Aria’s Traveling Book Shop #BookReview #ariastravelingbookshop #bookworm @harper360 #chicklit #womensfiction

Synopsis from HarperCollins: This summer will change everything! Aria Summers knows what she wants.A life on the road with best friend Rosie and her beloved camper-van-cum-book-shop, and definitely, definitely, no romance. But when Aria finds herself falling – after one too many glasses of wine, from a karaoke stage – into the arms of Jonathan, … Continue reading Aria’s Traveling Book Shop #BookReview #ariastravelingbookshop #bookworm @harper360 #chicklit #womensfiction

Bake, Make & Learn to Cook #BookReview #cookbook #recipebook #kidsmeals #cookingbook #bakemakeandlearntocook @candlewick

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Gather your frying pan, mixing bowls, and rolling pin—it’s time to cook! David Atherton, 2019 winner of The Great British Baking Show, walks readers through delicious and delightful recipes such as banana bear pancakes, tasty tacos, and mega-chocolatey cake. From tomato soup (served in a teapot!) to brownies made with sweet … Continue reading Bake, Make & Learn to Cook #BookReview #cookbook #recipebook #kidsmeals #cookingbook #bakemakeandlearntocook @candlewick

Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Mike Curato's funny, poignant picture book Where Is Bina Bear?, a little rabbit throws a party—but can't find best friend Bina Bear anywhere! Tiny is having a party, but Bina Bear is nowhere to be found. Is that Bina hiding under a lampshade? It looks like Bina . . . … Continue reading Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Winter Water #BookReview #winterwater #mysterybook #thriller #bookworm @grandcentralpub

Synopsis from Grand Central Publishing: An atmospheric and compelling Swedish suspense of a parent’s greatest fear realized, written by a master storyteller. Martin, who has always been drawn to the ocean, moves his wife Alexandra and their two young children move to his family’s idyllic summer cottage in the picturesque island village of Orust, on … Continue reading Winter Water #BookReview #winterwater #mysterybook #thriller #bookworm @grandcentralpub

The Judge’s List #BookReview #legalthriller #thriller #bookworm #thejudgeslist @doubledaybooks @johngrisham

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: In The Whistler, Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she is tired of her work for the Florida Board on Judicial … Continue reading The Judge’s List #BookReview #legalthriller #thriller #bookworm #thejudgeslist @doubledaybooks @johngrisham

Last Seen Alive #BookReview #lastseenalive #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #thriller #bookworm @minotaurbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Last Seen Alive is the fifth book in Joanna Schaffhausen's heartpounding Ellery Hathaway mystery series. Boston detective Ellery Hathaway met FBI agent Reed Markham when he pried open a serial killer’s closet to rescue her. Years on, their relationship remains defined by that moment and by Francis Coben’s horrific crimes. To … Continue reading Last Seen Alive #BookReview #lastseenalive #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #thriller #bookworm @minotaurbooks

Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: For kids starting to think about their place in the world, here's a unique look at point of view. Being small --- or big --- is not always what we think it is! We all know which things are big, and which are small, right? Buildings, streets, cities: big. Paper … Continue reading Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A picture book based on the author's own immigration story, the infinite impact of friendship, and passing on love and kindness around the world. On a snowy Lunar New Year’s Eve in Northeastern China, it’s Dandan’s last night with Yueyue. Tomorrow, she moves to America. The two best friends have a … Continue reading Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Nobody expected a tiny little virus to change the whole world in such a big way, especially not Shayla, Liam, Ai, and Ben. But when school closes to keep everyone safe, their lives turn upside down. It is one thing to learn that the outside world isn’t safe, but why does it … Continue reading When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

The Rema Chronicles: Realm of the Blue Mist #BookReview #graphicnovel #middlegradebook #mglit #youngadultfantasy #theremachronicles #realmofthebluemist @scholastic @graphixbooks

Synopsis from Scholastic: Enter the rich and fantastical world of Rema in the first installment of this middle-grade graphic novel series with sweeping adventure and light romance! Tabby Simon is determined to learn what happened to her father, who was found dead after researching a tree that leaks a mysterious mist in her neighborhood. She … Continue reading The Rema Chronicles: Realm of the Blue Mist #BookReview #graphicnovel #middlegradebook #mglit #youngadultfantasy #theremachronicles #realmofthebluemist @scholastic @graphixbooks

Malibu Rising #BookReview #maliburising #bookworm #historicalfiction @randomhouse #adultfiction

