The Midnight Lie #BookReview @marierutkoski #themidnightlie @fiercereads #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Set in the world of the New York Times–bestselling Winner’s Trilogy, Marie Rutkoski's The Midnight Lie is an epic LGBTQ romantic fantasy about learning to free ourselves from the lies others tell us—and the lies we tell ourselves. Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are … Continue reading The Midnight Lie #BookReview @marierutkoski #themidnightlie @fiercereads #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

The House in the Cerulean Sea #BookReview #thehouseintheceruleansea @macmillanaudio @tjklune @torbooks #bookworm #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being … Continue reading The House in the Cerulean Sea #BookReview #thehouseintheceruleansea @macmillanaudio @tjklune @torbooks #bookworm #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

The Weekend Away #BookReview #bookworm #theweekendaway @harper360 @sarahalderson #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks

Soon to be a Netflix Original Movie (see publisher’s website). Synopsis from HarperCollins: Two friends go on holiday. Only one comes back. Orla and Kate have been best friends forever. Together they’ve faced it all – be it Orla’s struggles as a new mother or Kate’s messy divorce. And whatever else happens in their lives, … Continue reading The Weekend Away #BookReview #bookworm #theweekendaway @harper360 @sarahalderson #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks

All of Us Villains #BookReview @amandafoody @torteen #allofusvillains #yafantasy #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The blockbuster co-writing debut of Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman, All of Us Villains begins a dark tale of ambition and magick… You Fell in Love with the Victors of the Hunger Games.Now Prepare to Meet the Villains of the Blood Veil. The Blood Moon rises. The Blood Veil falls. … Continue reading All of Us Villains #BookReview @amandafoody @torteen #allofusvillains #yafantasy #bookworm

Thankful #BookReview #thankful #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful. I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.Who whisper the same poem every night … Continue reading Thankful #BookReview #thankful #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Disney’s Treasury of Children’s Classics was an excellent read! So many stories (22 stories to be exact) collected into one book. Took me many months to finish reading it for my daughter. Each story ended with how Disney made the story into an animated movie. It’s definitely cool to read about the animated movie making … Continue reading Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Hi Everyone! I’m so intrigued by these little free libraries, don’t you? I learned of its existence through other bookworms on Instagram. My first encounter of it in person was during a trip to Memphis, TN few years ago. This little free library was located at a park. Then last year, I happened to drive … Continue reading Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Midnight Sun #BookReview #YAFantasy #bookworm #midnightsun @littlebrownyr #stepheniemeyer

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly anticipated companion: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire’s point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But … Continue reading Midnight Sun #BookReview #YAFantasy #bookworm #midnightsun @littlebrownyr #stepheniemeyer

The New Kid Has Fleas #BookReview @amedyckman #thenewkidhasfleas #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks @petiteturk

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From bestselling author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Eda Kaban, The New Kid Has Fleas is a hilarious picture book about a new kid in school who appears to have been raised by wolves. There's a new kid in class, and they're . . . different. They dress different. Talk different. Eat … Continue reading The New Kid Has Fleas #BookReview @amedyckman #thenewkidhasfleas #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks @petiteturk

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

May & June 2021 Wrap-Up Harry Potter theme park & Nascar #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! Time has escaped me by. I feel like I don’t do enough and the end of the month came and went. It’s already 10 days into July. I have only reviewed one book. Somehow I managed to read and reviewed 14 books in June and 8 books in May. My picture from June … Continue reading May & June 2021 Wrap-Up Harry Potter theme park & Nascar #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup

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

Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the creator of Fake Blood comes another exceptionally charming middle grade graphic novel about friendships both near and far, far away. Vega’s summer vacation is not going well. When her parents decide it’s time to pack up and leave her hometown of Portland, Oregon, behind for boring Seattle, Washington, … Continue reading Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Hairpin Bridge #BookReview #hairpinbridge #mysterythriller #psychologicalthriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: From the author of the “full-throttle thriller” (A. J. Finn) No Exit—a riveting new psychological page-turner featuring a fierce and unforgettable heroine.Three months ago, Lena Nguyen’s estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge seventy miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that … Continue reading Hairpin Bridge #BookReview #hairpinbridge #mysterythriller #psychologicalthriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

And Then There Were None #Audiobook #BookReview #andthentherewerenone #mysterybook #bookworm @harperaudio

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a isolated mansion on Indian Island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. On the island they are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of their own past lives. One by one, … Continue reading And Then There Were None #Audiobook #BookReview #andthentherewerenone #mysterybook #bookworm @harperaudio

