The Year of Living Awkwardly Review

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Mean Girls as lovably flawed high school student Chloe Snow chronicles another year in her life while she navigates the highs and lows of family, friendship, school, and love in a diary that sparkles with humor and warmth. It’s Chloe Snow’s sophomore year of high school, … Continue reading The Year of Living Awkwardly Review

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Local Girl Missing Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The old Victorian pier was a thing of beauty until it was allowed to decay. It was where the youth of Oldcliffe-on-Sea would go to hang out. It’s also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier disappeared eighteen years ago. Francesca Howe, known as Frankie, was Sophie’s best friend, and even now she is haunted … Continue reading Local Girl Missing Review 

The Hate U Give Review – Buddy Read with Debbie @ DebbiesLibrary

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon … Continue reading The Hate U Give Review – Buddy Read with Debbie @ DebbiesLibrary

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don’t invite her to parties. Some are big, like that fact that her father may be having an affair. And then there’s the one that she can barely even admit to herself—the one about … Continue reading It’s Not Like It’s a Secret Review 

March 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Happy end of March and Welcome to April! I'm super happy for Spring! It's my most favorite season. I like seeing new flowers, green grass, and little sprigs of leaves on the trees. Birds chirping to wake me up in the morning and sunshine are the best! Here is my March reading and reviewing … Continue reading March 2017 Wrap-Up

Harry Potter Book Tag

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are doing well! Posting tags/awards has been long overdue for me. I used to do them often and then book reviews takes over.. 🙂 Before the month ends and April fools welcomes us to another month, I have decided to tackle on a tag of my most favorite book, Harry Potter!  … Continue reading Harry Potter Book Tag

Long May She Reign Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would much rather research in her laboratory than participate in the intrigues of court. However, when an extravagant banquet turns deadly and the king and those closest to him … Continue reading Long May She Reign Review

Together Always Review 

Synopsis from Sterling Publishing Website: When you’re the best of friends, you’re always together in spirit—even if you’re far away. Goat and Pig are best friends who do everything together in their little orchard. But one day, Goat wants to venture out in the world . . . while Pig wants to stay home. And … Continue reading Together Always Review 

February 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! It's time to wrap up February! This month I read and reviewed 11 books (5 kids books and 6 regular). I am so happy and blessed to have read many great books! As you can see my numerous 5 stars below! 🙂 Please follow the link to read my reviews. Toward the end of this month … Continue reading February 2017 Wrap-Up

Everything You Want Me To Be Review

Synopsis from NetGalley: Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront...and she inches closer and closer to her death. High school senior Hattie Hoffman has spent her whole life … Continue reading Everything You Want Me To Be Review

A True Princess of Hawaii Review 

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Nani has always dreamed of being a princess. When a real Hawaiian princess comes to her hometown of Hilo, Nani dresses in her best clothes. But as she watches Princess Luka, who has come to save the town from a volcanic lava flow, Nani learns that there is more to being … Continue reading A True Princess of Hawaii Review 

The Upside of Unrequited Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited Review 

The Leaf Reader Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Like a contemporary take on Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle, Marnie Wells comes face-to-face with the occult, discovering she can tell the future by reading tea leaves. Marnie Wells knows that she creeps people out. It’s not really her fault; her brother is always in trouble, and her grandmother, who’s been their guardian … Continue reading The Leaf Reader Review 

Otis the Owl Review 

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: In beautifully detailed photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby barred owl’s life. The huge eyes and fluffy feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how barred owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis … Continue reading Otis the Owl Review 

Corruption Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The thrilling finale to bestselling author Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption series. How do you live with yourself when you’ve deceived the one you love? How do you move on when the person you’ve been fighting to save betrays you? Two years ago, Maggie Stevens began the hunt. Four weeks ago, Maggie’s world fell … Continue reading Corruption Review 

Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos Review 

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Long ago, the Old Ones were bad. They drank all the water, ate all the pine nuts, and left nothing for the other creatures. Sinawav the coyote punished them by turning them into rocky hoodoos. Now when children misbehave, their Paiute elders remind them that they too could be turned into … Continue reading Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos Review 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Synopsis from Scholastic Inc: Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her “Super Mom.” After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl so … Continue reading Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Review

