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

March & April 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #bookreview

Hi Everyone! The months just come by and gone so quickly! Turns out I didn’t get a chance to do a wrap up for March as I planned so this month I will have both months. It will be a long list of books like I have always wanted. I always admire how others could … Continue reading March & April 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #bookreview

Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose #BookReview #onlymydogknowsipickmynose #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Synopsis from Goodreads: A hilarious and tender picture book perfect for fans of No, David that insightfully explores the inner world of a child. The picture book debut from the New York Times bestselling author of I Survived, Lauren Tarshis! To the outside world, it might look like you do everything right: eat your broccoli, … Continue reading Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose #BookReview #onlymydogknowsipickmynose #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Central Park #BookReview #centralpark #mystery #thriller @littlebrown #bookworm #book

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: From the #1 international bestselling author: a woman wakes up on a Central Park bench with no memory of how she got there in this “unpredictable and moving psychological thriller that keeps you holding your breath” (Métro) Alice, a fierce and respected Parisian cop, wakes up on a Central Park … Continue reading Central Park #BookReview #centralpark #mystery #thriller @littlebrown #bookworm #book

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

Find You First #BookReview #findyoufirst #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks @linwood_barclay #thrillers

Synopsis from HarperCollins: The New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch and master of psychological suspense returns with a riveting thriller in which the possible heirs of a dying tech millionaire are mysteriously being eliminated, one by one. “Find You First starts with a bang and ends with an even bigger one. . . … Continue reading Find You First #BookReview #findyoufirst #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks @linwood_barclay #thrillers

The Maidens #BookReview #themaidens #bookworm #mysterybook #thrillerbook @celadonbooks @alexmichaelides

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession, that further cements “Michaelides as a major player in the field” (Publishers Weekly). Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca … Continue reading The Maidens #BookReview #themaidens #bookworm #mysterybook #thrillerbook @celadonbooks @alexmichaelides

Curls #BookReview #boardbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls. Me Morning Mirror Smile Shine big hair love This simple, playful, and beautiful board book stars four friends who celebrate the joy of their hairstyles from bouncing curls to swinging braids. … Continue reading Curls #BookReview #boardbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Something’s Wrong #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #bookworm @iamjoryjohn @erin_kraan @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A hilarious picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day! Jeff the bear has definitely forgotten something. He ate his breakfast, he watered his plant, he combed his fur…what … Continue reading Something’s Wrong #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #bookworm @iamjoryjohn @erin_kraan @mackidsbooks

Every Waking Hour #BookReview #everywakinghour #thriller #bookworm @slipperywhisper @minotaurbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The fourth book in Joanna Schaffhausen's heartpounding Ellery Hathaway mystery series, Every Waking Hour.... After surviving a serial killer’s abduction as a young teenager, Ellery Hathaway is finally attempting a normal life. She has a new job as a rookie Boston detective and a fledgling relationship with Reed Markham, the FBI … Continue reading Every Waking Hour #BookReview #everywakinghour #thriller #bookworm @slipperywhisper @minotaurbooks

Cars, Signs, and Porcupines #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Ethan Long's Cars, Signs, and Porcupines is the third book in the Happy County preschool picture book series featuring cars, trucks, signs, counting, and maps. Rise and shine for another bustling day in Happy County! The roads are filled with people in vehicles traveling through town. There are cars, trucks, buses, … Continue reading Cars, Signs, and Porcupines #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A wickedly funny new series for ages six and up from the creator of Where Bear?, Pass It On and the Pom Pom series, with colour illustrations throughout. Jeanie’s Grandma is BAD. Not bad like a vampire or a gangster or anything, more like . . . up to no good. Sometimes … Continue reading Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

A Psalm for the Wild-Built #BookReview #apsalmforthewildbuilt @tordotcompub #bookworm #lgbtbooks #sciencefiction

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk & Robot series gives us hope for the future. It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; … Continue reading A Psalm for the Wild-Built #BookReview #apsalmforthewildbuilt @tordotcompub #bookworm #lgbtbooks #sciencefiction

February 2021 Wrap Up #bookworm #readingwrapup #wrapup #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! Hope your February was fantastic! Mine was! I received some amazing bookmails! (Yeah, it's mid March, better late than never!) The Echo Wife was an excellent read! I was fortunate to received 2 copies so I was able to host a giveaway for one. In February, I read a debut, Down Comes the … Continue reading February 2021 Wrap Up #bookworm #readingwrapup #wrapup #monthlywrapup

The Love Square #BookReview #thelovesquare @harper360 #chicklit #bookworm #adultfiction #britishlit

