September 2021 TBR #tbr #tbrpile #tbrstack #bookstack #bookpile #bookworm #books #fictionbooks

Hi Everyone! Every month, I make a big TBR of book stack to read. I’m a mood reader so I can’t decide ahead of time what I want to read. Creating a big stack gives me room to decide and at the end of the month, the pile remaining is still big. That’s okay because … Continue reading September 2021 TBR #tbr #tbrpile #tbrstack #bookstack #bookpile #bookworm #books #fictionbooks

The Hollow Heart #BookReview #youngadultfantasy #youngadultbook #bookworm #thehollowheart @fiercereads #lgbtbooks @marierutkoski

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Intrigue, romance, and magic abound in The Hollow Heart, the heart-stopping conclusion to Marie Rutkoski’s Forgotten Gods duology. At the end of The Midnight Lie, Nirrim offered up her heart to the god of thieves in order to restore her people’s memories of their city’s history. The Half Kith who once … Continue reading The Hollow Heart #BookReview #youngadultfantasy #youngadultbook #bookworm #thehollowheart @fiercereads #lgbtbooks @marierutkoski

The Midnight Lie #BookReview @marierutkoski #themidnightlie @fiercereads #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Set in the world of the New York Times–bestselling Winner’s Trilogy, Marie Rutkoski's The Midnight Lie is an epic LGBTQ romantic fantasy about learning to free ourselves from the lies others tell us—and the lies we tell ourselves. Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are … Continue reading The Midnight Lie #BookReview @marierutkoski #themidnightlie @fiercereads #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

The House in the Cerulean Sea #BookReview #thehouseintheceruleansea @macmillanaudio @tjklune @torbooks #bookworm #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being … Continue reading The House in the Cerulean Sea #BookReview #thehouseintheceruleansea @macmillanaudio @tjklune @torbooks #bookworm #yafantasy #lgbtbooks

All of Us Villains #BookReview @amandafoody @torteen #allofusvillains #yafantasy #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The blockbuster co-writing debut of Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman, All of Us Villains begins a dark tale of ambition and magick… You Fell in Love with the Victors of the Hunger Games.Now Prepare to Meet the Villains of the Blood Veil. The Blood Moon rises. The Blood Veil falls. … Continue reading All of Us Villains #BookReview @amandafoody @torteen #allofusvillains #yafantasy #bookworm

The Sweetness of Water #BookReview #thesweetnessofwater #historicalfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry—freed by the Emancipation Proclamation—seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle. The Walkers, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an … Continue reading The Sweetness of Water #BookReview #thesweetnessofwater #historicalfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

No Regrets #BookReview #noregrets #bookworm #womensfiction #chicklit @harper360 @tabithawebbuk

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Best friends Stella, Ana and Dixie have always lived life to the full. But now they’re approaching their forties, reality is starting to kill the mood… Stella loves her children, but misses her glittering career. Plus she can’t even remember the last time she had sex. Ana is trying for a baby … Continue reading No Regrets #BookReview #noregrets #bookworm #womensfiction #chicklit @harper360 @tabithawebbuk

Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the creator of Fake Blood comes another exceptionally charming middle grade graphic novel about friendships both near and far, far away. Vega’s summer vacation is not going well. When her parents decide it’s time to pack up and leave her hometown of Portland, Oregon, behind for boring Seattle, Washington, … Continue reading Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Getaway #BookReview #getaway #horror #mysterybooks #thriller #bookworm @mulhollandbooks @zooshka @littlebrown

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: In this terrifying novel from "the master of the psychological thriller" and the bestselling author of Baby Teeth (Entertainment Weekly), three friends set off on a hike into the Grand Canyon—only to discover it's not so easy to leave the world behind.It was supposed to be the perfect week away … Continue reading Getaway #BookReview #getaway #horror #mysterybooks #thriller #bookworm @mulhollandbooks @zooshka @littlebrown

Gay Bar #BookReview #gaybar #bookworm #lgbt @littlebrown #book #ownvoices

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Does gay still have a place?  Strobing lights and dark rooms; throbbing house and drag queens on counters; first kisses, last call: the gay bar has long been a place of solidarity and sexual expression—whatever your scene, whoever you’re seeking. But in urban centers around the world, they are closing, … Continue reading Gay Bar #BookReview #gaybar #bookworm #lgbt @littlebrown #book #ownvoices

A Psalm for the Wild-Built #BookReview #apsalmforthewildbuilt @tordotcompub #bookworm #lgbtbooks #sciencefiction

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk & Robot series gives us hope for the future. It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; … Continue reading A Psalm for the Wild-Built #BookReview #apsalmforthewildbuilt @tordotcompub #bookworm #lgbtbooks #sciencefiction

The Love Square #BookReview #thelovesquare @harper360 #chicklit #bookworm #adultfiction #britishlit

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Men are like buses. You wait for one… Penny Bridge has always been unlucky in love. So she can’t believe it when she meets a remarkable new man. Followed by another. And then another… And all of them want to date her. Penny has to choose between three. But are any of … Continue reading The Love Square #BookReview #thelovesquare @harper360 #chicklit #bookworm #adultfiction #britishlit

