The Escape Room Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Megan Goldin's unforgettable debut, The Escape Room, four young Wall Street rising stars discover the price of ambition when an escape room challenge turns into a lethal game of revenge. Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive. In the lucrative world of finance, Vincent, Jules, … Continue reading The Escape Room Review

You, Me, and the Sea Review

Synopsis from Harper Collins: From the USA Today bestselling author of All the Summer Girls and Dog Crazy comes a spellbinding and suspenseful tale inspired by Wuthering Heights that illuminates the ways in which hope—and even magic—can blossom in the darkest of places. To find her way, she must abandon everything she loves… As a … Continue reading You, Me, and the Sea Review

Mrs Everything Review

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From Jennifer Weiner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who Do You Love and In Her Shoes comes a smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters’ lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places—and be true to themselves—in a rapidly evolving … Continue reading Mrs Everything Review

April & May 2019 Wrap Up

Hi Everyone! Happy first day of June! I hope you are making the most out of your time. I know I am. I have been home full-time since the second week of April and have been able to read and review more books. I love this opportunity. I am now nearly 8 months pregnant and … Continue reading April & May 2019 Wrap Up

A Mouse Called Julian Review

Synopsis from NoBrow Press: Julian is a mouse who is perfectly happy avoiding other animals. They seem to just get in the way, and sometimes even try to eat him! But one day, Julian has an unexpected dinner guest… When the fox tries to sneak into Julian’s burrow for a tasty bite of mouse, it … Continue reading A Mouse Called Julian Review

The Girl in Red Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From the national bestselling author of Alice comes a postapocalyptic take on the perennial classic “Little Red Riding Hood”…about a woman who isn’t as defenseless as she seems. It’s not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and … Continue reading The Girl in Red Review

The Story Web Review

Synopsis from Bloomsbury Publishing: In this heartfelt, magical instant classic, Megan Frazer Blakemore shows how the truths we tell can change the world. When Alice was little, she found a gigantic spider web deep in the forest. Her dad called it the Story Web and told her how its strands were woven from the stories … Continue reading The Story Web Review

The Kingdom Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A half-android, half-human girl is accused of murder in Jess Rothenberg's tautly-paced YA thriller, The Kingdom, perfect for fans of Westworld and The Lunar Chronicles. Welcome to the Kingdom… where "Happily Ever After" isn’t just a promise, but a rule. Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom™ is an … Continue reading The Kingdom Review

All the Wrong Places Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Four women—friends, family, rivals—turn to online dating for companionship, only to find themselves in the crosshairs of a tech-savvy killer using an app to target his victims in this harrowing thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of See Jane Run and The Bad Daughter. Online dating is risky—will … Continue reading All the Wrong Places Review

Naturally Tan Review

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

Birthday Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Two best friends. A shared birthday. Six years... ERIC: There was the day we were born. There was the minute Morgan and I decided we were best friends for life. The years where we stuck by each other’s side—as Morgan’s mom died, as he moved across town, as I joined the … Continue reading Birthday Review

How Not to Die Alone Review

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Smart, darkly funny, and life-affirming, How Not to Die Alone is the bighearted debut novel we all need, for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, it’s a story about love, loneliness, and the importance of taking a chance when we feel we have the most to lose. Andrew’s been … Continue reading How Not to Die Alone Review

Again, but Better Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal -- but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change -- there's nothing like moving to a … Continue reading Again, but Better Review

A Stranger on the Beach Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Caroline Stark’s beach house was supposed to be her crowning achievement: a lavish, expensive space to showcase what she thought was her perfect family. But after a very public fight with her husband, she realizes things may not be as perfect as they seem: her husband is lying to her, the … Continue reading A Stranger on the Beach Review

The Night Before Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Rosie and Laura are as different as two sisters can be. One is stable and has the perfect family. The other struggles to break free from her troubled past. When Laura disappears after going on a blind date, Rosie takes matters into her own hands. But as Rosie begins to search … Continue reading The Night Before Review

Th1rte3n Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: It’s the murder trial of the century. And Joshua Kane has killed to get the best seat in the house – and to be sure the wrong man goes down for the crime. Because this time, the killer isn’t on trial. He’s on the jury. But there’s someone on his tail. … Continue reading Th1rte3n Review

All of Us with Wings Review

Synopsis from Soho Press: Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old who lives with her rockstar family in one of the city’s storybook Victorians. Xochi accepts a position as Pallas’s live-in … Continue reading All of Us with Wings Review

Stepsister Review

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

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

My Lovely Wife – Review & Blog Tour

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

The Travelling Cat Chronicles Review

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

Two Can Keep a Secret Review

  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

The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story Review

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

I Know Who You Are Review

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

The Dysasters – Review & Blog Tour

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

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

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

Dear Rachel Maddow Review

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

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

Looker Review

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

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