A Touch of Jen #BookReview #atouchofjen #adultfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Remy and Alicia, a couple of insecure service workers, are not particularly happy together. But they are bound by a shared obsession with Jen, a beautiful former co-worker of Remy’s who now seems to be following her bliss as a globe-trotting jewelry designer. In and outside the bedroom, Remy and … Continue reading A Touch of Jen #BookReview #atouchofjen #adultfiction #bookworm @littlebrown

Book Series Giveaway! #bookgiveaway #giveaway #middlegradebooks #mglit #kidlit #graphicnovel #bookworm #memoir @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond

Hi Everyone! I’m currently hosting a book series giveaway on my Instagram account at @howusefulitis for this middle grade graphic novel series called Real Friends, Best Friends, and Friends Forever by Shannon Hale and illustrated by LeUyen Pham which was published by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and First Second. I loved reading Real Friends and … Continue reading Book Series Giveaway! #bookgiveaway #giveaway #middlegradebooks #mglit #kidlit #graphicnovel #bookworm #memoir @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond

July 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookreview #bookworm #picturebooks

Hi Everyone! The new month is almost ending and I’m doing a previous month’s wrap! Yeah, time really do fly past me by. I’m on a race to read more books because my unread TBR seems to grow longer and longer. I don’t want to miss out on all of the good reads! I have … Continue reading July 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookreview #bookworm #picturebooks

Let Her Lie #BookReview #audiobook #letherlie @crookedlanebks #bookworm #thriller #bryanreardon

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: In New York Times bestselling author Bryan Reardon’s captivating thriller, a dejected filmmaker lets his curiosity get the best of him and plunges into a web of depravity and danger from which there might be no escape. Theo Snyder is at the end of his rope. One minute he was … Continue reading Let Her Lie #BookReview #audiobook #letherlie @crookedlanebks #bookworm #thriller #bryanreardon

Little Free Library Tour 2 #littlefreelibrary #bookworm #books #bookunhaul

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are doing well. Before my son’s school started, on 8/12/21, I took him and my toddler daughter out for a car ride, to 5 different little free libraries. I’m loving them so much! It’s my new (obsession) and motivation to read faster so that I can bring my books to … Continue reading Little Free Library Tour 2 #littlefreelibrary #bookworm #books #bookunhaul

River Stories #BookReview #riverstories #picturebook #childrensbook @harper360 @timothyknapman #bookworm @ashlinglindsay

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Sail along five mighty rivers around the world and open up the giant fold-out pages to reveal incredible stories from history, mythology and modern times. This gorgeous gift book will take you on a world adventure via the world's greatest rivers. The Yangtze tells of dragons and dolphins, while the Rhine whispers … Continue reading River Stories #BookReview #riverstories #picturebook #childrensbook @harper360 @timothyknapman #bookworm @ashlinglindsay

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

Dark Roads #BookReview #darkroads #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #bookworm @stmartinspress @macmillanaudio @chevystevens #audiobook

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The Cold Creek Highway stretches close to five hundred miles through British Columbia’s rugged wilderness to the west coast. Isolated and vast, it has become a prime hunting ground for predators. For decades, young women traveling the road have gone missing. Motorists and hitchhikers, those passing through or living in one … Continue reading Dark Roads #BookReview #darkroads #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #bookworm @stmartinspress @macmillanaudio @chevystevens #audiobook

Nothing but Blackened Teeth #BookReview @casskhaw @tornightfire #horrorbook #bookworm #nothingbutblackenedteeth #ghoststory

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists. A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls packed with the remains of the girls sacrificed to keep her company. … Continue reading Nothing but Blackened Teeth #BookReview @casskhaw @tornightfire #horrorbook #bookworm #nothingbutblackenedteeth #ghoststory

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 Truth About Bears #BookReview #thetruthaboutbears #picturebooks #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Maxwell Eaton III's The Truth About Bears is a lighthearted nonfiction picture book, filled with useful facts about bears that will make you laugh so hard you won’t even realize you’re learning something! About: The Truth About Bears is a nonfiction children’s picture book written and illustrated by Maxwell Eaton III. … Continue reading The Truth About Bears #BookReview #thetruthaboutbears #picturebooks #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii

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

The Weekend Away #BookReview #bookworm #theweekendaway @harper360 @sarahalderson #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks

