Deadly Curious #BookReview #deadlycurious #bookworm @swoonreads @fiercereads @cindyanstey

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A twisty tale reminiscent of Jane Austen—with a dash of murder—Cindy Anstey's Deadly Curious is perfect for fans of Kerri Maniscalco and Agatha Christie. Some secrets are better left buried... 1834. Sophia Thompson wants nothing more than to be one of the famed Bow Street Runners, London's most elite corps of … Continue reading Deadly Curious #BookReview #deadlycurious #bookworm @swoonreads @fiercereads @cindyanstey

The Silkworm #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thesilkworm

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days — as he has done before — and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But … Continue reading The Silkworm #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thesilkworm

The Cuckoo’s Calling #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thecuckooscalling @mulhollandbooks

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Published under a pseudonym, J. K. Rowling’s brilliant debut mystery introduces Detective Cormoran Strike as he investigates a supermodel’s suicide in “one of the best books of the year” (USA Today). After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private … Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling #BookReview #strikereadalong #bookworm @jk_rowling @littlebrown #thecuckooscalling @mulhollandbooks

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

The Arrangement #BookReview #thearrangement @scoutpressbooks #bookworm #thriller @rhardingwriter @gallerybooks

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A Pretty Woman tale turns toxic and deadly in this provocative thriller of sex, obsession, and murder from Robyn Harding, the “master of domestic suspense” (Kathleen Barber) and the USA TODAY bestselling author of The Party and Her Pretty Face. Natalie, a young art student in New York City, is … Continue reading The Arrangement #BookReview #thearrangement @scoutpressbooks #bookworm #thriller @rhardingwriter @gallerybooks

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

All Eyes on Her #BookReview #alleyesonher #bookworm @fiercereads @laurellizabeth @imprintreads

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying and We Were Liars, All Eyes on Her by L.E. Flynn is a gripping young adult thriller told from the perspective of everyone except the alleged killer—a seventeen-year-old girl. You heard the story on the news. A girl and a boy went … Continue reading All Eyes on Her #BookReview #alleyesonher #bookworm @fiercereads @laurellizabeth @imprintreads

Dare Me #BookReview @littlebrown #dareme @meganeabbott #bookworm #thriller @backbaybooks

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: The searing novel of friendship and betrayal that inspired the USA Network series, praised by Gillian Flynn as “Lord of the Flies set in a high-school cheerleading squad…Tense, dark, and beautifully written.” Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy’s best friend and trusted lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and … Continue reading Dare Me #BookReview @littlebrown #dareme @meganeabbott #bookworm #thriller @backbaybooks

Sin Eater – #BookReview & #BlogTour #sineater @atriabooks #historicalfiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The Handmaid’s Tale meets Alice in Wonderland in this gripping and imaginative historical novel about a shunned orphan girl in 16th-century England who is ensnared in a deadly royal plot and must turn her subjugation into her power. The Sin Eater walks among us, unseen, unheard Sins of our flesh … Continue reading Sin Eater – #BookReview & #BlogTour #sineater @atriabooks #historicalfiction #bookworm

Wonderland #BookReview @zooshka @littlebrown #wonderland #bookworm #horror @MULHOLLANDBOOKS

Synopsis from Little Brown and Company: If Shirley Jackson wrote The Shining, it might look like this “deliciously unsettling”* horror novel from the acclaimed author of Baby Teeth: A mother must protect her family from the unnatural forces threatening their new and improved life in a rural farmhouse. The Bennett family — artist parents and … Continue reading Wonderland #BookReview @zooshka @littlebrown #wonderland #bookworm #horror @MULHOLLANDBOOKS

My Lovely Wife – #BookReview & Blog Tour #mylovelywife #blogtour @berkleypub #thriller

GIVEAWAY OF THIS BOOK IS GOING ON AT MY INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT @howusefulitis 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 … Continue reading My Lovely Wife – #BookReview & Blog Tour #mylovelywife #blogtour @berkleypub #thriller

The Shadows #BookReview @writer_north #theshadows #thriller #bookworm @celadonbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The haunting new thriller from Alex North, author of the New York Times bestseller The Whisper Man You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile--always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Twenty-five years … Continue reading The Shadows #BookReview @writer_north #theshadows #thriller #bookworm @celadonbooks

In Her Shadow #BookReview #inhershadow @randomhouse #bookworm #thrillers

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: A pregnant young woman becomes obsessed with the disappearance of her lover’s wife, only to discover that she may be headed for the same fate, in this novel from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Miller When secretary Colleen Roper becomes pregnant by her boss, Michael, he whisks her away … Continue reading In Her Shadow #BookReview #inhershadow @randomhouse #bookworm #thrillers

The Sea of Lost Girls #BookReview #theseaoflostgirls @wmmorrowbooks #bookworm #thriller

Synopsis from HarperCollins: In the tradition of Daphne du Maurier, Shari Lapena, and Michelle Richmond comes a new thriller from the bestselling author of The Lake of Dead Languages—a twisty, harrowing story set at a prestigious prep school in which one woman’s carefully hidden past might destroy her future. Tess has worked hard to keep her … Continue reading The Sea of Lost Girls #BookReview #theseaoflostgirls @wmmorrowbooks #bookworm #thriller