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, the family drama that ensues will change their lives will change forever. Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a … Continue reading Malibu Rising #BookReview #maliburising #bookworm #historicalfiction @randomhouse #adultfiction

Real Easy #BookReview #audiobook #realeasy #bookworm #mysterybook #thrillerbook @macmillanaudio @marierutkoski @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Bringing to mind Gillian Flynn and Tana French but completely unique, Marie Rutkoski's Real Easy is a compulsive, tenacious, and unexpectedly hopeful thriller. It’s 1999 and Samantha has danced for years at the Lovely Lady strip club. She’s not used to mixing work and friendship—after all, between her jealous boyfriend and … Continue reading Real Easy #BookReview #audiobook #realeasy #bookworm #mysterybook #thrillerbook @macmillanaudio @marierutkoski @henryholt

Feeding the Frasers #BookReview #cookbook #feedingthefrasers #recipebook #crossfitcookbook #bookworm #cooking @stmartinspress @sammymoniz

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Based on Sammy Moniz's popular Instagram page, Feeding the Frasers is a book that any CrossFit aficionado—or just someone curious about how to cook with whole foods without sacrificing the world—will want to get their hands on. Filled with 100 terrific recipes of high quality delicious food that promote balance, togetherness, … Continue reading Feeding the Frasers #BookReview #cookbook #feedingthefrasers #recipebook #crossfitcookbook #bookworm #cooking @stmartinspress @sammymoniz

Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This is the story of Andy Warhol—and how his pop art took the world by storm. From drawing shoes for a shoe company to his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe prints, Andy made art out of the everyday. People claimed Andy's art wasn't real art, but that didn't stop him … Continue reading Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Abel loves dragons, but after a disastrous showing in his dragon rider exam, he feels he's destined never to pilot one. That's why when an opportunity presents itself — even though it's tied to one of Drakopolis's mob-like kins — Abel leaps at the opportunity. But soon he's swept into a game … Continue reading Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

The Appeal #BookReview & #BlogTour #theappeal #mysterybook #thrillerbook #adultfiction #fictionbook #bookworm @atriabooks @atriamysterybus @janicehallett

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and Lisa Jewell, this “dazzlingly clever” (The Sunday Times) murder mystery follows a community rallying around a sick child—but when escalating lies lead to a dead body, everyone is a suspect. The Fairway Players, a local theatre group, is in the midst of rehearsals … Continue reading The Appeal #BookReview & #BlogTour #theappeal #mysterybook #thrillerbook #adultfiction #fictionbook #bookworm @atriabooks @atriamysterybus @janicehallett

‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . . P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved holiday poem. Children will pore over every cozy detail in these warm, sweeping watercolor illustrations—from snug mice to stockings hung by the chimney with care to toys … Continue reading ‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a happy year end. Mine was eventful. My family visited my parents in Florida and we eat a lot everyday. My mom cooks well. My family also upgraded our car. It's time really and such a change that is. We traded in our old sedan car, 2008 Toyota Avalon … Continue reading December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car

An Earth-Bot’s Solution to Plastic Pollution #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #anearthbotssolutiontoplasticpollution @kidscanpress @russellayto #bookworm

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In his signature quirky style, Russell Ayto takes on plastic pollution with this story about a video game-loving boy named Neo and some unexpected aquatic visitors who need his help. Neo lives next to the ocean, where there's a big plastic pollution problem. But Neo doesn't notice. He's too busy … Continue reading An Earth-Bot’s Solution to Plastic Pollution #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #anearthbotssolutiontoplasticpollution @kidscanpress @russellayto #bookworm

Ready Player One #BookReview #readyplayerone #bookworm #sciencefiction #youngadultbooks @crownpublishing

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready? In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into … Continue reading Ready Player One #BookReview #readyplayerone #bookworm #sciencefiction #youngadultbooks @crownpublishing

My Years in Books! #goodreadschallenge #readingchallenge #bookworm #yearinbooks #books

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are enjoying the last few days of 2021!! I love looking at my reading from year over year on Goodreads these days so I decided to blog about it. These two and a half years I don't go to work but it doesn't look like I read more than when … Continue reading My Years in Books! #goodreadschallenge #readingchallenge #bookworm #yearinbooks #books

As Good As Dead #BookReview @hojay92 @getunderlined @prhaudio #mysterybook #thrillerbook #youngadultfiction #youngadultbook #bookworm #book #audiobook #asgoodasdead

