Bionic Book Worm

Book reviews, Top 5 Tuesday, recommendations and more



I Stop Somewhere

I STOP SOMEWHERE Written by TE Carter Published by Feiwel and Friends, February 27, 2018 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished. Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshman year with a... Continue Reading →


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 →

Speak – The Graphic Novel

SPEAK Written by Laurie Halse Anderson, illustrated by Emily Carroll Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, February 6, 2018 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is... Continue Reading →


The Hazel Wood

THE HAZEL WOOD Written by Melissa Albert Published by Flatiron Books, January 30, 2018 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of... Continue Reading →


We Are The Ants

WE ARE THE ANTS Written by Shaun David Hutchinson Published by Simon Pulse, January 19, 2016 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum:... Continue Reading →


Night of Cake and Puppets

NIGHT OF CAKE AND PUPPETS Written by Laini Taylor, illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo Published by Little Brown, September 12, 2017 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not known for timidity. Her... 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 →


They Both Die At The End

THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END Written by Adam Silvera Published by Harper Teen, September 5, 2017 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give... Continue Reading →


If you like this then….. #5

It's been a while since I've been able to do this feature. Too long in my opinion! I only have a few comparisons set aside and really need to sit down and continue the list. When I first considered starting... Continue Reading →


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