All the Best Lies #BookReview #allthebestlies @minotaurbooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The highly anticipated third novel in the award-winning Ellery Hathaway mystery series. FBI agent Reed Markham is haunted by one painful unsolved mystery: who murdered his mother? Camilla was brutally stabbed to death more than forty years ago while baby Reed lay in his crib mere steps away. The trail went … Continue reading All the Best Lies #BookReview #allthebestlies @minotaurbooks #bookworm

Ten Days Gone #BookReview #tendaysgone @harlequinbooks

Synopsis from Harlequin: They know exactly when he’ll strike… They just have to find him first. In all their years working for the Baywood police department, detectives A.L. McKittridge and Rena Morgan have never seen anything like it. Four women dead in forty days, each killed ten days apart. With nothing connecting the victims and … Continue reading Ten Days Gone #BookReview #tendaysgone @harlequinbooks

Big Lies in a Small Town #BookReview #bigliesinasmalltown @stmartinspress #bookworm @d_chamberlain #historicalfiction

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in art is put on hold—until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer … Continue reading Big Lies in a Small Town #BookReview #bigliesinasmalltown @stmartinspress #bookworm @d_chamberlain #historicalfiction

Little Secrets #BookReview @minotaurbooks #littlesecrets #bookworm #thriller @jenniferhillier

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Overwhelmed by tragedy, a woman desperately tries to save her marriage in award-winning author Jennifer Hillier's Little Secrets, a riveting novel of psychological suspense. All it takes to unravel a life is one little secret... Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale … Continue reading Little Secrets #BookReview @minotaurbooks #littlesecrets #bookworm #thriller @jenniferhillier

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

The Wife and the Widow #BookReview @cwhiteauthor @minotaurbooks #thewifeandthewidow #thriller

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The second standalone thriller from the award-winning author of The Nowhere Child, Christian White. Set against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, The Wife and The Widow is an unsettling thriller told from two perspectives: Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she … Continue reading The Wife and the Widow #BookReview @cwhiteauthor @minotaurbooks #thewifeandthewidow #thriller

November 2019 Wrap-Up #wrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! How's your November? Mine's great! This month, I'm so lucky to have the opportunity to read new books that won't be available until January 2020 and after. Above, you will see my stack of books that goes as far as February 2020! Please see below for links to my reviews. 1. How to … Continue reading November 2019 Wrap-Up #wrapup #readingwrapup #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Follow Me #BookReview #followme @gallerybooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the author of Truth Be Told (formerly titled Are You Sleeping)—now an Apple TV series of the same name—comes a cautionary tale of oversharing in the social media age for fans of Jessica Knoll and Caroline Kepnes’s You. Everyone wants new followers…until they follow you home. Audrey Miller has … Continue reading Follow Me #BookReview #followme @gallerybooks #bookworm

Day Zero – Review & Blog Tour #bookreview #blogtour #dayzero #bookworm #bookblogger @kdevosauthor @harlequinbooks @inkyardpress

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Don’t miss the exhilarating new novel from the author of Fat Girl on a Plane, featuring a fierce, bold heroine who will fight for her family and do whatever it takes to survive. Fans of Susan Beth Pfeffer’s Life As We Knew It series and Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave series will cheer … Continue reading Day Zero – Review & Blog Tour #bookreview #blogtour #dayzero #bookworm #bookblogger @kdevosauthor @harlequinbooks @inkyardpress

Where the Crawdads Sing #BookReview #wherethecrawdadssing #bookworm @putnambooks @randomhouse

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing #BookReview #wherethecrawdadssing #bookworm @putnambooks @randomhouse

The Look-Alike #BookReview #thelookalike @stmartinspress @ericaspindler #thriller #bookworm #bookblogger

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From Erica Spindler, the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Girl and Justice for Sara comes The Look-Alike, a thrilling psychological drama about a woman who believes she escaped a brutal murder years ago—but does anyone else believe her? Sienna Scott grew up in the dark shadow of her … Continue reading The Look-Alike #BookReview #thelookalike @stmartinspress @ericaspindler #thriller #bookworm #bookblogger

The Nanny #BookReview #thenanny @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: The New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew conjures a dark and unpredictable tale of family secrets that explores the lengths people will go to hurt one another. When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1988, seven-year-old Jocelyn Holt was devastated. Haunted by the … Continue reading The Nanny #BookReview #thenanny @wmmorrowbooks

The Furies #BookReview #thefuries @stmartinspress

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In 1998, a sixteen-year-old girl is found dead. She’s posed on a swing on her boarding school’s property, dressed all in white, with no known cause of death. Whispers and rumors swirl, with no answers. But there are a few who know what happened; there is one girl who will never … Continue reading The Furies #BookReview #thefuries @stmartinspress

One Night Gone #BookReview #onenightgone @taralwrites @harlequinbooks

Synopsis from Harlequin: One sultry summer, Maureen Haddaway arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew—to achieve her destiny. There, she finds herself lured by the promise of friendship, love, starry skies, and wild parties. But Maureen’s new life just might be too good to be true, and before the … Continue reading One Night Gone #BookReview #onenightgone @taralwrites @harlequinbooks

The Long Call #BookReview #thelongcall @minotaurbooks @anncleeves

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From Ann Cleeves—bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—comes the first in a gripping new series. In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his estranged father’s funeral takes … Continue reading The Long Call #BookReview #thelongcall @minotaurbooks @anncleeves

Elevator Pitch #BookReview #elevatorpitch @linwood_barclay #thriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear. It all begins … Continue reading Elevator Pitch #BookReview #elevatorpitch @linwood_barclay #thriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks