Wilder Girls

Wilder Girls

2.75 Stars Rory Power Published July 2019 *Review by Alexa* It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their [...]

August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019

Hello, bookish lovelies, and welcome to another edition of New Releases here at The Bookworm Files! This week we have a wide range of books for you from fantastical fictional worlds to our own murder happy reality.  This week also features one of the most anticipated true crime books of the last few years written by [...]

House of Salt and Sorrows

House of Salt and Sorrows

5 Stars Erin A. Craig Published August 2019 *Review by Alexa*   Thanks to Disney and our own ever-pervasive pop culture, the word fairytale conjures childlike worlds full of knights in shining armor, damsels in distress, talking animals, and long nosed witches.  In these worlds, everything is black and white with good and evil playing [...]

August 6, 2019

August 6, 2019

Hello, bookish friends, and welcome back to the New Releases corner here on The Bookworm Files!  This week we sees the release of two sequels (sequels seem to be a theme for August), a book with one of the coolest covers I’ve seen in a hot minute, and one of my favorite reads of 2019. [...]

Nine

Nine

3.75 Stars Zach Hines Published August 2018 *Review by Alexa* In an alternate world startlingly close to our own, humans have nine lives—and they can’t wait to burn straight through them. As you shed lives, you shed your awkward phases: one death is equal to one physical and mental upgrade. Julian’s friends are obsessed with [...]

July 30, 2019

July 30, 2019

Hello everyone, and welcome to The Bookworm Files inaugural New Releases post!  Every Tuesday, your one and only spooky gal, Alexa (that’s me!), will be bringing you the best of the week’s new book releases—or at least the ones that we’re most excited about.  These books will be some of our most eagerly anticipated, whether [...]

Descendant of the Crane

Descendant of the Crane

3.75/5 Stars Joan He Published April 2019 *review by Alexa* Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father’s killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages [...]