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES WITH OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD • The highly anticipated finale to the A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series, the instant bestsellers that read like your favorite true crime podcast or show. By the end of this mystery series, you’ll never think of … Continue reading As Good As Dead #BookReview @hojay92 @getunderlined @prhaudio #mysterybook #thrillerbook #youngadultfiction #youngadultbook #bookworm #book #audiobook #asgoodasdead

Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen #BookReview #cookbook #zoesghanakitchen #recipebook #cookingbook #ghana #ghanafood #africancuisine #bookworm @voraciousbooks @zoeadjonyoh

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Remix classic Ghanaian dishes for the modern kitchen in a cookbook that is "bright, bold, and bursting with flavor" (Bryant Terry) and “provides a new perspective and a sense of wonder for Ghanaian cooking” (Sicily Sierra) Celebrated cook and writer Zoe Adjonyoh passionately believes we are on the cusp of … Continue reading Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen #BookReview #cookbook #zoesghanakitchen #recipebook #cookingbook #ghana #ghanafood #africancuisine #bookworm @voraciousbooks @zoeadjonyoh

Skin of the Sea #BookReview @getunderlined #skinofthesea #retelling #youngadultbook #youngadultfantasy #mermaid #fantasybook #yabook #bookworm @skinofthesea @prhaudio

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The must-read Black mermaid fantasy series that #1 NYT bestselling author Nicola Yoon calls “epic and original,” in which one mermaid takes on the gods themselves. Perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Beasts of Prey. A way to survive.A way … Continue reading Skin of the Sea #BookReview @getunderlined #skinofthesea #retelling #youngadultbook #youngadultfantasy #mermaid #fantasybook #yabook #bookworm @skinofthesea @prhaudio

Ramsay in 10 #BookReview #cookbook #recipebook @grandcentralpub @gordonramsay #cooking #bookworm #recipes

Synopsis from Grand Central Publishing: Packed with recipes that are max 10 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook, RAMSAY IN 10 is your new everyday cookbook. In Ramsay in 10, superstar chef, Gordon Ramsay, returns with 100 new and delicious recipes inspired by his YouTube series watched by millions across the globe – … Continue reading Ramsay in 10 #BookReview #cookbook #recipebook @grandcentralpub @gordonramsay #cooking #bookworm #recipes

Pick a Pine Tree #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #christmasbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @candlewick @patriciatoht

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Part of the magic of the Christmas season stems from the traditions that families and friends take part in every year: hanging up stockings; putting lights in the windows; and, one of the most important of all, picking out and taking home the Christmas tree. With style and warmth, debut author … Continue reading Pick a Pine Tree #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #christmasbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @candlewick @patriciatoht

Awake #BookReview #awake #picturebook #childrensbook @mackidsbooks #bookworm #kidsbooks #kidlit @magsderoma

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In a big, big cityon a busy streetat the tipity-top of a tall buildinglives a girl. One night, after a story,a snuggle,and one last sip of water,she was getting sleepy…when out of the corner of her eye… \ () ////(__)\ SPIDER The girl was no longer sleepy. Now, she was…AWAKE. In … Continue reading Awake #BookReview #awake #picturebook #childrensbook @mackidsbooks #bookworm #kidsbooks #kidlit @magsderoma

November 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #picturebooks

Hi Everyone! Hope your November was great. I read a total of 44 books but the whole month I thought I was having the reading and blog posting slump! Book review slump was true because I caught up on the last day by writing 3 reviews. The above picture consisted of books where I read … Continue reading November 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #picturebooks

Couple Found Slain #BookReview #couplefoundslain #truecrime #mysterybook #thrillerbook #bookworm @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Critically acclaimed author and psychoanalyst Mikita Brottman offers literary true crime writing at its best, taking us into the life of a murderer after his conviction—when most stories end but the defendant's life goes on. On February 21, 1992, 22-year-old Brian Bechtold walked into a police station in Port St. Joe, … Continue reading Couple Found Slain #BookReview #couplefoundslain #truecrime #mysterybook #thrillerbook #bookworm @henryholt

Float Plan #BookReview #floatplan @stmartinspress #chicklit @macmillanaudio #contemporaryromance #bookworm @trishdoller

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Heartbroken by the loss of her fiancé, adventurous Anna finds a second chance at love with an Irish sailor in this riveting, emotional romance. After a reminder goes off for the Caribbean sailing trip Anna was supposed to take with her fiancé, she impulsively goes to sea in the sailboat he … Continue reading Float Plan #BookReview #floatplan @stmartinspress #chicklit @macmillanaudio #contemporaryromance #bookworm @trishdoller