Pizazz #BookReview #pizazz #middlegradebooks #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #mglit #kidsbooks #bookworm @simonkids @sophyhenn

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Discover the annoying side of being a superhero from snarky, reluctant hero Pizazz in this hilarious and highly illustrated new series for young middle graders—perfect for fans of Dog Man and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Most people think superhero work is awesome and fulfilling. Pizazz knows better. Whenever she’s … Continue reading Pizazz #BookReview #pizazz #middlegradebooks #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #mglit #kidsbooks #bookworm @simonkids @sophyhenn

Getaway #BookReview #getaway #horror #mysterybooks #thriller #bookworm @mulhollandbooks @zooshka @littlebrown

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: In this terrifying novel from "the master of the psychological thriller" and the bestselling author of Baby Teeth (Entertainment Weekly), three friends set off on a hike into the Grand Canyon—only to discover it's not so easy to leave the world behind.It was supposed to be the perfect week away … Continue reading Getaway #BookReview #getaway #horror #mysterybooks #thriller #bookworm @mulhollandbooks @zooshka @littlebrown

Listen #BookReview #listen #picturebook #kidsbook #childrensbook @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: In the tradition of Tomie dePaola’s Quiet and Scott Magoon’s Breathe comes this lyrical, meditative picture book about listening and mindfulness. BEEP!WOOF!VROOM! Isn’t the world a noisy place?But what if youstop, close your eyes,and LISTEN? Can you hear each sound?Can you listen past the noiseand hear the quiet, too? Beautifully … Continue reading Listen #BookReview #listen #picturebook #kidsbook #childrensbook @simonkids

Chirp! #BookReview #chirp #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A chipmunk searches for someone to sing along with her in this sweet and funny celebration of true friendship, featuring art by New York Times bestselling illustrator Scott Magoon. Chipmunk spends her days sitting on her rock and chirping her song—sometimes it’s happy, sometimes it’s bittersweet, and sometimes it’s very … Continue reading Chirp! #BookReview #chirp #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids

Oddbird #BookReview #oddbird #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook @derekdesierto @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A picture book from Derek Desierto about a bird who doesn’t fit in…at first! It’s SO hot outside. All the fancy birds are gathered around the water, wishing they could cool off. But they don’t want to get wet and ruin their fine feathers. Oddbird isn’t worried about his feathers; he … Continue reading Oddbird #BookReview #oddbird #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook @derekdesierto @mackidsbooks

The Lost Apothecary #Audiobook #BookReview #thelostapothecary #bookworm #historicalfiction #thriller @parkrowbooks @harperaudio

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary’s fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, … Continue reading The Lost Apothecary #Audiobook #BookReview #thelostapothecary #bookworm #historicalfiction #thriller @parkrowbooks @harperaudio

SHE #BookReview #thriller #bookworm @harper360 #mysterybooks #fictionbooks #psychologicalthriller @hqstories

Synopsis from HarperCollins: SHE’s everything he dreamed of, isn’t SHE? Ben can’t believe his luck when Bella walks into his life, just when he needs her most. Sexy, impulsive and intelligent, Bella is everything he ever wanted. And Bella wants him. All to herself. In fact, Bella decides that everything is better when it is … Continue reading SHE #BookReview #thriller #bookworm @harper360 #mysterybooks #fictionbooks #psychologicalthriller @hqstories

The Good Sister #BookReview @sallyhepworth @stmartinspress #bookworm #thriller #mysterythriller #thegoodsister

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters in The Good Sister. There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest … Continue reading The Good Sister #BookReview @sallyhepworth @stmartinspress #bookworm #thriller #mysterythriller #thegoodsister

The Sharey Godmother #BookReview #theshareygodmother #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @bergerbooks @imprintreads @mikecurato

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Discover the magic of sharing in this joyful picture book about the world of fairy godmothers, from award-winning author-illustrator team Samantha Berger and Mike Curato. Meet Shari, the Sharey Godmother! She loves to share! Whether it's her seat on a rollercoaster, her tropical vacations, or candy from her candy jar, it … Continue reading The Sharey Godmother #BookReview #theshareygodmother #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @bergerbooks @imprintreads @mikecurato

Silent Night #BookReview #silentnight #bookworm #thriller #mysterythriller @harper360

Synopsis from HarperCollins: What happened while they were sleeping? A school for the deaf takes an overnight trip to the snowy woods. Five teenagers go to sleep, but only four wake up. Leon is missing, and a teacher’s body is found in the forest… Sign language interpreter Paige Northwood is brought in to help with … Continue reading Silent Night #BookReview #silentnight #bookworm #thriller #mysterythriller @harper360

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