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

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

A Game of Thrones #BookReview @randomhouse #agameofthrones #bookworm @grrmspeaking

Synopsis from Random House: Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King’s Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert’s name. There his family dwells in peace and comfort: his proud wife, Catelyn; his sons Robb, … Continue reading A Game of Thrones #BookReview @randomhouse #agameofthrones #bookworm @grrmspeaking

Amelia Fang and the Unicorns of Glitteropolis #BookReview #ameliafang @lillustrator @delacortepress @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The second book in a hilarious heavily illustrated middle-grade series for reluctant readers starring a vampire girl, Amelia Fang. Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang and her friends love their dark and gloomy world … Continue reading Amelia Fang and the Unicorns of Glitteropolis #BookReview #ameliafang @lillustrator @delacortepress @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball #BookReview #ameliafang @delacortepress @lillustrator #middlegradebooks #bookworm #fantasybooks

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: A hilarious illustrated middle grade series for reluctant readers starring a vampire girl, Amelia Fang. Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang would much rather hang out with her pet pumpkin Squashy and her friends … Continue reading Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball #BookReview #ameliafang @delacortepress @lillustrator #middlegradebooks #bookworm #fantasybooks

April 2020 Wrap-Up and Cover Release #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! April was a great month! I'm no longer sick and I started going outside more. I just walked around my driveway sunbathing, planting flowers, picking out weeds, playing on the scooters with my son, and jumping ropes after breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Being active and getting a bit of sunshine really helps make … Continue reading April 2020 Wrap-Up and Cover Release #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Supernova #BookReview #supernova @fiercereads @marissa_meyer @feiwelfriends #bookworm #yafantasy

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: All's fair in love and anarchy in Supernova, the epic conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer's thrilling Renegades Trilogy This volume sees Nova and Adrian struggling to keep their secret identities concealed while the battle rages on between their alter egos, their allies, and their greatest fears come … Continue reading Supernova #BookReview #supernova @fiercereads @marissa_meyer @feiwelfriends #bookworm #yafantasy

Havenfall #BookReview #havenfall @bloomsburykids #bookworm #yafantasy @sara_holland

Synopsis from Bloomsbury: A safe haven between four realms. The girl sworn to protect it--at any cost. New York Times bestselling author Sara Holland crafts a breathtaking new contemporary fantasy perfect for fans of Melissa Albert and Holly Black. Hidden deep in the mountains of Colorado lies the Inn at Havenfall, a sanctuary that connects … Continue reading Havenfall #BookReview #havenfall @bloomsburykids #bookworm #yafantasy @sara_holland

The Raven Boys #BookReview #theravenboys @scholastic @mstiefvater #bookworm #bookblogger

Synopsis from Scholastic: "There are only two reasons a non–seer would see a spirit on St. Mark's Eve," Neeve said. "Either you're his true love…or you killed him." It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon–to–be dead walk past. … Continue reading The Raven Boys #BookReview #theravenboys @scholastic @mstiefvater #bookworm #bookblogger

Archenemies #BookReview @fiercereads @marissameyer #bookworm #yafantasy @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The Renegades Trilogy continues, in this fiercely awaited second installment after the New York Times-bestselling Renegades by Marissa Meyer, author of the Lunar Chronicles. Time is running out. Together, they can save the world. But they each other’s worst nightmare. Nova’s double life is about to get a lot more complicated: … Continue reading Archenemies #BookReview @fiercereads @marissameyer #bookworm #yafantasy @feiwelfriends

Renegades #BookReview #renegades @marissa_meyer @fiercereads @squarefishbooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal . . . . From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marissa Meyer comes the New York Times-bestselling YA novel Renegades. Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from … Continue reading Renegades #BookReview #renegades @marissa_meyer @fiercereads @squarefishbooks #bookworm

Seven Endless Forests #BookReview @fiercereads @mackidsbooks @fsgbooks #sevenendlessforests #retelling #yafantasy #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Seven Endless Forests, the gorgeous standalone companion to the critically acclaimed fantasy The Boneless Mercies, April Genevieve Tucholke spins a bold and blood-hungry retelling of the King Arthur legend that is perfect for fans of Naomi Novik, Garth Nix, and Laini Taylor. On the heels of a devastating plague, Torvi’s … Continue reading Seven Endless Forests #BookReview @fiercereads @mackidsbooks @fsgbooks #sevenendlessforests #retelling #yafantasy #bookworm