Soon to be a Netflix Original Movie (see publisher’s website). Synopsis from HarperCollins: Two friends go on holiday. Only one comes back. Orla and Kate have been best friends forever. Together they’ve faced it all – be it Orla’s struggles as a new mother or Kate’s messy divorce. And whatever else happens in their lives, … Continue reading The Weekend Away #BookReview #bookworm #theweekendaway @harper360 @sarahalderson #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks

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

Thankful #BookReview #thankful #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful. I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.Who whisper the same poem every night … Continue reading Thankful #BookReview #thankful #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Disney’s Treasury of Children’s Classics was an excellent read! So many stories (22 stories to be exact) collected into one book. Took me many months to finish reading it for my daughter. Each story ended with how Disney made the story into an animated movie. It’s definitely cool to read about the animated movie making … Continue reading Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Hi Everyone! I’m so intrigued by these little free libraries, don’t you? I learned of its existence through other bookworms on Instagram. My first encounter of it in person was during a trip to Memphis, TN few years ago. This little free library was located at a park. Then last year, I happened to drive … Continue reading Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Deep in the Sea #BookReview #deepinthesea #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Compare sea creatures to land animals with similar names in this interactive play-on-words pop-up book with spectacular illustrations. Lions roar…sea lions snore. Are catfish, dogfish, and elephant seals the same as a cat, a dog, or an elephant? Pop-ups reveal their differences in this delightful introduction to amazing creatures of … Continue reading Deep in the Sea #BookReview #deepinthesea #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids

Midnight Sun #BookReview #YAFantasy #bookworm #midnightsun @littlebrownyr #stepheniemeyer

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly anticipated companion: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire’s point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But … Continue reading Midnight Sun #BookReview #YAFantasy #bookworm #midnightsun @littlebrownyr #stepheniemeyer

The New Kid Has Fleas #BookReview @amedyckman #thenewkidhasfleas #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks @petiteturk

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: From bestselling author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Eda Kaban, The New Kid Has Fleas is a hilarious picture book about a new kid in school who appears to have been raised by wolves. There's a new kid in class, and they're . . . different. They dress different. Talk different. Eat … Continue reading The New Kid Has Fleas #BookReview @amedyckman #thenewkidhasfleas #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks @petiteturk

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

May & June 2021 Wrap-Up Harry Potter theme park & Nascar #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! Time has escaped me by. I feel like I don’t do enough and the end of the month came and went. It’s already 10 days into July. I have only reviewed one book. Somehow I managed to read and reviewed 14 books in June and 8 books in May. My picture from June … Continue reading May & June 2021 Wrap-Up Harry Potter theme park & Nascar #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup

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

The Truth About Dolphins #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #nonfiction #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii #thetruthaboutdolphins

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Did you know that dolphins find their dinners by using sound to track down the location of their prey? Did you know that baby dolphins are born tail-first? Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like human fingerprints) that makes them recognizable to other dolphins? Discover these facts … Continue reading The Truth About Dolphins #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #nonfiction #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii #thetruthaboutdolphins

Dr Fauci #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids @katemessner @alexandrabye

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The definitive picture book biography of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of the most crucial figures in the COVID-19 pandemic. Before he was Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci was a … Continue reading Dr Fauci #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids @katemessner @alexandrabye

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

Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place — not a house, but … Continue reading Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: This "fight or flight" manual for life (the fake one you live on the internet and the one you actually live) will help you power through your worst days so you can enjoy the good ones. “I’m not here asking you to fix yourself. There’s nothing wrong with you, okay? … Continue reading How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

The Truth About Butterflies #BookReview #thetruthaboutbutterflies #bookworm #picturebook #kidsbook #childrensbook @maxwelleatoniii @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Maxwell Eaton III's The Truth About Butterflies is another hilarious addition to this fan favorite series. A funny, informational book to what butterflies are really like. This guide to the majestic butterfly walks you through its unique life cycle and offers anything you ever wanted to know about the colorful insect… … Continue reading The Truth About Butterflies #BookReview #thetruthaboutbutterflies #bookworm #picturebook #kidsbook #childrensbook @maxwelleatoniii @mackidsbooks

Hairpin Bridge #BookReview #hairpinbridge #mysterythriller #psychologicalthriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: From the author of the “full-throttle thriller” (A. J. Finn) No Exit—a riveting new psychological page-turner featuring a fierce and unforgettable heroine.Three months ago, Lena Nguyen’s estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge seventy miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that … Continue reading Hairpin Bridge #BookReview #hairpinbridge #mysterythriller #psychologicalthriller #bookworm @wmmorrowbooks