Anzu the Great Kaiju #BookReview #anzuthegreatkaiju #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbooks #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: An adorable picture book about a tiny monster with a big heart trying to follow in his family's footsteps. All great Kaiju are born with a super power to strike fear in the heart of the city.But Anzu is different.Instead of mayhem, he likes May flowers.Instead of striking fear, he prefers … Continue reading Anzu the Great Kaiju #BookReview #anzuthegreatkaiju #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbooks #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

When the Wind Came #BookReview #whenthewindcame #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @kidscanpress @doroleung

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In this timely, poetic story of hope amid loss, acclaimed writer and storyteller Jan Andrews’s touching picture book reminds us how, even on the darkest days, light can always be found. It’s a normal day, at first, for a girl on her family farm. But soon, the wind picks up. … Continue reading When the Wind Came #BookReview #whenthewindcame #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @kidscanpress @doroleung

Consider the Octopus #BookReview #considertheoctopus #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt @gaepol @noraraleighb

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: When chance, or fate, throws two twelve-year-olds together on board a scientific research ship at the edge of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, it’s not all smooth sailing! Jeremy “JB” Barnes is looking forward to spending the summer before seventh grade hanging on the beach. But his mother, a scientist, has … Continue reading Consider the Octopus #BookReview #considertheoctopus #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt @gaepol @noraraleighb

Pineapple Princess #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks #bookworm @meanwhileplaces #pineappleprincess

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A sly, hilarious, and bold picture book from debut creator Sabina Hahn about a fierce little girl who commandeers a rotting pineapple for a royal crown—perfect for fans of Eloise and Olivia. This misunderstood little girl is certain she’s a princess—despite the protests of her family. One afternoon she’s struck by … Continue reading Pineapple Princess #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks #bookworm @meanwhileplaces #pineappleprincess

Sea of Tranquility #BookReview #seaoftranquility #sciencefiction #fantasybook #timetravel #bookworm @emilymandel @aaknopf

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story … Continue reading Sea of Tranquility #BookReview #seaoftranquility #sciencefiction #fantasybook #timetravel #bookworm @emilymandel @aaknopf

War Horse #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #warhorse #kidsbook #kidlit @harper360 #booksforkids #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A richly illustrated gift picture book edition of Michael Morpurgo’s classic wartime story War Horse, which has been captivating audiences young and old for 40 years. War Horse celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2022!This powerful book for younger readers tells the enduring story of a friendship between a boy and his horse … Continue reading War Horse #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #warhorse #kidsbook #kidlit @harper360 #booksforkids #bookworm

F.A.R.T. Families Against Rotten Teens #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #childrensfiction #bookworm @simonkids #familiesagainstrottenteens

I received 2 copies from publisher so I donated one to the Little Free Library 📚 Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: When a young teen discovers a top-secret parenting manual, it’s kids versus grown-ups in this kooky, illustrated middle grade thriller with nonstop, seat-of-your-pants action that will delight fans of Jarrett Lerner and Stuart Gibbs. … Continue reading F.A.R.T. Families Against Rotten Teens #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #childrensfiction #bookworm @simonkids #familiesagainstrottenteens

Starsight #BookReview #starsight #youngadultbook #yafantasy #bookworm #booklover

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, the Mistborn trilogy, and the Stormlight Archive comes the second book in an epic series about a girl with a secret in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future. All her life, Spensa’s dreamed of becoming a … Continue reading Starsight #BookReview #starsight #youngadultbook #yafantasy #bookworm #booklover

That Egg is Mine #BookReview #thateggismine #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @sourcebookskids

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: The first book in Duck & Cluck, a brand new funny graphic novel series for beginning readers—perfect for fans of Mo Willems and Elephant and Piggie. Meet Duck and Cluck. They are friends. Mostly. But they do not always agree. Duck has found an egg. Cluck thinks the egg belongs to her … Continue reading That Egg is Mine #BookReview #thateggismine #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @sourcebookskids

The Match #BookReview #thematch #bookworm #thrillerbook #mysterybook @grandcentralpub @harlancoben

Synopsis from Grand Central Publishing: From the creator of the #1 hit Netflix series Stay Close comes a gripping new thriller in which Wilde follows a tip that may finally reveal the truth behind his abandonment—only to end up in the sights of a ruthless killer. After months away, Wilde has returned to the Ramapo … Continue reading The Match #BookReview #thematch #bookworm #thrillerbook #mysterybook @grandcentralpub @harlancoben

The Language of Seabirds #BookReview #thelanguageofseabirds #middlegradebooks #mglit #contemporaryfiction #middlegraderead @scholastic

Synopsis from Edelweiss: A sweet, tender middle-grade story of two boys finding first love with each other over a seaside summer. Jeremy is not excited about the prospect of spending the summer with his dad and his uncle in a seaside cabin in Oregon. It's the first summer after his parents' divorce, and he hasn't … Continue reading The Language of Seabirds #BookReview #thelanguageofseabirds #middlegradebooks #mglit #contemporaryfiction #middlegraderead @scholastic

Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: Based on Gregory Lang's New York Times bestselling original series! The perfect Mother's Day gift, birthday present for moms, or Valentine’s Day book to show why Mom is so special! This new picture book is a touching story to show a child all the ways her mother will help her grow and … Continue reading Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

