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

Campaign Widows Review

Synopsis from Harlequin Trade Publishing: Cady Davenport is living the American dream… At least she’s supposed to be. She’s in a new city, with a new job and even a new fiancé. But when her husband-to-be hits the road for the upcoming presidential election, Cady realizes she’s on her own—and that her dream life might … Continue reading Campaign Widows Review

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

My Lovely Wife – #Review & Blog Tour #mylovelywife @berkleypub

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting… Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our … Continue reading My Lovely Wife – #Review & Blog Tour #mylovelywife @berkleypub

The Travelling Cat Chronicles #Review #thetravellingcatchronicles @berkleypub

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: A book that “speak[s] volumes about our need for connection—human, feline or otherwise” (The San Francisco Chronicle), The Travelling Cat Chronicles is a life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice that shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy. We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to … Continue reading The Travelling Cat Chronicles #Review #thetravellingcatchronicles @berkleypub

Two Can Keep a Secret #Review #twocankeepasecret @DelacortePress @writerkmc

  Synopsis from Edelweiss: Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a … Continue reading Two Can Keep a Secret #Review #twocankeepasecret @DelacortePress @writerkmc

On the Come Up #Review #onthecomeup @BalzerandBray @angiecthomas

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The highly anticipated second novel from Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give, returns to the world of Garden Heights in a story about an aspiring teen rapper. Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her … Continue reading On the Come Up #Review #onthecomeup @BalzerandBray @angiecthomas

The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story #Review #thebecketlist @algonquinyr

Synopsis from Workman Publishing: Adventure and discover with the bold and intrepid Becket Branch when her family’s move from city to a country farm means big changes! Everything is changing for Becket Branch. From subways to sidewalks to safety rules, Becket is a city kid born and raised. Now the Branch family is trading urban … Continue reading The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story #Review #thebecketlist @algonquinyr

I Know Who You Are #Review #iknowwhoyouare @flatironbooks @alicewriterland

Synopsis from Macmillan Publisher: From the New York Times and international bestselling author of Sometimes I Lie comes a brand new, highly anticipated, dark and twisted thriller: I Know Who You Are. Meet Aimee Sinclair: the actress everyone thinks they know but can’t remember where from. Except one person. Someone knows Aimee very well. They … Continue reading I Know Who You Are #Review #iknowwhoyouare @flatironbooks @alicewriterland

The Dysasters – #Review & Blog Tour #thedysasters @wednesdaybooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: P.C. and Kristin Cast, the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of the House of Night phenomenon, return to the scene with The Dysasters—the first action-packed novel in a new paranormal fantasy series. Adoptive daughter of a gifted scientist, Foster Stewart doesn’t live a “normal” life, (not that she’d want to). … Continue reading The Dysasters – #Review & Blog Tour #thedysasters @wednesdaybooks

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters Review

Synopsis from Disney Books: After a summer spent trying to prevent a catastrophic war among the Greek gods, Percy Jackson finds his seventh-grade school year unnervingly quiet.  His biggest problem is dealing with his new friend, Tyson—a six-foot-three, mentally challenged homeless kid who follows Percy everywhere, making it hard for Percy to have any “normal” … Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters Review

Gilded Wolves – #Review & Blog Tour #gildedwolves @wednesdaybooks @Roshani_Chokshi

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi comes a novel set in Paris during a time of extraordinary change--one that is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous desires... No one believes in them. But soon no one will forget them. It's 1889. The city is on the cusp of industry … Continue reading Gilded Wolves – #Review & Blog Tour #gildedwolves @wednesdaybooks @Roshani_Chokshi

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

Eden Conquered #Review #edenconquered @harperteen

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The second and final installation in the Dividing Eden series, a Cain and Abel meets The Selection fantasy about two royal siblings forced to compete for the crown In the electrifying final installment in the Dividing Eden duology, royal siblings Carys and Andreus, betrayed by everyone they believed to be allies, continue … Continue reading Eden Conquered #Review #edenconquered @harperteen

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Whisk your child back to Hogwarts for Harry's fifth year at wizard school, filled with run-ins with the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, a disgruntled house-elf, and even tougher end-of-term exams. Add this to the rift Lord Voldemort's rise has opened in the wizarding world -- between those who believe … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

My Year in Books: 2018

Hi Everyone! I hope you meet your reading goal in 2018. I was 3 books away from 115. I'm back down to making a goal of 100 in 2019 haha.. Though I have read and reviewed 112 books on Goodreads, I have only written 86 detailed reviews on my blog. This year, my reads are … Continue reading My Year in Books: 2018

Looker #Review #looker @scribnerbooks

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: In this taut and thrilling debut, an unraveling woman, unhappily childless and recently separated, becomes fixated on her neighbor—the actress. The unnamed narrator can’t help noticing with wry irony that, though she and the actress live just a few doors apart, a chasm of professional success and personal fulfillment lies … Continue reading Looker #Review #looker @scribnerbooks

Where Have I Been??

