Bionic Book Worm

Book reviews, Top 5 Tuesday, recommendations and more


Adult Fiction

Everything I Never Told You

EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU Written by Celeste Ng Published by Penguin, June 26, 2014 My star rating: 2.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the... Continue Reading →



HORRORSTOR Written by Grady Hendrix Published by Quirk books, September 23, 2014 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered... Continue Reading →

Waking Gods

WAKING GODS Written by Sylvain Neuvel Published by Del Rey, April 4, 2017 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: As a child, Rose Franklin made an astonishing discovery: a giant metallic hand, buried deep within the earth. As an... Continue Reading →


Exit West

EXIT WEST Written by Mohsin Hamid Published by Riverhead, March 7, 2017 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed.... Continue Reading →


If you like this then….. #7

Now that we're nearing the end of the year, I've been reflecting on the books that I've read and loved this year. The two books that I'm recommending to you today are ones that I read in February of this... Continue Reading →



ARTEMIS Written by Andy Weir Published by Crown Publishing, November 14, 2017 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if... Continue Reading →


Final Girls

FINAL GIRLS Written by Riley Sager Published by Dutton, July 11, 2017 My star rating: 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS:        Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the... Continue Reading →


The Fireman

THE FIREMAN Written by Joe Hill Published by William Morrow, January 3, 2017 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The fireman is coming. Stay cool. No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new... Continue Reading →


If you like this then….. #4

It's been quite a while since I've been able to get to this feature! I'm so glad to get the chance to do it again and include two books that impacted me so emotionally. One of them could actually be... Continue Reading →


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