Our Crooked Hearts #BookReview #ourcrookedhearts #youngadultbook #yafantasy #yabook #fictionbook #bookworm @mimi_albert @flatironbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The suburbs, right now . . .Seventeen-year-old Ivy’s summer break kicks off with an accident, a punishment, and a mystery: a stranger whose appearance in the middle of the road, in the middle of the night, heralds a string of increasingly unsettling events. As the days pass, Ivy grapples with eerie … Continue reading Our Crooked Hearts #BookReview #ourcrookedhearts #youngadultbook #yafantasy #yabook #fictionbook #bookworm @mimi_albert @flatironbooks

The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: The global ocean is in trouble. This beautiful and important book explores the issues --- and what we can do to help. Though we think of Earth's five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually a linked system of circulating water that is one single ocean --- the global … Continue reading The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Former SNL writer and comedic rising star Julio Torres takes readers on a journey through the lives and intimate dramas of some of the unsung shapes of our time in this picture book inspired by his HBO special My Favorite Shapes. Shapes. You’ve heard of them. You might have even … Continue reading I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure #BookReview #linty #graphicnovel #childrensbook #mglit #kidlit @kidscanpress #book

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: Making his author-illustrator debut, Mike Shiell elevates the everyday to hilarious drama in this offbeat graphic novel for early readers. In the front pocket of a faded pair of hand-me-down jeans, a tiny ball of lint lives alone. The days are pretty much the same for Linty: Some cardio. Sightseeing … Continue reading Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure #BookReview #linty #graphicnovel #childrensbook #mglit #kidlit @kidscanpress #book

It Ends With Us #BookReview #itendswithus #bookworm #booklover @atriabooks @colleenhoover #contemporaryromance

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. And when she feels a spark with … Continue reading It Ends With Us #BookReview #itendswithus #bookworm #booklover @atriabooks @colleenhoover #contemporaryromance

Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the author of Curls and Glow comes a joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls as naturally beautiful in our human garden. those girls bloomthese do too we bloom like flowershow about you? Introduce young readers to the idea of self-love in a simple, … Continue reading Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

Synopsis from Edelweiss: It's a bright Easter morning, and all of Sesame Street is gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race. Who will win the day? Will it be the turtle, who moves slowly and steadily toward the finish? Or will it be the bunny, who runs faster than thunder, but seems easily … Continue reading The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

We Should All Be Feminists #BookReview #weshouldallbefeminists #africa #bookworm #nonfiction @vintageanchor @adichengozi

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics—from the award-winning author of Americanah In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century. Drawing extensively on … Continue reading We Should All Be Feminists #BookReview #weshouldallbefeminists #africa #bookworm #nonfiction @vintageanchor @adichengozi

The Patron Saint of Second Chances #BookReview #thepatronsaintofsecondchances #literaryfiction @atriabooks @csimonwrites #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The self-appointed mayor of a tiny Italian village is determined to save his hometown no matter the cost in this charming, hilarious, and heartwarming debut novel. Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a problem: unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to … Continue reading The Patron Saint of Second Chances #BookReview #thepatronsaintofsecondchances #literaryfiction @atriabooks @csimonwrites #bookworm

Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: An anxious baby bird who fears he’ll never learn to fly gets a lesson in mindfulness in this funny and sweetly encouraging picture book about believing in yourself. Every morning, the birds are flapping with excitement for their first flight of the day…except for Bob. Bob doesn’t get the whole … Continue reading Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I love having this blog because it keeps all of my book reviews organized. It's costly to renew it yearly. I'm hesitant if I should keep it or not. It's one bill less I don't have to pay if I don't renew but it's definitely sad to say … Continue reading January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A home named Walter learns how to heal his broken heart after a family he loves moves away in this poignant picture book about loss and renewal. Walter was a happy home. He loved the bustle and warmth of the family that lived with him. But when they move away, his … Continue reading A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Twelve-year-old Eddie Gordon Holloway has concocted his most genius plan ever to avoid chores especially the dreaded L-A-U-N-D-R-Y. If he can wear all the clothes he owns, he'll only have to do the laundry once during his school break. On the day of the highly-anticipated Beach Bash, Eddie's monstrous pile of dirty … Continue reading It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children. What do you see when you look in the mirror, Mei? Do you see … Continue reading I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Wonder #BookReview #wonder #bookworm #rjpalacio @knopfbfyr #mglit #middlegradefiction

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an … Continue reading Wonder #BookReview #wonder #bookworm #rjpalacio @knopfbfyr #mglit #middlegradefiction

Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: "Don't worry about a thing," Granny said. "The cat will be just fine." When Granny comes to cat-sit, she anticipates a little work, a few snuggles, and a good night's sleep. What she doesn't expect is CHAOS. After Granny misplaces her glasses, she accidentally lets the cat out…and a raccoon in…a … Continue reading Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Finlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead #Audiobook #BookReview #finlaydonovanknocksemdead #mysterybook #bookworm @ellecosimano @minotaurbooks @macmillanaudio

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Finlay Donovan is—once again—struggling to finish her next novel and keep her head above water as a single mother of two. On the bright side, she has her live-in nanny and confidant Vero to rely on, and the only dead body she's dealt with lately is that of her daughter's pet … Continue reading Finlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead #Audiobook #BookReview #finlaydonovanknocksemdead #mysterybook #bookworm @ellecosimano @minotaurbooks @macmillanaudio

I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: What do YOU wish for? Celebrate a world of endless possibilities in this special picture book from USA Today bestselling author Sandra Magsamen! Sharing all of the promise life has to offer, this whimsical and heartfelt story captures the magic, wonder, and joy you wish for your child. Written with Sandra Magsamen's … Continue reading I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou