Bionic Book Worm

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Book Reviews

Hidden Bodies

HIDDEN BODIES Written by Caroline Kepnes Published by Emily Bestler Books, February 23, 2016 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past ten years, this thirty-something has buried four of... Continue Reading →


The Troop

THE TROOP Written by Nick Cutter Published by Gallery Books, February 2014 My star rating: 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Once a year, scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a three-day camping trip—a tradition... Continue Reading →


MARINA Written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon Published by Little Brown, July 22, 2014 (Originally published in Spain in 1999. Translated and published in Canada in 2014) My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In May 1980, fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly... Continue Reading →


ALLEGEDLY Written by Tiffany D. Jackson Published by Katherine Tegen Books, January 24, 2017 My star rating: 4.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the... Continue Reading →

Wild Beauty

WILD BEAUTY Written by Anna-Marie McLemore Published by Feiwel and Friends, October 3, 2017 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that... Continue Reading →


WARCROSS Written by Marie Lu Published by Penguin, September 14, 2017 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years... Continue Reading →


INVICTUS Written by Ryan Graudin Published by Little Brown, September 26, 2017 My star rating: 4.25 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living... Continue Reading →


ZODIAC Written by Romina Russell Published by Razorbill, December 9, 2014 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Rhoma Grace is a 16-year-old student from House Cancer with an unusual way of reading the stars. While her classmates use measurements... Continue Reading →


GODSGRAVE Written by Jay Kristoff Published by Thomas Dunne Books, September 5th, 2017 My star rating: 4.5 stabs stars THE SYNOPSIS: Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in... Continue Reading →

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