Bookworm in the Know

Happy belly button of the week! My apologies for not posting anything last week; I caught a cold and was feeling under the weather. This year Spring has refused to stay put and the weather in the DC area has been a see-saw of chilly and rainy days. I mean it’s almost June and some days I still have to wear a jacket or sweater. However, rainy weather makes for great reading — especially in bed and under the covers. So. . . I guess I can’t complain too much. Luckily, before I got sick I was able to check out the Gaithersburg Book Festival. This was my first visit and I thought it was well organized and filled with loads of authors, activities and all things books. I was only able to stay for a few hours, but I will definitely return next year. They had tons of activities for the entire family as well as a used book sale (which is a weakness of mine).

“No two persons ever read the same book.”
Edmund Wilson

What I’m Currently Reading
I just finished reading Into the Water by Paula Hawkins and hope to finish Radical Hope soon. I have more than enough books to read, but of course, I always add/want/need more…and I have accepted I will never be able to stop buying more books. I’m addicted to books and I cannot lie (cheesy I know). I’m super ecstatic to start reading Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. This book has been on my to be read list for months. The book is getting a lot of praise and was chosen as an Amazon Best Book of June 2017 as well as a top pick for LibraryReads. Stay tuned for my review.

New Book Releases this Week
Here’s a list of this week’s new book releases via NewInBooks and here is a list of new releases for Children and Young Adults brought to you via Publishers Weekly (PW).

Summer Releases
Here is another great list of summer reads from Goodreads. What are you looking forward to reading this summer? Here are just a few I’m excited to read (in no particular order). Which book are you excited to read? Comment below!


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