The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story Review

Synopsis from Workman Publishing: Adventure and discover with the bold and intrepid Becket Branch when her family’s move from city to a country farm means big changes! Everything is changing for Becket Branch. From subways to sidewalks to safety rules, Becket is a city kid born and raised. Now the Branch family is trading urban … Continue reading The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story Review

The Dysasters – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: P.C. and Kristin Cast, the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of the House of Night phenomenon, return to the scene with The Dysasters—the first action-packed novel in a new paranormal fantasy series. Adoptive daughter of a gifted scientist, Foster Stewart doesn’t live a “normal” life, (not that she’d want to). … Continue reading The Dysasters – Review & Blog Tour

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Review

Synopsis from Disney Books: Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper.  And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she … Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Review

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Whisk your child back to Hogwarts for Harry's fifth year at wizard school, filled with run-ins with the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, a disgruntled house-elf, and even tougher end-of-term exams. Add this to the rift Lord Voldemort's rise has opened in the wizarding world -- between those who believe … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

My Year in Books: 2018

Hi Everyone! I hope you meet your reading goal in 2018. I was 3 books away from 115. I'm back down to making a goal of 100 in 2019 haha.. Though I have read and reviewed 112 books on Goodreads, I have only written 86 detailed reviews on my blog. This year, my reads are … Continue reading My Year in Books: 2018

The Nowhere Child Review

Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child is screenwriter Christian White’s internationally bestselling debut thriller of psychological suspense about a woman uncovering devastating secrets about her family—and her very identity… Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-six years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old … Continue reading The Nowhere Child Review

Other People’s Houses Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Named A Highly Anticipated Book for 2018 by InStyle online, Elite Daily, and Hello Giggles! One of Popsugar’s “10 Books Your Favorite Celebrities Are Reading This Spring” The author of The Garden of Small Beginnings returns with a hilarious and poignant new novel about four families, their neighborhood carpool, and … Continue reading Other People’s Houses Review

August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Happy Halloween! It's the last day of October 2018 today. Can't believe it. In 3 months, I have read and reviewed 25 books! I read many different genres this time: Middle Grade, YA Fantasy, YA Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Children's Picture Books, Juvenile Non-Fiction, and Thrillers. I love most of the books I read. … Continue reading August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

In Paris With You Review

Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: For fans of Eleanor & Park and Emergency Contact comes a sweeping romance about the love that got away. Eugene and Tatiana could have fallen in love, if things had gone differently. If they had tried to really know each other, if it had just been them, and not the … Continue reading In Paris With You Review

Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Review

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Max Einstein is not your typical genius. She… -Hacks the computer system at NYU to attend classes -Builds inventions to help the homeless -And talks to Albert Einstein! (Okay that’s just in her imagination) But everything changes when Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of … Continue reading Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Review

Sherwood Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The Lady becomes the Legend in this gender-bending, action-packed, and highly romantic retelling of Robin Hood by the New York Times bestselling author of Hunted, Meagan Spooner. Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, … Continue reading Sherwood Review

I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically … Continue reading I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Dodger Boy Review

Synopsis from Groundwood Books: In 1970 Vancouver, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her best friend, Dawn, are keen to avoid the pitfalls of adolescence. Couldn’t they just skip teenhood altogether, along with its annoying behaviors – showing off just because you have a boyfriend, obsessing about marriage and a ring and matching dining-room furniture? Couldn’t one just … Continue reading Dodger Boy Review

What If It’s Us Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Becky Albertalli, award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, and Adam Silvera, New York Times bestselling author of They Both Die at the End, combine their talents in this funny, heartfelt collaboration about Arthur and Ben, two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or … Continue reading What If It’s Us Review

Mythology Books

Hi Everyone! Happy Monday! Summer is soon ending and Fall is soon approaching. I have decided to gather up books I have read and reviewed this past years since blogging and to just give it another spotlight. If you are interested in reading books by theme. Today's theme is books with Greek Mythology in it. … Continue reading Mythology Books

The Deepest Roots Review

Synopsis from HarperCollins Publishers: Morgan Matson meets Maggie Stiefvater in a story that will make you believe in friendship, miracles, and maybe even magic. Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, is a strange place. For the past century, every girl has been born with a special talent, like the ability to Fix any object, Heal any wound, or … Continue reading The Deepest Roots Review

April through July 2018 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are doing well and are feeling happy with starting August! I know I am 🙂 From April to July, I have read and reviewed 9 children's picture books, 4 middle grade books, 5 YA fantasy books, 7 thrillers, and 4 contemporary books: A total of 29 books in 4 months. … Continue reading April through July 2018 Wrap-Up

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Lord Voldemort, the dark wizard responsible for the deaths of Harry's parents, is growing stronger. At the Quidditch World Cup, Voldemort's signature Dark Mark appears in the sky over the stadium, causing pandemonium. The lightning-bolt-shaped scar on Harry's forehead is sporadically causing him agonizing pain, and he is also hearing disturbing voices. … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Review

