Bionic Book Worm

Book reviews, Top 5 Tuesday, recommendations and more


Historical Fiction

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

THE GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE Written by Mackenzie Lee Published by Katherine Tegen Books, June 27, 2017 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was... Continue Reading →


Gunslinger Girl

GUNSLINGER GIRL Written by Lyndsay Ely Published by Little Brown, January 2, 2018 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Seventeen-year-old Serendipity "Pity" Jones inherited two things from her mother: a pair of six shooters and perfect aim. She's been... Continue Reading →

The Bear And The Nightingale

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE Written by Katherine Arden Published by Del Rey Books, January 10, 2017 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts... Continue Reading →


Rainy Day Reads

It rained here. All weekend long. Normally I don't have a problem with rain. I usually love it because it gives me a reason to hang out and read all day. But this weekend we had to cancel our plans... 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 →


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 →


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