Blood of a Thousand Stars Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: War tears the galaxy apart, power tests the limits of family, and violence gives way to freedom in this exhilarating sequel to Empress of a Thousand Skies. Empress With a revolution brewing, Rhee is faced with a choice: make a deal with her enemy, Nero, or denounce him and risk … Continue reading Blood of a Thousand Stars Review

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Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Ladybug Girl and her friends help at a dog-adoption fair and discover that even the littlest things can make a big difference in this tenth hardcover in the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series. Lulu is excited to meet all the rescue dogs when the pet-adoption fair comes to … Continue reading Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs Review

January thru March 2018 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Finally I am early enough to do a wrap up 🙂 This wrap up is for 3 months. In that time frame, I have read and reviewed 24 books on my blog! My Goodreads account shows that I have read and reviewed 36 books in the past 3 months. Those 12 books that … Continue reading January thru March 2018 Wrap-Up

Bus! Stop! Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Few words are needed in this inventive and fun transportation adventure! “Bus! Stop!” a boy yells, as his bus pulls away one early morning. He must wait for the next bus. But the next one does NOT look like his bus at all. And neither does the next one, or … Continue reading Bus! Stop! Review

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

Synopsis from Abrams Books for Young Readers: Emma Gatewood’s life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk . . . and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail. With just the … Continue reading Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

Warning Light – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host warning light’s Blog Tour today! Thank you so much berkley publishing for inviting me to take part in david ricciardi's debut blog tour! Synopsis from Berkley Publishing: No one knows what CIA desk jockey Zac Miller is capable of–including himself–when a routine surveillance job becomes a do-or-die mission in … Continue reading Warning Light – Review & Blog Tour

Jar of Hearts Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This is story of three best friends: one who was murdered, one who went to prison, and one who's been searching for the truth all these years . . . When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace. Nobody ever suspected … Continue reading Jar of Hearts Review

A Wrinkle in Time Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time Review

Baby Teeth – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host baby teeth’s Blog Tour today! Thank you so much st. martin's press for inviting me to take part in zoje stage's debut blog tour! Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: Meet Hanna. She’s the sweet-but-silent angel in the adoring eyes of her Daddy. He’s the only person who understands her, … Continue reading Baby Teeth – Review & Blog Tour

Nancy the Dragonfly Review

Synopsis from Archway Publishing: Nancy is a beautiful dragonfly. In fact, her friends say that she is the most beautiful dragonfly ever! Her friends are Freddy Tree Frog and Little Blue Baron. Together, they are best friends, and they always have fun. Nancy thought her life would be perfect forever, until one day … While … Continue reading Nancy the Dragonfly Review

From Unseen Fire – Spotlight

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host from unseen fire’s spotlight today! Thank you so much Berkley for inviting me to take part in cass morris’ debut blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From Unseen Fire is the first novel in the Aven Cycle, a historical fantasy set in an alternate Rome, by debut author … Continue reading From Unseen Fire – Spotlight

Honey Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: This sweet companion to David Ezra Stein’s award-winning Leaves celebrates the joy of savoring something you love. Bear is ravenous when he wakes up from his winter sleep and has one thing on his mind: honey! Alas, it is too soon for honey, so Bear tries hard to be patient. … Continue reading Honey Review

The Silent Room Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: One fugitive. A deadly plot. No rules. Thus begins an ingenious and lightning-fast thriller that reviewers agree is “not to be missed.” Detective Sergeant Matthew Ryan wants to clear the name of his former boss, who stands accused of official corruption. But before he can do so, his boss disappears. Did … Continue reading The Silent Room Review

Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host dory fantasmagory's Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A loose tooth leads to hilarious hijinks with the tooth fairy in book four of the … Continue reading Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds – Review & Blog Tour

Book Titles with “Girl” I Read

Hi Everyone, How are you? Spring is coming and I'm getting excited for it. I like seeing little flowers sprouting from all the winter's naked trees. Today, I decided to compile a list of books that I read and reviewed on my blog with "girl" on the title. I am smiling that there are so … Continue reading Book Titles with “Girl” I Read

The Broken Girls Review 

Synopsis from Berkley Publishing: A breakout suspense novel from the award-winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare. Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors … Continue reading The Broken Girls Review 

My New Reading Corner

Hi Everyone! How are you? Today, I am happy to share with you my new reading corner 🙂 My parents came to visit me for Lunar New Year and helped me pick out the furniture and install the light for my reading corner 🙂 I am so happy with it. I am still looking for … Continue reading My New Reading Corner

