themall #yabooks #bookworm @meganmccafferty @wednesdaybooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: New York Times bestselling author Megan McCafferty returns to her roots with this YA coming of age story set in a New Jersey mall. The year is 1991. Scrunchies, mixtapes and 90210 are, like, totally fresh. Cassie Worthy is psyched to spend the summer after graduation working at the Parkway Center … Continue reading The Mall #BookReview #themall #yabooks #bookworm @meganmccafferty @wednesdaybooks

The Girl Who Drank the Moon #BookReview @kellybarnhill #thegirlwhodrankthemoon #bookworm #middlegradebooks #fantasybooks @algonquinyr

Synopsis from Algonquin: Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a … Continue reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon #BookReview @kellybarnhill #thegirlwhodrankthemoon #bookworm #middlegradebooks #fantasybooks @algonquinyr

June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Hi Everyone! I hope you all are healthy and safe from the coronavirus. It's definitely been a scary year so far. At first I read all the news I could find and scared myself and worried my family. I didn't go out to stock up because I was sick with the pneumonia. I experienced with … Continue reading June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Career of Evil #BookReview #careerofevil #strikereadalong @littlebrown @rgalbraith #bookworm

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: A disturbing package leads Detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott to investigate four dangerous murder suspects in this “magnetic” British mystery (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times). When Robin Ellacott opens an unexpected delivery, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman’s severed leg. Her boss, … Continue reading Career of Evil #BookReview #careerofevil #strikereadalong @littlebrown @rgalbraith #bookworm

Girl, Serpent, Thorn #BookReview @melissabooknews @flatironbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #girlserpentthorn

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Girl, Serpent, Thorn is “an alluring feminist fairy tale” (Kirkus Reviews) about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse. There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. … Continue reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn #BookReview @melissabooknews @flatironbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #girlserpentthorn

Deadly Curious #BookReview #deadlycurious #bookworm @swoonreads @fiercereads @cindyanstey

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A twisty tale reminiscent of Jane Austen—with a dash of murder—Cindy Anstey's Deadly Curious is perfect for fans of Kerri Maniscalco and Agatha Christie. Some secrets are better left buried... 1834. Sophia Thompson wants nothing more than to be one of the famed Bow Street Runners, London's most elite corps of … Continue reading Deadly Curious #BookReview #deadlycurious #bookworm @swoonreads @fiercereads @cindyanstey

The Silkworm #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thesilkworm

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days — as he has done before — and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But … Continue reading The Silkworm #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thesilkworm

Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Harriet’s brothers are hoping to enter a local battle of the bands. Winning could get them on a reality TV show! But low funds have left them without even a working guitar. The Startup Squad jumps into action—and quickly pulls together a plan to sell T-shirts to raise money. The girls … Continue reading Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

The Cuckoo’s Calling #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thecuckooscalling @mulhollandbooks

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Published under a pseudonym, J. K. Rowling’s brilliant debut mystery introduces Detective Cormoran Strike as he investigates a supermodel’s suicide in “one of the best books of the year” (USA Today). After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private … Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thecuckooscalling @mulhollandbooks

May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I'm currently on vacation to Florida visiting family. Not so lucky because weather forecast to rain all day and all week. In May, I read a few excellent middle grade books. I started out with The Phantom Twin. From the same publisher, First Second, I found my library … Continue reading May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Circe #BookReview #circe #historicalfiction @littlebrown @millermadeline #bookworm

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child — not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does … Continue reading Circe #BookReview #circe #historicalfiction @littlebrown @millermadeline #bookworm

A Game of Thrones #BookReview @randomhouse #agameofthrones #bookworm @grrmspeaking

Synopsis from Random House: Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King’s Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert’s name. There his family dwells in peace and comfort: his proud wife, Catelyn; his sons Robb, … Continue reading A Game of Thrones #BookReview @randomhouse #agameofthrones #bookworm @grrmspeaking

Amelia Fang and the Unicorns of Glitteropolis #BookReview #ameliafang @lillustrator @delacortepress @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The second book in a hilarious heavily illustrated middle-grade series for reluctant readers starring a vampire girl, Amelia Fang. Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang and her friends love their dark and gloomy world … Continue reading Amelia Fang and the Unicorns of Glitteropolis #BookReview #ameliafang @lillustrator @delacortepress @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The Newbery Honor Award Winner and New York Times bestseller Roller Girl is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby—perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile!  For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But … Continue reading Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball #BookReview #ameliafang @delacortepress @lillustrator #middlegradebooks #bookworm #fantasybooks

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: A hilarious illustrated middle grade series for reluctant readers starring a vampire girl, Amelia Fang. Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang would much rather hang out with her pet pumpkin Squashy and her friends … Continue reading Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball #BookReview #ameliafang @delacortepress @lillustrator #middlegradebooks #bookworm #fantasybooks

The Arrangement #BookReview #thearrangement @scoutpressbooks #bookworm #thriller @rhardingwriter @gallerybooks

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A Pretty Woman tale turns toxic and deadly in this provocative thriller of sex, obsession, and murder from Robyn Harding, the “master of domestic suspense” (Kathleen Barber) and the USA TODAY bestselling author of The Party and Her Pretty Face. Natalie, a young art student in New York City, is … Continue reading The Arrangement #BookReview #thearrangement @scoutpressbooks #bookworm #thriller @rhardingwriter @gallerybooks

Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends. Follow your heart. Find your people. Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the … Continue reading Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The debut novel from bestselling author Sam Maggs, Con Quest! is a comics convention adventure for young readers about fandom, family, and finding your place in the world! Cat and Alex are excited to be at the world’s most popular comics convention—and they’re even more excited to compete in the Quest, … Continue reading Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook