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. [...]

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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 [...]

The Bone Charmer

The Bone Charmer

3 Stars Breeana Shields Published May 2019 Sliding Doors, one of the most underrated and overlooked rom coms of the 90’s, is based on the idea that a small chance event—missing a train, for instance—can irrevocably change the course of your life.  The movie explores the idea by showing its leading lady live through the [...]

Stalking Jack the Ripper

Stalking Jack the Ripper

1.75/5 Stars Kerri Maniscalco September 2016 *Review by Alexa* Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips [...]