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

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

The Suite Spot #BookReview #thesuitespot @stmartinspress #romancebook #contemporarybook #bookworm @trishdoller

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: One of the few bright lights in Rachel Beck’s life is her job at a Miami Beach luxury hotel—until she’s fired for something she didn’t do. As a single mom, Rachel knows she needs stability, and fast. On impulse, Rachel inquires about a position at a brewery hotel on a tiny … Continue reading The Suite Spot #BookReview #thesuitespot @stmartinspress #romancebook #contemporarybook #bookworm @trishdoller

I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

Synopsis from Scholastic: The email arrives Sunday night: Do exactly what I say, when I say it, or I will reveal your secret. On Monday morning, seventh graders Owen, Gemma, Ally, and Todd, who have nothing in common and barely know each other, must work together and follow the instructions of an anonymous blackmailer. None … Continue reading I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

The Fields #BookReview & #BlogTour #thefields #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #debut #bookworm @flatironbooks @erinyoungauthor

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A breakneck procedural that is beautifully written and masterfully crafted, Erin Young's The Fields is a dynamite debut—crime fiction at its very finest. Some things don't stay buried. It starts with a body—a young woman found dead in an Iowa cornfield, on one of the few family farms still managing to … Continue reading The Fields #BookReview & #BlogTour #thefields #mysterybooks #thrillerbooks #debut #bookworm @flatironbooks @erinyoungauthor

You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: This empathetic and inclusive picture book empowers kids to love themselves and their identities, stand up to hate, and have each others' backs no matter what. When I say something is unfair to me, but it's fair for you, what does that make it?When I meditate, it all gets clear.And if you … Continue reading You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!… things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one - but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive. He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable worrywart, returns … Continue reading Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous #BookReview #onearthwerebrieflygorgeous @oceanvuong @penguinpress #bookworm #asianliterature #literaryfiction #lgbtbooks

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the … Continue reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous #BookReview #onearthwerebrieflygorgeous @oceanvuong @penguinpress #bookworm #asianliterature #literaryfiction #lgbtbooks

Skyward #BookReview #skyward @brandsanderson @getunderlined #youngadultfantasy #yafantasy #yafiction #youngadultbook #sciencefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future. … Continue reading Skyward #BookReview #skyward @brandsanderson @getunderlined #youngadultfantasy #yafantasy #yafiction #youngadultbook #sciencefiction #bookworm

Send Help! #BookReview #sendhelp #humor #cartoons #desertislandcartoons @voraciousbooks @ellisrosen #book

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: A hilarious collection of desert island cartoons from New Yorker cartoonists Jon Adams and Ellis Rosen to help us feel isolated. . . together. This timely reflection on isolation brings together the best of a beloved genre, featuring an array of desert cartoons done in the signature single-panel style of … Continue reading Send Help! #BookReview #sendhelp #humor #cartoons #desertislandcartoons @voraciousbooks @ellisrosen #book

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