A Constellation of Roses #BookReview @HarperTeen #aconstellationofroses #bookworm @wunderkindpr

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Perfect for fans of Tell Me Three Things and The Astonishing Color of After, A Constellation of Roses is brimming with a magic all its own—lovable and flawed characters, an evocative setting, and friendships to treasure. Ever since her troubled mother abandoned her, Trix McCabe has preferred to stay on the move. … Continue reading A Constellation of Roses #BookReview @HarperTeen #aconstellationofroses #bookworm @wunderkindpr

November 2019 Wrap-Up #wrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! How's your November? Mine's great! This month, I'm so lucky to have the opportunity to read new books that won't be available until January 2020 and after. Above, you will see my stack of books that goes as far as February 2020! Please see below for links to my reviews. 1. How to … Continue reading November 2019 Wrap-Up #wrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Quidditch Through the Ages #BookReview #quidditchthroughtheages #bookworm

Synopsis from Arthur A. Levine Books: If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through The Ages. This limited edition is a copy of the volume in Hogwarts School … Continue reading Quidditch Through the Ages #BookReview #quidditchthroughtheages #bookworm

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

Dark and Deepest Red Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: With Anna-Marie McLemore's signature lush prose, Dark and Deepest Red pairs the forbidding magic of a fairy tale with a modern story of passion and betrayal. Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion … Continue reading Dark and Deepest Red Review

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

July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

Hi Everyone! Bye Bye August and Hello September! At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself into reading 100 books this year and so far I have read and reviewed 50 books on my blog. Now it's September and my daughter is now 1 month old, I fear I may not able to reach … Continue reading July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

The Memory Thief #BookReview #thememorythief @blinkyabooks @laurenmansy

Synopsis from Blink YA Books: In the city of Craewick, memories reign. The power-obsessed ruler of the city, Madame, has cultivated a society in which memories are currency, citizens are divided by ability, and Gifted individuals can take memories from others through touch as they please. Seventeen-year-old Etta Lark is desperate to live outside of … Continue reading The Memory Thief #BookReview #thememorythief @blinkyabooks @laurenmansy

The Wickerlight #BookReview #wickerlight #marywatson @bloomsburypub

Synopsis from Bloomsbury Publishing: In this lush, magical thriller for fans of the Raven Cycle and The Hazel Wood, one girl's murder investigation leads her into an ancient magical war. It's been two months since Zara's sister Laila was found lifeless on the village green of the small Irish town Kilshamble, not a mark on … Continue reading The Wickerlight #BookReview #wickerlight #marywatson @bloomsburypub

The Wren Hunt #BookReview #reread @bloomsburypub #marywatson

Synopsis from Bloomsbury Publishing: Thrilling, atmospheric, and filled with ancient magic, this lyrically written YA debut is perfect for readers of The Raven Cycle and Wink Poppy Midnight. Every Christmas, Wren is chased through the woods near her isolated Irish village by her family's enemies--the Judges--and there's nothing that she or her grandfather can do … Continue reading The Wren Hunt #BookReview #reread @bloomsburypub #marywatson

April & May 2019 Wrap Up

Hi Everyone! Happy first day of June! I hope you are making the most out of your time. I know I am. I have been home full-time since the second week of April and have been able to read and review more books. I love this opportunity. I am now nearly 8 months pregnant and … Continue reading April & May 2019 Wrap Up

The Girl in Red #BookReview #thegirlinred @berkleypub #christinahenry

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From the national bestselling author of Alice comes a postapocalyptic take on the perennial classic “Little Red Riding Hood”…about a woman who isn’t as defenseless as she seems. It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and … Continue reading The Girl in Red #BookReview #thegirlinred @berkleypub #christinahenry

The Kingdom #BookReview #thekingdom @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A half-android, half-human girl is accused of murder in Jess Rothenberg's tautly-paced YA thriller, The Kingdom, perfect for fans of Westworld and The Lunar Chronicles. Welcome to the Kingdom… where "Happily Ever After" isn’t just a promise, but a rule. Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom™ is an … Continue reading The Kingdom #BookReview #thekingdom @mackidsbooks @henryholt

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

Stepsister #Review #stepsister @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: A startlingly fresh, fiercely feminist reimagining of Cinderella from the bestselling, Printz Honor-winning author Jennifer Donnelly. Isabelle should be blissfully happy — she's about to marry a prince. Except that Isabelle isn't the girl who lost the slipper. And the glass shoe on her foot is filling with blood . . . … Continue reading Stepsister #Review #stepsister @scholastic

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