The Coincidence Makers Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In this genre-bending novel, there is no such thing as chance and every action is carefully executed by highly trained agents. You’ll never look at coincidences the same way again. What if the drink you just spilled, the train you just missed, or the lottery ticket you just found was not … Continue reading The Coincidence Makers Review

I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host I am harriet tubman's Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of … Continue reading I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

By a Charm and a Curse – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host by a charm and a curse's Blog Tour today! Thank you so much entangled teen for inviting me to take part in Jaime questell's debut blog tour! Synopsis from Entangled Publishing: Le Grand’s Carnival Fantastic isn’t like other traveling circuses. It’s bound by a charm, held together by a centuries-old … Continue reading By a Charm and a Curse – Review & Blog Tour

The Wife Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: His Scandal Her Secret From New York Times bestselling author Alafair Burke, a stunning domestic thriller in the vein of Behind Closed Doors and The Woman in Cabin 10—in which a woman must make the impossible choice between defending her husband and saving herself When Angela met Jason Powell while catering a … Continue reading The Wife Review

Empress of a Thousand Skies – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host EMPRESS OF A THOUSAND SKIES' Blog Tour today! Thank you so much PENGUIN YOUNG READERS for inviting me to take part in Rhoda belleza's debut blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A sweeping sci-fi fantasy adventure that follows two fugitives -- a princess-in-exile and her accused … Continue reading Empress of a Thousand Skies – Review & Blog Tour

Bring Me Back Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: THE NEW TWISTY, GRIPPING READ FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING NOVELS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AND THE BREAKDOWN A young British couple are driving through France on vacation when they stop at a service station. He runs in to use the restroom, she stays … Continue reading Bring Me Back Review

The Great Alone Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Alaska, 1974. Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed. For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival. Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where … Continue reading The Great Alone Review

Stalking Jack the Ripper Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion... Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk … Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper Review

Just Between Us Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Four suburban mothers conspire to cover up a deadly crime in Just Between Us, a heart-stopping novel of suspense by Rebecca Drake. Alison, Julie, Sarah, Heather. Four friends living the suburban ideal. Their jobs are steady, their kids are healthy. They’re as beautiful as their houses. But each of them has … Continue reading Just Between Us Review

Mr. Tweed and the Band in Need Review

Synopsis from NoBrow Press: Mr Tweed is back with a brand new adventure, and he needs your help once more! He’s come to the zoo to see his favourite 10-piece band perform, but they can’t find each other – can you spot them amongst all the other animals? A beautifully illustrated search-and-find book from the … Continue reading Mr. Tweed and the Band in Need Review

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter usually tries to avoid taking on new cases at all costs. But this time, he’s happy—eager, even—to take the case that’s just come his way. Andy’s long-time friend Martha “Pups” Boyer takes in stray puppies that the local dog rescue center can’t handle, raises them until they’re … Continue reading The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Review

The Vanishing Season Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition, Joanna Schaffhausen’s accomplished debut The Vanishing Season will grip readers from the opening page to the stunning conclusion. Ellery Hathaway knows a thing or two about serial killers, but not through her police training. She's an officer in sleepy … Continue reading The Vanishing Season Review

Between the Blade and the Heart Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART's Blog Tour & giveaway today. Thank you so much st. martin’s press for inviting me to take part in BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART by Amanda hocking's blog tour! I appreciate the opportunity to read, review, and host a blog tour with … Continue reading Between the Blade and the Heart Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

My Year in Books: 2017

Hi Everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful reading adventures in 2017. I know I have! 🙂 I have read 32,396 pages and 152 books. I have reviewed them all (short & long reviews) on Goodreads. On my blog, of the total, I have fully reviewed 121 books. The reason for some reviews to … Continue reading My Year in Books: 2017

The French Girl Review

Synopsis from Penguin Publishing: For readers of The Widow and The Woman in Cabin 10: One woman becomes trapped in the tangled bonds of friendship in an exhilarating debut novel of psychological suspense. We all have our secrets… They were six university students from Oxford–friends and sometimes more than friends–spending an idyllic week together in … Continue reading The French Girl Review

Two Girls Down Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: As addictive, cinematic, and binge-worthy a narrative as The Wire and The Killing, Two Girls Down introduces Louisa Luna as a thriller writer of immense talent and verve. When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot in a small Pennsylvania town, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic … Continue reading Two Girls Down Review