Bionic Book Worm

Book reviews, Top 5 Tuesday, recommendations and more




SPELLSLINGER Written by Sebastien de Castell Published by Orbit, July 17, 2018 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Kellen is moments away from facing his first duel and proving his worth as a spellcaster. There's just one problem; his... Continue Reading →


A Shadow Bright and Burning

A SHADOW BRIGHT AND BURNING Written by Jessica Cluess Published by Random House, September 20, 2016 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s... Continue Reading →


UPROOTED Written by Naomi Novik Published by Del Rey, May 19, 2015 My star rating: 2.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on... Continue Reading →

Save The Date

SAVE THE DATE Written by Morgan Matson Published by Simon and Schuster, June 5, 2018 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the... Continue Reading →

The Loneliest Girl In The Universe

THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE Written by Lauren James Published by Harper Teen, July 3, 2018 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The daughter of two astronauts, Romy Silvers is no stranger to life in space. But she... Continue Reading →

My Plain Jane

MY PLAIN JANE Written by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Published by Harper Teen, June 26, 2018 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane... Continue Reading →

Carry On

CARRY ON Written by Rainbow Rowell Published by St Martin's Griffin, October 6, 2015 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen. That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz... Continue Reading →

A House at the Bottom of a Lake

A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE Written by Josh Malerman Published by This Is Horror, October 21, 2016 My star rating: 3.75 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first... Continue Reading →


PUDDIN' Written by Julie Murphy Published by Balzar + Bray, May 8. 2018 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: It is a companion novel to Dumplin', which follows supporting characters from the first book in the months after Willowdean's... Continue Reading →

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