The Sweetness of Water #BookReview #thesweetnessofwater #historicalfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry—freed by the Emancipation Proclamation—seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle. The Walkers, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an … Continue reading The Sweetness of Water #BookReview #thesweetnessofwater #historicalfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

No Regrets #BookReview #noregrets #bookworm #womensfiction #chicklit @harper360 @tabithawebbuk

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Best friends Stella, Ana and Dixie have always lived life to the full. But now they’re approaching their forties, reality is starting to kill the mood… Stella loves her children, but misses her glittering career. Plus she can’t even remember the last time she had sex. Ana is trying for a baby … Continue reading No Regrets #BookReview #noregrets #bookworm #womensfiction #chicklit @harper360 @tabithawebbuk

Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place — not a house, but … Continue reading Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: This "fight or flight" manual for life (the fake one you live on the internet and the one you actually live) will help you power through your worst days so you can enjoy the good ones. “I’m not here asking you to fix yourself. There’s nothing wrong with you, okay? … Continue reading How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

Made in Korea #BookReview #madeinkorea #youngadultbooks #yacontemporary #bookworm @simonteen

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Frankly in Love meets Shark Tank in this feel-good romantic comedy about two entrepreneurial Korean American teens who butt heads—and maybe fall in love—while running competing Korean beauty businesses at their high school. There’s nothing Valerie Kwon loves more than making a good sale. Together with her cousin Charlie, they … Continue reading Made in Korea #BookReview #madeinkorea #youngadultbooks #yacontemporary #bookworm @simonteen

Last Gate of the Emperor #BookReview @scholastic #lastgateoftheemperor #middlegradebooks #mglit #sciencefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in New Addis — a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family… and his only friends. Often in trouble for his thrill-seeking antics and smart mouth, those same … Continue reading Last Gate of the Emperor #BookReview @scholastic #lastgateoftheemperor #middlegradebooks #mglit #sciencefiction #bookworm

Down Comes the Night #BookReview @wednesdaybooks #downcomesthenight @allisonhsaft #bookworm #yafantasy #youngadultbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Allison Saft’s Down Comes the Night is a snow-drenched romantic fantasy that keeps you racing through the pages long into the night. He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she's been dismissed from the … Continue reading Down Comes the Night #BookReview @wednesdaybooks #downcomesthenight @allisonhsaft #bookworm #yafantasy #youngadultbooks

Sock on the Loose #BookReview #sockontheloose @mackidsbooks @conormcglauflin #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In his debut picture book Sock on the Loose, author-illustrator Conor McGlauflin takes you on a fun, sock-filled, adventure about finding yourself and discovering your way back home. Socks come in twos, snuggled up in your shoes. At night they sleep tight, matching pairs in a row. Until—wait a minute!—oh no! … Continue reading Sock on the Loose #BookReview #sockontheloose @mackidsbooks @conormcglauflin #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm

Luster #BookReview @fsgbooks #luster #bookworm #romance @ravenleilani @fiercereads

Synopsis from Goodreads: Luster sees a young black woman figuring her way into life as an artist and into love in this darkly comic novel. She meets Eric, a digital archivist with a family in New Jersey, including an autopsist wife who has agreed to an open marriage. In this world of contemporary sexual manners … Continue reading Luster #BookReview @fsgbooks #luster #bookworm #romance @ravenleilani @fiercereads

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

All Boys Aren’t Blue #BookReview #allboysarentblue #bookworm @fsgbooks @fiercereads #memoir @iamgmjohnson

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual … Continue reading All Boys Aren’t Blue #BookReview #allboysarentblue #bookworm @fsgbooks @fiercereads #memoir @iamgmjohnson

Songs from the Deep – #BookReview & #BlogTour #songsfromthedeep @simonteen #yafantasy #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A girl searches for a killer on an island where deadly sirens lurk just beneath the waves in this gripping, atmospheric debut novel. The sea holds many secrets. Moira Alexander has always been fascinated by the deadly sirens who lurk along the shores of her island town. Even though their … Continue reading Songs from the Deep – #BookReview & #BlogTour #songsfromthedeep @simonteen #yafantasy #bookworm

The Furies #BookReview #thefuries @stmartinspress

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In 1998, a sixteen-year-old girl is found dead. She’s posed on a swing on her boarding school’s property, dressed all in white, with no known cause of death. Whispers and rumors swirl, with no answers. But there are a few who know what happened; there is one girl who will never … Continue reading The Furies #BookReview #thefuries @stmartinspress