Escaping from Houdini Review

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: The #1 New York Times bestselling series that started with Stalking Jack the Ripper and Hunting Prince Dracula continues in this third bloody installment! A luxurious ocean liner becomes a floating prison of madness and horror when passengers are murdered one by one…with nowhere to run from the killer. … Continue reading Escaping from Houdini Review

The Date Review

Synopsis from NetGalley: One night can change everything. ‘I know it as soon as I wake up and open my eyes... Something is wrong.’ Her Saturday night started normally. Recently separated from her husband, Ali has been persuaded by her friends to go on a date with a new man. She is ready, she is … Continue reading The Date Review

Folded Notes from High School Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A status-obsessed senior unexpectedly falls for a freshman because of his Danny Zuko audition in their high school’s production of Grease in this outrageously funny epistolary novel set in 1991. The folded notes collected for this book represent correspondence surrounding one Tara Maureen Murphy, senior at South High c. 1991-1992. … Continue reading Folded Notes from High School Review

YA Debut I Read – Part 4

Hi Everyone! Welcome to my series of featuring YA Debuts in different genres! In no particular order of favorites, below are 11 YA Debuts I have read and reviewed on my blog. This part 4 concludes all of my YA reads since I started my blog in July 2014. With this conclusion, my eyes is … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 4

Thriller Debut I Read

Hi Everyone! On today's post, I am taking a break from young adults to spotlight Debut Adult Thrillers. In no particular order of favorites, below are 13 adult debut thrillers that I have read and reviewed on my blog. If you can tell, all of these titles are fairly new and recently published to one that hasn't … Continue reading Thriller Debut I Read

YA Debut I Read – Part 3

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to another of my blog post highlighting YA Debut. Below are 10 YA debuts I have read and reviewed on my blog. I didn't seek out to read debuts but I am surprised how many I have collected 🙂 Many of these debuts will surprise you. They are super duper fantastic reads! Many of … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 3

YA Debut I Read – Part 2

Hi Everyone! Today is the second day I am spotlighting debuts I have read and reviewed on my blog. In no particular order, below are 10 YA Debuts in different genres. I love being a book blogger because I am often introduced to many books I may not have been aware of, of course following … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 2

YA Debut I Read – Part 1

Hi Everyone! Starting today on my blog, I am going to spotlight debut books I have read and reviewed. In no particular order, well except Harry Potter because it introduces me to reading and enjoying stories. I have noticed many debuts being published recently and I have been lucky to review many of them before … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 1

Book Titles with “WIFE” I Read

Hi Everyone! Happy Monday! Last time I wrote a blog post called Book Titles with “Girl” I Read and found 18 titles I have read and reviewed on my blog. Another blog post I had was called Dogs on the Book Cover I Read and I was surprised to round up a total of 10 books. This … Continue reading Book Titles with “WIFE” I Read

Sleep Train Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A perfectly pitched bedtime story and counting book for sleepy train lovers, illustrated in dramatic 3D sculptures! A little boy climbs into bed with a book and starts counting the train cars in it, between the engine and caboose. “Ten sleepy cars going clickety-clack,” reads the refrain. But as the … Continue reading Sleep Train Review

From the Earth to the Shadows Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host from the earth to the shadows' Blog Tour & giveaway today. Thank you so much st. martin’s press for inviting me to take part in Valkyrie book 2 by Amanda hocking’s blog tour! I appreciate the opportunity to read, review, and host a blog tour with a giveaway! Giveaway: 1 usa winner only, … Continue reading From the Earth to the Shadows Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Lies You Never Told Me Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Gabe and Elyse have never met. But they both have something to hide. Quiet, shy Elyse can’t believe it when she’s cast as the lead in her Portland high school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. Her best friend, Brynn, is usually the star, and Elyse isn’t sure she’s up to … Continue reading Lies You Never Told Me Review

Rhyme Crime Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: From the creator of Splat! comes more playful, irreverent, kid-empowering fun–with a rhyming twist. In this buoyant rhyming romp, words have gone mysteriously missing: Who stole Marlow’s happy smile, and replaced it with a crocodile? Who swiped Dingle’s sneeze–aaaaachooo!–and left a stinky cheese? The thief took Tumble’s orange, and switched … Continue reading Rhyme Crime Review

Dogs on the Book Cover I Read & Reviewed

Hi Everyone! How are you? I just thought to spotlight our furry friends on my blog post today 🙂 I'm surprised to find I have read and reviewed 10 books featuring pet dogs. I love it when I don't intentionally search for books with dogs on the cover to read and find myself surprised that I had accumulated this many … Continue reading Dogs on the Book Cover I Read & Reviewed

All About Ben Review

Synopsis from Jessica Kingsley Publishers’ Website: 'When I am ready, I need you to talk to me and help me understand my feelings...' This reassuring story helps children aged 5+ with attachment issues to understand their feelings, open up to a caring adult and learn how to choose positive behaviours. Ben is made up of … Continue reading All About Ben Review