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

Girl, Serpent, Thorn #BookReview @melissabooknews @flatironbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #girlserpentthorn

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Girl, Serpent, Thorn is “an alluring feminist fairy tale” (Kirkus Reviews) about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse. There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. … Continue reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn #BookReview @melissabooknews @flatironbooks #yafantasy #bookworm #girlserpentthorn

Six Angry Girls #BookReview #sixangrygirls @fiercereads @feiwelfriends @adriennekisner #bookworm #bookreview

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Adrienne Kisner's Six Angry Girls is a story of mock trial, feminism, and the inherent power found in a pair of knitting needles. Raina Petree is crushing her senior year, until her boyfriend dumps her, the drama club (basically) dumps her, the college of her dreams slips away, and her arch-nemesis … Continue reading Six Angry Girls #BookReview #sixangrygirls @fiercereads @feiwelfriends @adriennekisner #bookworm #bookreview

Havenfall #BookReview #havenfall @bloomsburykids #bookworm #yafantasy @sara_holland

Synopsis from Bloomsbury: A safe haven between four realms. The girl sworn to protect it--at any cost. New York Times bestselling author Sara Holland crafts a breathtaking new contemporary fantasy perfect for fans of Melissa Albert and Holly Black. Hidden deep in the mountains of Colorado lies the Inn at Havenfall, a sanctuary that connects … Continue reading Havenfall #BookReview #havenfall @bloomsburykids #bookworm #yafantasy @sara_holland

The Mercies #BookReview #themercies @littlebrown #bookworm @kiran_mh #historicalfiction #bookblogger

Synopsis from Little Brown and Company: After the men in an Arctic Norwegian town are wiped out, the women must survive a sinister threat in this “perfectly told” 1600s parable of “a world gone mad” (Adriana Trigiani). Finnmark, Norway, 1617. Twenty-year-old Maren Magnusdatter stands on the craggy coast, watching the sea break into a sudden … Continue reading The Mercies #BookReview #themercies @littlebrown #bookworm @kiran_mh #historicalfiction #bookblogger

Dark and Deepest Red Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: With Anna-Marie McLemore's signature lush prose, Dark and Deepest Red pairs the forbidding magic of a fairy tale with a modern story of passion and betrayal. Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion … Continue reading Dark and Deepest Red Review

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

The Last Widow #BookReview #thelastwidow @wmmorrowbooks @slaughterkarin #bookworm #thriller

Synopsis provided by the Publisher, HarperCollins: THE LAST WIDOW begins with an abduction. The routine of a family shopping trip is shattered when Michelle Spivey is snatched as she leaves the mall with her young daughter. The police search for her, her partner pleads for her release, but in the end...they find nothing. It’s as … Continue reading The Last Widow #BookReview #thelastwidow @wmmorrowbooks @slaughterkarin #bookworm #thriller

The Family Upstairs #BookReview @lisajewelluk #thefamilyupstairs @atriamysterybus @atriabooks

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another page-turning look inside one family’s past as buried secrets threaten to come to light.  Be careful who you let in. Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her … Continue reading The Family Upstairs #BookReview @lisajewelluk #thefamilyupstairs @atriamysterybus @atriabooks

Missing Person #BookReview #missingperson @mulhollandbooks

Synopsis from Mulholland Books: From acclaimed thriller writer Sarah Lotz, hailed by Stephen King as “vastly entertaining,” a new novel about a group of amateur detectives infiltrated by the sadistic killer whose crimes they’re investigating. Reclusive bookseller Shaun Ryan has always believed that his uncle Teddy died in a car accident twenty years ago. Then … Continue reading Missing Person #BookReview #missingperson @mulhollandbooks

Orpheus Girl #BookReview #OrpheusGirl @soho_press @Brynne_RH

Synopsis from Soho Press: In her debut novel, award–winning poet Brynne Rebele-Henry re-imagines the epic of Orpheus as a love story between two teen girls in rural Texas. Abandoned by a single mother she never knew, 16-year-old Raya—obsessed with ancient myths—lives with her grandmother in a small conservative Texas town. For years Raya has hidden … Continue reading Orpheus Girl #BookReview #OrpheusGirl @soho_press @Brynne_RH

The Last Resort #BookReview #thelastresort @harlequinbooks @marissastapley

Synopsis from Harlequin Trade Publishing: The Harmony Resort promises hope for struggling marriages. Run by celebrity power couple Drs. Miles and Grace Markell, the “last resort” offers a chance for partners to repair their relationships in a luxurious setting on the gorgeous Mayan Riviera. Johanna and Ben have a marriage that looks perfect on the … Continue reading The Last Resort #BookReview #thelastresort @harlequinbooks @marissastapley

Mrs Everything #BookReview #mrseverything @atriabooks @jenniferweiner

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 #BookReview #mrseverything @atriabooks @jenniferweiner

Birthday #BookReview #birthday @flatironbooks

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 #BookReview #birthday @flatironbooks

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

All of Us with Wings #Review #allofuswithwings @soho_press

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 #allofuswithwings @soho_press

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

Two Can Keep a Secret #Review #twocankeepasecret @DelacortePress @writerkmc

  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 #twocankeepasecret @DelacortePress @writerkmc