I See You Review

Synopsis from NetGalley: The author of the smash bestseller, I Let You Go, propels readers into a dark and claustrophobic thriller, in which a normal, everyday woman becomes trapped in the confines of her normal, everyday world...Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place … Continue reading I See You Review

Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl Review 

Synopsis from the Author's Website: Based on the true story of Cinnamon, this tale addresses the reality of puppy mills while keeping the story light, warm, and accessible to young readers. Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl is the third in the award-winning Sashi series of children's books. (Follow link to visit the author's website). … Continue reading Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl Review 

My not so Perfect Life Review 

Synopsis from Random House: Everywhere Katie Brenner looks, someone else is living the life she longs for—particularly her boss Demeter Farlowe. Demeter is brilliant and creative, lives with her perfect family in a posh London townhouse, and wears the coolest clothes. Katie’s life, meanwhile, is a daily struggle—from her dismal rental to her oddball flatmates … Continue reading My not so Perfect Life Review 

January 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Hope you all have a great reading month in January and I wish you all to have another great reading month in February! This month I read & reviewed 12 books (8 regular and 4 children's books). The link on the title is where you can find my reviews of each book. The … Continue reading January 2017 Wrap-Up

Sashi Adopts a Brother Review

Synopsis from the Author's Website: In this latest adventure, Sashi Adopts a Brother, the spunky little Sheltie assists her new family as they foster for Shetland Sheepdog Rescue, looking after other Shelties until they find “forever homes”. Following on the heels of her first Sashi story, Linda Greiner gives us a moving account of Sheltie … Continue reading Sashi Adopts a Brother Review

Books I Read and Reviewed in 2016

Here is a list of Books I have read and reviewed in 2016. A total of 56 Books. In Goodreads, my profile will show that I have read and reviewed 112 books, but that will include children's picture books too. You can go to Reviews by Titles to find the links to my reviews of these … Continue reading Books I Read and Reviewed in 2016

My Favorite Reads of 2016

Hi Everyone! I have decided to make this post because I thought books I love deserved a bit of attention. You may think it's too late to make this post, but hey, it's still January! Here are books I rated 5 stars when I read them in the year of 2016. The published date may … Continue reading My Favorite Reads of 2016

Princess of Tyrone Review 

Synopsis provided by the Author: Apolline is happy hunting magical creatures on her pirate infested outer-perimeter planet. She is a fantastic shot, and doesn’t flinch at the blood and guts of her kills. Never once did she consider she could be the missing Princess of Tyrone. All her life, she has heard the story of the Princess, … Continue reading Princess of Tyrone Review 

Sashi the Scared Little Sheltie Review 

Synopsis from the Author's Website: Sashi, the Scared Little Sheltie is the true story about a little dog who loses her home for only doing what comes naturally to a pup bred to be a herder—she chases everything that moves. She doesn’t understand why she is left at an animal shelter and, because she cowers … Continue reading Sashi the Scared Little Sheltie Review 

The Night Circus Review – Buddy Read with Shi at BookwormInk

About: The Night Circus is a fiction novel written by Erin Morgenstern. It was published on 9/13/11 by Doubleday, 400 pages. The genres are fantasy, fiction, romance, and historical fiction. This book seems to be the author's only published book. BUDDY READ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Questions from Shi @ Bookworm Ink: 1) If you were … Continue reading The Night Circus Review – Buddy Read with Shi at BookwormInk

Whistling Wings Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Can a swan survive without winter migration? Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly—too long for Marcel, so he hides in the rushes to stay behind while his parents and the flock continue south. … Continue reading Whistling Wings Review

By Your Side Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: In this irresistible story, Kasie West explores the timeless question of what to do when you fall for the person you least expect. Witty and romantic, this paperback original from a fan favorite is perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins and Morgan Matson. When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the … Continue reading By Your Side Review

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Review 

Synopsis from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual … Continue reading Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Review 

The Shadow Queen Review 

Synopsis from Goodreads: Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more … Continue reading The Shadow Queen Review