Goodnight Beautiful #BookReview @harperbooks #bookworm #thriller #goodnightbeautiful

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A handsome psychotherapist. His lonely wife. And in his home office ceiling, a vent … You’d listen too, wouldn’t you? (You know you would.) Newlyweds Sam Statler and Annie Potter are head over heels, and excited to say good-bye to New York City and start a life together in Sam's sleepy hometown … Continue reading Goodnight Beautiful #BookReview @harperbooks #bookworm #thriller #goodnightbeautiful

The Chain #BookReview #thechain @mulhollandbooks @littlebrown @adrianmckinty #thriller #bookworm

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: When a mother is targeted by a dangerous group of masterminds, she must commit a crime to save her kidnapped daughter — or risk losing her forever — in this “propulsive and original” thriller (Stephen King). It’s something parents do every morning: Rachel Klein drops her daughter at the … Continue reading The Chain #BookReview #thechain @mulhollandbooks @littlebrown @adrianmckinty #thriller #bookworm

Magic Dark and Strange – #BlogTour & #BookReview #magicdarkandstrange @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy #historicalfiction

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes in this thrilling historical fantasy about a girl with the ability to raise the dead who must delve into her city’s dangerous magical underworld to stop a series of murders. Catherine Daly has an unusual talent. By day she works for a printer. But … Continue reading Magic Dark and Strange – #BlogTour & #BookReview #magicdarkandstrange @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy #historicalfiction

Poisoned #BookReview #bookworm @scholastic #jenniferdonnelly #yafantasy #poisonedbook #retelling

Synopsis from Scholastic: Once upon a time, a girl named Sophie rode into the forest with the queen’s huntsman. Her lips were the color of ripe cherries, her skin as soft as new-fallen snow, her hair as dark as midnight. When they stopped to rest, the huntsman took out his knife…and took Sophie’s heart. It … Continue reading Poisoned #BookReview #bookworm @scholastic #jenniferdonnelly #yafantasy #poisonedbook #retelling

The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Enjoy family-friendly recipes that are ready in no time, when you've got no time, from New York Times bestselling author, online phenomenon, and TV star Ayesha Curry. Ayesha Curry knows what it's like to have so much on your plate you can barely think about dinner. But she also … Continue reading The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food

You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

Synopsis Provided by PR by the Book LLC: Tell me about a talent you wish you had. What about a time when you wanted something you couldn’t have? Tell me about an animal you would be if you could. It’s a game, inside a book, and it’s how we play in the time of Covid! … Continue reading You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

Confessions on the 7:45 #BookReview #confessionsonthe745 @parkrowbooks @lisaunger #thrillers #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: From master of suspense Lisa Unger comes a riveting thriller about a chance encounter that unravels a stunning web of lies and deceit. Be careful to whom you tell your darkest secrets… Selena Murphy is commuting home from her job in the city when the train stalls out on the tracks. She … Continue reading Confessions on the 7:45 #BookReview #confessionsonthe745 @parkrowbooks @lisaunger #thrillers #bookworm

A Golden Fury – #BookReview & #BlogTour @smcohoe @wednesdaybooks #yafantasy #bookworm #agoldenfury

Synopsis from NetGalley: In her debut novel A Golden Fury, Samantha Cohoe weaves a story of magic and danger, where the curse of the Philosopher’s Stone will haunt you long after the final page. Thea Hope longs to be an alchemist out of the shadow of her famous mother. The two of them are close … Continue reading A Golden Fury – #BookReview & #BlogTour @smcohoe @wednesdaybooks #yafantasy #bookworm #agoldenfury

The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: The Line Tender meets The Secret Horses of Briar Hill in this hopeful, heartfelt story about one girl’s search for legendary horses and her quest to piece her family back together. Twelve-year-old Claire Barton doesn’t like the “flutter feeling” that fills her chest when she worries about the future, but … Continue reading The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

#Cookish – #Cookbook #BookReview #cooking #recipe #bookworm @voraciousbooks #christopherkimballmilkstreet

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Throw together fast, flavorful meals in no time with just a handful of ingredients with 200 highly cookable, delicious, and incredibly simple recipes from the James Beard Award-winning team at Milk Street. In Cookish, Christopher Kimball and his team of cooks and editors harness the most powerful cooking principles … Continue reading #Cookish – #Cookbook #BookReview #cooking #recipe #bookworm @voraciousbooks #christopherkimballmilkstreet

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue #BookReview @veschwab @torbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #books

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Detailed blog post of my most amazing bookmail Here! In the vein of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab’s genre-defying tour de force. A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never … Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue #BookReview @veschwab @torbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #books

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

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 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

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

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