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Men are like buses. You wait for one… Penny Bridge has always been unlucky in love. So she can’t believe it when she meets a remarkable new man. Followed by another. And then another… And all of them want to date her. Penny has to choose between three. But are any of … Continue reading The Love Square #BookReview #thelovesquare @harper360 #chicklit #bookworm #adultfiction #britishlit

Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Landry Walker and Eric Jones' Pepper Page Saves the Universe is a middle-grade futuristic superhero story about a shy comic book girl-geek becoming her own superhero inspiration! The year is 2421. Awkward and shy, Pepper buries herself in the universe of the classic fictional superhero Supernova to avoid dealing with the … Continue reading Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Bloom #BookReview #bloom #mglit #middlegradebooks @skinnerwrites #bookworm @harper360

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A beautifully written, incredibly original and wickedly funny novel for readers of 10 and older – BLOOM is for everyone who has ever felt like they didn’t fit in, and for anyone who has ever wanted a little more colour and wildness in their lives… Sorrel Fallowfield is growing up – in … Continue reading Bloom #BookReview #bloom #mglit #middlegradebooks @skinnerwrites #bookworm @harper360

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

Warriors: Skyclan and the Stranger #BookReview #warriorsskyclanandthestranger #bookworm @harper360

Synopsis from Edelweiss: A full-color collection of three graphic novel adventures from the world of Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warriors series—never before available in color! This epic volume contains all three books in the SkyClan and the Stranger trilogy—The Rescue, Beyond the Code, and After the Flood. With newly colorized art, this stand-alone adventure is … Continue reading Warriors: Skyclan and the Stranger #BookReview #warriorsskyclanandthestranger #bookworm @harper360

The Pull of the Stars #BookReview #thepullofthestars @littlebrown #bookworm @edonoghuewriter

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have come down with the terrible new Flu are quarantined together. Into Julia’s regimented world step two outsiders — Doctor Kathleen Lynn, a rumoured Rebel … Continue reading The Pull of the Stars #BookReview #thepullofthestars @littlebrown #bookworm @edonoghuewriter

January 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookworm @fsgbooks @celadonbooks @torbooks

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. We are a week into February already. I didn't plan on posting my reading wrap up so late but better late than never. So in January I read 5 books, where only one was from a TBR stack! I'm such a mood reader but I do want to … Continue reading January 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookworm @fsgbooks @celadonbooks @torbooks

The Echo Wife #BookReview @gaileyfrey #theechowife @torbooks #bookworm #sciencefiction #thrillers

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: I’m embarrassed, still, by how long it took me to notice. Everything was right there in the open, right there in front of me, but it still took me so long to see the person I had married. It took me so long to hate him. Martine is a genetically cloned … Continue reading The Echo Wife #BookReview @gaileyfrey #theechowife @torbooks #bookworm #sciencefiction #thrillers

Fantastic #Bookmail and #Giveaway @torbooks #bookworm #theechowife @gaileyfrey

Hi Everyone! How are you? I have just received this fantastic and most amazing Bookmail ❤️ I'm hosting an Instagram giveaway starting today and ending on pub date 2/16/21! Please visit Instagram to join in! My handle is @howusefulitis 😊 I'm so excited to read and share my extra copy of this new mystery thriller … Continue reading Fantastic #Bookmail and #Giveaway @torbooks #bookworm #theechowife @gaileyfrey

The Silent Patient #BookReview @alexmichaelides @celadonbooks #bookworm #thriller #thesilentpatient

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a … Continue reading The Silent Patient #BookReview @alexmichaelides @celadonbooks #bookworm #thriller #thesilentpatient

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

The Wild Robot #BookReview #thewildrobot #middlegradebooks @littlebrownyr @itspeterbrown #bookworm

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has … Continue reading The Wild Robot #BookReview #thewildrobot #middlegradebooks @littlebrownyr @itspeterbrown #bookworm

The Plot #BookReview @celadonbooks #theplot #bookworm @jeanhanffkoreli #thrillers

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Hailed as "breathtakingly suspenseful," Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot is a propulsive read about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it. Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he’s teaching in a third-rate MFA program and … Continue reading The Plot #BookReview @celadonbooks #theplot #bookworm @jeanhanffkoreli #thrillers

Reading Year 2020 in Review

Hi Everyone! Happy New Year! 2021 is here! Whoa! A new decade and I'm happy to be around to see it. Last year I challenged myself to read 100 books and I met my goal with some help by reading picture books to my daughter, otherwise, I have reviewed 71 books on my blog. I'm … Continue reading Reading Year 2020 in Review