Hi Everyone! Hope you missed me 🙂 A lot has changed for me in the last couple of months of 2018. Baby News: I'm currently at 2.5 months pregnant with my second child. This pregnancy is a lot tougher on me than my first one. I experience those morning sickness I heard scary stories about. … Continue reading Where Have I Been??

Watching You Review

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret. And everyone is watching … Continue reading Watching You Review

Finchosaurus Review

Synopsis from Islandport Press: Finch has trouble paying attention in school. He’s just too busy dreaming about uncovering a dinosaur fossil and naming a new species after himself—until he digs up a note in the fifth-grade class garden with the word HELP on it. He is determined to come to the aid of the mystery … Continue reading Finchosaurus Review

The Nowhere Child Review

Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Nowhere Child is screenwriter Christian White’s internationally bestselling debut thriller of psychological suspense about a woman uncovering devastating secrets about her family—and her very identity… Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-six years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old … Continue reading The Nowhere Child Review

The Liar’s Room Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: A new spine-tingling thriller from the author of The New Neighbors that takes place over the course of a therapy session, in which neither patient nor therapist are who they claim to be. Two liars. One room. No way out. Susanna Fenton has a secret. Fourteen years ago she left … Continue reading The Liar’s Room Review

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx Review

Synopsis from No Brow Press: Join Marcy as she decodes hieroglyphs, solves puzzles and learns about the ancient gods of Egypt in this thrilling second book in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series. Marcy’s father, Arthur, is a world-famous adventurer, but she doesn’t quite share his enthusiasm for exploration. Determined to bring out her adventurous side, … Continue reading Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx Review

An Unwanted Guest Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The twisty new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door and A Stranger in the House A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect getaway . . . but when the storm hits, no one is getting away … Continue reading An Unwanted Guest Review

Enchantee Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publisher: Love. Magic. Revolution...Enchantée is Gita Trelease’s imaginative debut fantasy about an impoverished magician desperate to provide for her beloved sister on the eve of the French Revolution. Paris is a labryinth of twisted streets filled with beggars and thieves, revolutionaries and magicians. Camille Durbonne is one of them. She wishes she … Continue reading Enchantee Review

Kill For Me – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Lethal assassin Victor lands in the middle of a Guatemalan cartel war in the latest nonstop thriller from the international bestselling author of The Final Hour. KEEP YOUR ENEMIES CLOSE… Victor is the killer who always delivers…for the right price. And Heloise Salvatierra, patron of Guatemala’s largest cartel, is ready … Continue reading Kill For Me – Review & Blog Tour

Other People’s Houses Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Named A Highly Anticipated Book for 2018 by InStyle online, Elite Daily, and Hello Giggles! One of Popsugar’s “10 Books Your Favorite Celebrities Are Reading This Spring” The author of The Garden of Small Beginnings returns with a hilarious and poignant new novel about four families, their neighborhood carpool, and … Continue reading Other People’s Houses Review

August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Happy Halloween! It's the last day of October 2018 today. Can't believe it. In 3 months, I have read and reviewed 25 books! I read many different genres this time: Middle Grade, YA Fantasy, YA Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Children's Picture Books, Juvenile Non-Fiction, and Thrillers. I love most of the books I read. … Continue reading August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Review

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: The Rules of Blackheath Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m. There are eight days, and eight witnesses for you to inhabit. We will only let you escape once you tell us the name of the killer. Understood? Then let’s begin... Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can … Continue reading The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Review

In Paris With You Review

Synopsis from St. Martin's Press: For fans of Eleanor & Park and Emergency Contact comes a sweeping romance about the love that got away. Eugene and Tatiana could have fallen in love, if things had gone differently. If they had tried to really know each other, if it had just been them, and not the … Continue reading In Paris With You Review

The Witching Hours: The Vampire Knife Review

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: The first book in a spooky new series for only the bravest of readers–perfect for fans of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Now in paperback! Siblings Anna and Max love scary stories, but when they find an enchanted knife on a dark and stormy night in Transylvania, truth becomes stranger than … Continue reading The Witching Hours: The Vampire Knife Review

Let Me Lie Review

Synopsis from Penguin Publishing: The stunning new novel from Clare Mackintosh, the international bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You. The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They’re both wrong. Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without … Continue reading Let Me Lie Review