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

Instant Pot Bible: The Next Generation #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @bruceweinstein @markscarbrough #cooking #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Here's another cookbook review! This time is a cookbook with a lot of recipes for my instant pot. I bought an instant pot because my mom asked me to but I don't know how to use it so it just sits in the corner collecting dust for about a year. One day I … Continue reading Instant Pot Bible: The Next Generation #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @bruceweinstein @markscarbrough #cooking #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #bookworm

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

The Keto High Fiber Diet #BookReview #cookbook #theketohighfiberdiet #cooking #recipebook

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: More than 70 high-fiber, easy and delicious recipes for the high-fat, low-carb diet perfect for everyone looking to lose weight and stay healthy. By now, we’ve all heard—and even tried—the keto diet. But when cutting out carbs such as fruits and grains, it is easy to worry about digestive health—and … Continue reading The Keto High Fiber Diet #BookReview #cookbook #theketohighfiberdiet #cooking #recipebook

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

Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey. When best friends are not forever . . . Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever … Continue reading Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

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

A Christmas Carol #BookReview #achristmascarol @doverpubs #classics

Synopsis from Edelweiss: This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being. In October 1843, Charles Dickens ? heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ? began work on a book … Continue reading A Christmas Carol #BookReview #achristmascarol @doverpubs #classics

The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: An instant classic with a bear-sized heart, Hannah Gold’s debut novel is a touching story of kindness, adventure, and forging your own path—perfect for fans of Pax and A Wolf Called Wander. There are no polar bears left on Bear Island. At least, that’s what April’s father tells her when his scientific … Continue reading The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm

Troubles in Paradise #BookReview @littlebrown @elinhilderbrand #bookworm #troublesinparadise #mystery

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: After uprooting her life in the States, Irene Steele has just settled in at the villa on St. John where her husband Russ had been living a double life. But a visit from the FBI shakes her foundations, and Irene once again learns just how little she knew about … Continue reading Troubles in Paradise #BookReview @littlebrown @elinhilderbrand #bookworm #troublesinparadise #mystery

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks #therise @littlebrown @marcuscooks @osayiendolyn

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020 • This groundbreaking new cookbook from chef, bestselling author, and TV star Marcus Samuelsson celebrates contemporary Black cooking in 150 extraordinarily delicious recipes. It is long past time to recognize Black excellence in the culinary world the same way it has been celebrated in the … Continue reading The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks #therise @littlebrown @marcuscooks @osayiendolyn

The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett #BookReview #thebrilliantlifeofeudorahoneysett #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Infused with the emotional power of Me Before You and the irresistible charm of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and Be Frank with Me, a moving and joyous novel about an elderly woman ready to embrace death and the little girl who reminds her what it means to live. It's never too late to start living. Eudora … Continue reading The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett #BookReview #thebrilliantlifeofeudorahoneysett #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World #BookReview #myveryfavoritebookinthewholewideworld #picturebook #kidsbooks #childrensbooks @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Henley hates to read. When Henley is supposed to be reading before bed, he builds a castle with his sheets. Henley hates reading so much, he took a wagon full of books to the town swimming pool to find out how well they could swim. When the daunting task of finding his … Continue reading My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World #BookReview #myveryfavoritebookinthewholewideworld #picturebook #kidsbooks #childrensbooks @scholastic

Sept Oct & Nov 2020 Wrap Up #wrapup #monthlywrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm

Hi Everyone! How quick each month went by! I prepared the September reading wrap up but had to put aside and now it's a wrap up for not only September but also October and November. I have been spending a lot of time on social media and unfortunately read a little less. That's my excuse … Continue reading Sept Oct & Nov 2020 Wrap Up #wrapup #monthlywrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm

Shake Strain Done #BookReview #cocktailbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @jmhirsch #shakestraindone #bookworm

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Revolutionize the way you drink at home with simple recipes and common ingredients — no obscure liquors or fussy techniques needed — from the editorial director of Milk Street, J.M. Hirsch. Are you done with generic gin and tonics, mediocre Manhattans and basic martinis? You can use pantry staples … Continue reading Shake Strain Done #BookReview #cocktailbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @jmhirsch #shakestraindone #bookworm

Goodnight Beautiful #BookReview @harperbooks #bookworm #thriller #goodnightbeautiful

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A handsome psychotherapist. His lonely wife. And in his home office ceiling, a vent … You’d listen too, wouldn’t you? (You know you would.) Newlyweds Sam Statler and Annie Potter are head over heels, and excited to say good-bye to New York City and start a life together in Sam's sleepy hometown … Continue reading Goodnight Beautiful #BookReview @harperbooks #bookworm #thriller #goodnightbeautiful

The Chain #BookReview #thechain @mulhollandbooks @littlebrown @adrianmckinty #thriller #bookworm

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: When a mother is targeted by a dangerous group of masterminds, she must commit a crime to save her kidnapped daughter — or risk losing her forever — in this “propulsive and original” thriller (Stephen King). It’s something parents do every morning: Rachel Klein drops her daughter at the … Continue reading The Chain #BookReview #thechain @mulhollandbooks @littlebrown @adrianmckinty #thriller #bookworm

Magic Dark and Strange – #BlogTour & #BookReview #magicdarkandstrange @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy #historicalfiction

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes in this thrilling historical fantasy about a girl with the ability to raise the dead who must delve into her city’s dangerous magical underworld to stop a series of murders. Catherine Daly has an unusual talent. By day she works for a printer. But … Continue reading Magic Dark and Strange – #BlogTour & #BookReview #magicdarkandstrange @simonteen #bookworm #yafantasy #historicalfiction

Poisoned #BookReview #bookworm @scholastic #jenniferdonnelly #yafantasy #poisonedbook #retelling

Synopsis from Scholastic: Once upon a time, a girl named Sophie rode into the forest with the queen’s huntsman. Her lips were the color of ripe cherries, her skin as soft as new-fallen snow, her hair as dark as midnight. When they stopped to rest, the huntsman took out his knife…and took Sophie’s heart. It … Continue reading Poisoned #BookReview #bookworm @scholastic #jenniferdonnelly #yafantasy #poisonedbook #retelling

The Loyalties #BookReview #theloyalties @littlebrown #bookworm @delphinedevigan

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Adults are as lost as the children they should be protecting, as the lives of four people trapped in a conspiracy of silence hurtle toward a desperate and devastating act. Twelve-year-old Théo and his friend Mathis have a secret. Their teacher, Hélène, suspects something is not right with Théo … Continue reading The Loyalties #BookReview #theloyalties @littlebrown #bookworm @delphinedevigan

The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Enjoy family-friendly recipes that are ready in no time, when you've got no time, from New York Times bestselling author, online phenomenon, and TV star Ayesha Curry. Ayesha Curry knows what it's like to have so much on your plate you can barely think about dinner. But she also … Continue reading The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food