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

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

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

A-List Angels #BookReview #alistangels #nonfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Combining high-octane storytelling with landmark financial reporting in the tradition of Michael Lewis, Zack O’Malley Greenburg delivers a transformative account of how Hollywood cashed in on the latest tech boom while bringing a blast of creativity and diversity to Silicon Valley. How much is celebrity really worth? In a … Continue reading A-List Angels #BookReview #alistangels #nonfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Catch and Kill #BookReview @littlebrown #catchandkillbook @ronanfarrow #nonfiction #truecrimes #bookworm #bookblogger

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost. In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story … Continue reading Catch and Kill #BookReview @littlebrown #catchandkillbook @ronanfarrow #nonfiction #truecrimes #bookworm #bookblogger

Make Your Own Beauty Mask #BookReview & #BlogTour #makeyourownbeautymask #skincare #diy #sheetmask #beautymask @odddotbooks

Hi Everyone! Today I'm doing a different kind of Blog Tour, a bit of book and a bit of skincare! Thank you Odd Dot Books, Macmillan's newest imprint for inviting me to host a blog tour for your recently published book on natural skincare! This book is currently available, published on 11/5/2019, 48 pages. Synopsis … Continue reading Make Your Own Beauty Mask #BookReview & #BlogTour #makeyourownbeautymask #skincare #diy #sheetmask #beautymask @odddotbooks

Naturally Tan #Review #naturallytan @stmartinspress @tanfrance

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In this heartfelt, funny, and touching memoir, one of the stars of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning smash-hit Queer Eye reveals how an Englishman raised in a traditionally religious home became a fashion icon—and the first openly gay, South Asian man on television—simply by being Naturally Tan. Before he became famous as one … Continue reading Naturally Tan #Review #naturallytan @stmartinspress @tanfrance

I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically … Continue reading I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Boying Up Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory and author of the #1 bestseller Girling Up, puts her Ph.D. to work to talk to teen boys about the science and pressures of growing up male in today’s world. A must-have book for all teenage boys! Why does my voice crack … Continue reading Boying Up Review

I am Gandhi – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host I am gandhi’s Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Twenty-five exceptional comic book creators join forces to share the heroic story of Gandhi in this … Continue reading I am Gandhi – Review & Blog Tour

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

Synopsis from Abrams Books for Young Readers: Emma Gatewood’s life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk . . . and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail. With just the … Continue reading Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host I am harriet tubman's Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of … Continue reading I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

Brolliology Review 

Synopsis from Melville House: Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia -- holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and exploring their full imaginative potential in folk tales and novels. In the spirit of the best literary gift books, Brolliology is a beautifully designed and illustrated tour through … Continue reading Brolliology Review 

I Hear She’s A Real Bitch Review and *GIVEAWAY*

Synopsis from Edelweiss: A sharp and candid memoir from a rising feminist leader in the culinary world, and an up-and-coming literary voice. From the moment she opened her first bar, Jen Agg knew she could never not be her own boss again. I HEAR SHE’S A REAL BITCH tells the story of how she has … Continue reading I Hear She’s A Real Bitch Review and *GIVEAWAY*

The Way Downtown Review 

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In this one-of-a-kind book, the complex and fascinating world of urban public transit is explored using five different characters' journeys through the imaginary city of Zoom. From the Zanies, a family of street performers; to Agent Theodore Rybka, a spy on a very secret mission; to Robbie, a seven-year-old boy … Continue reading The Way Downtown Review 

Bugs From Head to Tail Review 

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In the latest addition to the popular Head to Tail series, author Stacey Roderick focuses on bugs --- a kid favorite! --- and challenges readers to guess which bug each of eight different body parts belongs to. A full spread asks a question about a body part. What bug has … Continue reading Bugs From Head to Tail Review 

What She Ate by Laura Shapiro Giveaway!!

  WHAT SHE ATE: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by LAURA SHAPIRO giveaway winner will receive 1 finished copy of this book! This giveaway is for *us only*. it will be published on 7/25/17. This giveaway will run from 6/29/17 to 7/13/17. I will announce the winner on 7/14/17. Synopsis … Continue reading What She Ate by Laura Shapiro Giveaway!!

Seagrass Dreams: A Counting Book Review 

Synopsis from Quarto Knows: Seagrass Dreams is a unique counting book and introduction to marine life that stars animals who make their home in seagrass. While learning to count from 1 to 11, meet a host of marine animals, such as the great barracuda, yellow stingray, bucktooth parrotfish, and chocolate chip sea star. Find out … Continue reading Seagrass Dreams: A Counting Book Review 

Thunder Underground Review 

Synopsis from Boyds Mills Press: In this collection of poems, noted children’s poet Jane Yolen takes readers on an expedition underground, exploring everything from animal burrows and human creations, like subways, near the surface—to ancient cities and fossils, lower down—to caves, magma, and Earth’s tectonic plates, deeper still below our feet. At the same time, … Continue reading Thunder Underground Review 

February 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! It's time to wrap up February! This month I read and reviewed 11 books (5 kids books and 6 regular). I am so happy and blessed to have read many great books! As you can see my numerous 5 stars below! 🙂 Please follow the link to read my reviews. Toward the end of this month … Continue reading February 2017 Wrap-Up

Otis the Owl Review 

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: In beautifully detailed photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby barred owl’s life. The huge eyes and fluffy feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how barred owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis … Continue reading Otis the Owl Review 

Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her “Super Mom.” After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl so … Continue reading Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Review

The Glaciers are Melting! Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. Joined along the way by friends Tammy Ptarmigan, Sally Squirrel, Mandy Marmot, and Harry Hare, they all wonder what will happen to … Continue reading The Glaciers are Melting! Review

Under This Beautiful Dorm Review

About: Under This Beautiful Dorm is a biography/memoir of a Senator, a Journalist, and the politics of Gay Love in America. This book is written by Terry Mutchler, a Journalist and a lawyer. This book is about her and more. It was published on 9/23/14 by Seal Press. My Experience: This is definitely a love … Continue reading Under This Beautiful Dorm Review