Bionic Book Worm

Book reviews, tags, and random bookish thoughts


Historical Fiction

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Simon & Schuster Canada, June 13, 2017 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and... Continue Reading →


HOMEGOING Written by Yaa Gyasi Published by Alfred A Knopf, June 7, 2016 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an... Continue Reading →

Calendar Girls – Best Historical Fiction

It's the first Monday of the month so you know what that means - Calendar Girls!!! Hosted by the ever amazing Melanie @ MN Bernard Books and Flavia @ Flavia the Bibliophile. If you're not aware of this event, here is some info.... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Historical Fiction

This was a VERY difficult one for me. Historical Fiction is one of my absolute favourite genres. I was never a fan of history in school. The teachers I had were the type that told you to read 50 pages... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Underrated Books

Finally! I'm getting to this post! I've wanted to create this list for SOOO long! I'll start off by saying that I love that there's book hype. I don't always feel that the hype is deserved for the content in... Continue Reading →

It’s guest post day! – City of Thieves

The day has arrived and, as promised, I'm going to be sending you a link to my guest post over on the beautiful blog Cornerfolds! I had to do one of the things I hate the most - which is introduce... Continue Reading →

Anna and the Swallow Man

ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN Written by Gavriel Savit Published by Knopf, January 26 2017 My star rating: 2.5 stars Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is... Continue Reading →

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS Written by John Boyne Published by David Fickling Books, September 12 2006 My star rating: 4 stars Berlin, 1942 : When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are... Continue Reading →

Blood For Blood

BLOOD FOR BLOOD Written by Ryan Graudin Published by Little Brown, November 1 2016 My star rating: 4 stars Please keep in mind that this is the second book to a series. If you have not read the first book,... Continue Reading →

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