Early Review | A Wish Upon the Stars TJ Klune

A Wish Upon the Stars by TJ Klune The Tales of Verania #4 Destiny, Fuck Yeah! #3 M/M Comedic Fantasy Dreamspinner Press | March 27, 2018 About the Book: Nearly a year ago, blinded by grief and betrayal, Sam of Wilds made a desperate decision to follow the Great White into the Dark Woods. Now, he […]

Review | Turn Coat by Jim Butcher

Turn Coat by Jim Butcher The Dresden Files #11 Urban Fantasy April 7, 2009 About the Book: When it comes to the magical ruling body known as the White Council, Harry keeps his nose clean and his head down. For years, the Council has held a death mark over Harry’s head. He’s still thought of […]

New Release Review | Lake Silence by Anne Bishop

Lake Silence by Anne Bishop The Others #6 Urban Fantasy Ace | March 6, 2018 About the Book: In this thrilling and suspenseful fantasy, set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Others series, Vicki DeVine and her lodger, the shapeshifter Aggie Crowe, stumble onto a dead body . . . and find themselves enmeshed […]

‘What Took Me So Long’ Reviews

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos. But when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave. Beautiful, manipulative, and deadly, his new master, Prince Laurent, epitomizes […]

New Release Review | Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown Red Rising #4 Science Fiction Del Rey Books | January 16, 2018 About the Book: They call him father, liberator, warlord, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the pale blue planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy. It is the tenth year of […]

New Release Review | Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price

Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price PsyCop #9 M/M Urban Fantasy JCP Books LLC | January 16, 2018 About the Book: Victor Bayne is through with the Chicago PD. Can he handle the FPMP? After years of frustration as a PsyCop, Victor Bayne reports for duty at the Federal Psychic Monitoring Program. As a fledgeling agent, […]

Beat the Backlist Series Review | Immemorial Year by TJ Klune

About Book One: Once upon a time, humanity could no longer contain the rage that swelled within, and the world ended in a wave of fire. One hundred years later, in the wasteland formerly known as America, a broken man who goes only by the name of Cavalo survives. Purposefully cutting himself off from what […]

Duo Review | DC Icons #1 & #2

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo DC Icons #1 Random House | August 28, 2017 About the Book:  Daughter of immortals. Princess Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mortal. Diana will […]

Review | Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

About the Book: THE WORLD IS BREAKING. AND SO ARE THEY. KATE HARKER isn’t afraid of monsters. She hunts them. And she’s good at it. AUGUST FLYNN once yearned to be human. He has a part to play. And he will play it, no matter the cost. THE WAR HAS BEGUN. THE MONSTERS ARE WINNING. Kate will […]

Review | Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

About the Book: Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her […]

Early Bird Review | The Consumption of Magic

About the Book: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse. It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could be. Because […]

Blog Tour Review | Monsterland by Michael Okon

I was on the fence about reading Monsterland, but I couldn’t resist when I saw the the announcement for the tour.  It was just the push I needed to request and read this ARC. So, thank you so much to Rockstar Book Tours for organizing the Monsterland blog tour, and for choosing me to take part! I […]

Review | Evenfall by Santino Hassel and Ais

About the Book: In a post-apocalyptic future, the Agency works behind the scenes to take down opposition groups that threaten the current government. Their goals justify all means, even when it comes to their own agents. Sin is the Agency’s most efficient killer. His fighting skills and talent at assassination have led to him being […]

Review | Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

About the Book: The first in a new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author. In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape […]

Early Bird Review | Gummy Bears & Grenades by Charlie Cochet

About the Book: THIRDS agent Dexter J. Daley can’t wait to marry his fiancé, Team Leader Sloane Brodie, but first he’s looking forward to celebrating his bachelor party—which he intends to be a shenanigans-free evening of getting his groove on with family and friends. Of course events don’t work out as planned, but for Dex […]

Review | Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

About the Book: SHE’S DESTINED TO DESTROY THE WORLD…  “Cat” Catalia Fisa has been running from her destiny since she could crawl. But now, her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat’s tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering future. So what’s a girl to do when she knows it’s her […]

Beat the Backlist Review | A Promise of Fire

About the Book: Catalia “Cat” Fisa is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed soothsayer has no interest in her powers and would much rather fly under the radar, far from the clutches of her homicidal mother. But when an ambitious warlord captures her, she may not have a choice… Griffin is intent […]

Wildfire Blog Tour | Review, Giveaway & Excerpt

I adore this series.  I think it’s my favorite by Ilona Andrews. I was so excited to see Tasty Book Tours hosting a blog tour for book 3, Wildfire.  I knew I had to be part of it.  Thank you to Tasty for including Birdie Bookworm! Don’t forget to visit the Giveaway near the bottom, […]

Audio Book Reviews

Audio books and I have had a very tumultuous relationship. I’ve always been interested, but I struggled with staying focused while reading. I found that listening while cleaning, or working around the house was a bad idea, and since I didn’t drive my listening time was hampered.  I thought the problem was me. I’m a […]

Newly Hatched Review | Skin After Skin

About the Book: Fierce. Audacious. Independent. Curtis Ash can’t be bothered to settle down. He’s too busy enjoying his cushy job as a high-paid stylist, caught in a whirlwind of hookups, parties, and obscenely priced cocktails. The only snarl in an otherwise charmed life is the salon’s hotshot colorist, Red Turner. Not only does Red […]

Early Bird Review | Heroine Worship

About the Book: Once upon a time, Aveda Jupiter (aka Annie Chang) was demon-infested San Francisco’s most beloved superheroine, a beacon of hope and strength and really awesome outfits. But all that changed the day she agreed to share the spotlight with her best friend and former assistant Evie Tanaka—who’s now a badass, fire-wielding superheroine […]

Early Bird Review | A Destiny of Dragons

A Destiny of Dragons is the sequel to The Lightning Struck Heart. The review may contain spoilers for book one. About the Book: Once upon a time, the wizard’s apprentice Sam of Wilds got his happily ever after in the arms of his cornerstone, Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart. A year has passed, and while Sam’s […]

Review | A Conjuring of Light

About the Book: Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies. THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED… The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. WHO […]

Newly Hatched Review | White Hot

About the Book: The Hidden Legacy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews continues as Nevada and Rogan navigate a world where magic is the norm…and their relationship burns hot Nevada Baylor has a unique and secret skill—she knows when people are lying—and she’s used that magic (along with plain, hard work) […]