One Night Gone #BookReview #onenightgone @taralwrites @harlequinbooks

Synopsis from Harlequin: One sultry summer, Maureen Haddaway arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew—to achieve her destiny. There, she finds herself lured by the promise of friendship, love, starry skies, and wild parties. But Maureen’s new life just might be too good to be true, and before the … Continue reading One Night Gone #BookReview #onenightgone @taralwrites @harlequinbooks

Hope is Our Only Wing #BookReview @soho_press #hopeisouronlywing

Synopsis from Soho Press: Rutendo Tavengerwei’s unforgettable novel—spanning Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom—offers a beautiful and honest look at adolescence, friendship, and the capacity for courage. For fifteen-year-old Shamiso, hope is nothing but a leap into darkness. Grief-stricken and confused after her father’s mysterious death in a car crash, she’s shipped off to boarding school. … Continue reading Hope is Our Only Wing #BookReview @soho_press #hopeisouronlywing

After the Flood #BookReview #aftertheflood #bookworm #bookblogger @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent. A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America’s great coastal cities and then its heartland, leaving nothing … Continue reading After the Flood #BookReview #aftertheflood #bookworm #bookblogger @wmmorrowbooks

All the Water in the World #BookReview #allthewaterintheworld @scribnerbooks

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A stunning debut novel about a teenage girl and her mother as they grapple with first love, family secrets, and tragedy. Maddy is sixteen. Smart, funny, and profound, she has loyal friends, a mother with whom she’s unusually close, a father she’s never met, devoted grandparents, and a crush on … Continue reading All the Water in the World #BookReview #allthewaterintheworld @scribnerbooks

Orpheus Girl #BookReview #OrpheusGirl @soho_press @Brynne_RH

Synopsis from Soho Press: In her debut novel, award–winning poet Brynne Rebele-Henry re-imagines the epic of Orpheus as a love story between two teen girls in rural Texas. Abandoned by a single mother she never knew, 16-year-old Raya—obsessed with ancient myths—lives with her grandmother in a small conservative Texas town. For years Raya has hidden … Continue reading Orpheus Girl #BookReview #OrpheusGirl @soho_press @Brynne_RH

The Escape Room #BookReview #theescaperoom @stmartinspress @megangoldin

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Megan Goldin's unforgettable debut, The Escape Room, four young Wall Street rising stars discover the price of ambition when an escape room challenge turns into a lethal game of revenge. Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive. In the lucrative world of finance, Vincent, Jules, … Continue reading The Escape Room #BookReview #theescaperoom @stmartinspress @megangoldin

How Not to Die Alone #BookReview #hownottodiealone @putnambooks @richardroper

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Smart, darkly funny, and life-affirming, How Not to Die Alone is the bighearted debut novel we all need, for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, it’s a story about love, loneliness, and the importance of taking a chance when we feel we have the most to lose. Andrew’s been … Continue reading How Not to Die Alone #BookReview #hownottodiealone @putnambooks @richardroper

Again, but Better Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal -- but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change -- there's nothing like moving to a … Continue reading Again, but Better Review

All of Us with Wings #Review #allofuswithwings @soho_press

Synopsis from Soho Press: Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old who lives with her rockstar family in one of the city’s storybook Victorians. Xochi accepts a position as Pallas’s live-in … Continue reading All of Us with Wings #Review #allofuswithwings @soho_press

Wicked Saints – #Review & Blog Tour #wickedsaints @wednesdaybooks

Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war. In a centuries-long war where beauty and … Continue reading Wicked Saints – #Review & Blog Tour #wickedsaints @wednesdaybooks

Dear Rachel Maddow #Review #dearrachelmaddow @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Adrienne Kisner's Dear Rachel Maddow, a high school girl deals with school politics and life after her brother’s death by drafting emails to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow in this funny and heartfelt YA debut. Brynn Haper's life has one steadying force--Rachel Maddow. She watches her daily, and after writing to … Continue reading Dear Rachel Maddow #Review #dearrachelmaddow @feiwelfriends

Twelve Steps to Normal Review

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can’t be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger. Kira’s Twelve Steps To A Normal Life 1. Accept Grams is gone. 2. Learn to forgive Dad. 3. … Continue reading Twelve Steps to Normal 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