E-galley Review:  Where It Begins (Pucked #0.5) by Helena Hunting

E-galley Review: Where It Beg..

Posted December 4, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Blurb: From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Helena Hunting comes a new story in her Pucked series. The untold story of Skye and Sidney, and the origin story where Vi and Miller are teens when their parents start dating and fall in love… I accidentally grabbed the wrong drink at the coffee shop. On the upside, […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #146 – December 3rd, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #146 – Decemb..

Posted December 3, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 14 Comments

Last Sunday was still November. Woke up to about 4 inches of snow. Spent the day doing some blogging, commenting on blogs, and reading. Chiefs won their game in the end. Dinner at my mom’s house. Dreading going back to work the next day. Monday at work was busy, but not a bad day. I […]

Book Blitz with Giveaway:  Once Upon a Charming Bookshop (Charming, Texas #6) by Heatherly Bell

Book Blitz with Giveaway: Onc..

Posted November 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 2 Comments

Once Upon a Charming BookshopHeatherly Bell(Charming, Texas, #6)Published by: Harlequin Special EditionPublication date: November 28th 2023Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Holiday, Romance Time to rewrite their story? He’d always simply been her best friend. But when Noah Cahill moved back to town, bookstore owner Twyla Thompson knew something was different. Was it holiday memories of the loss […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #56: November 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #56: Nove..

Posted November 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Here are the books I read and/or finished this past month that were not part of scheduled tours or requests from authors/publishers. A Heavy Dose of Allison Tandy by Jeff Bishop My Review: So I really liked this one. The narrator was perfect, and the humor the author used with witty banter and the main […]

E-galley Review:  Never Plan a Billionaire’s Wedding (Whatever It Takes #1) by Julia Kent

E-galley Review: Never Plan a..

Posted November 29, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 3 Comments

Cover Designer:  Staci Hart Audiobook Narrators:  COMING SOON Tropes/Themes:  Billionaire, Forbidden Romance/Breaking Contract, Mistaken Identity, Wedding, Engagement, Reunion Romance, Second Chance Romance, Romantic Comedy Blurb: Rule #1: Don’t fall in love with the groom Stalker exes. Momzillas. Drunk uncles. Hurricanes. Jealous siblings. Paparazzi. You name it, Kari Whitevelt has seen it all. And that’s why […]

E-galley Review:  He’s Not My Type (The Vancouver Agitators #4) by Meghan Quinn

E-galley Review: He’s N..

Posted November 28, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Blurb: From USA Today and Amazon Charts bestselling author Meghan Quinn, comes a new roommates to lovers, standalone sports romance featuring the hockey men you can’t get enough of. This steamy, one bed romantic comedy will bring all the laughs while making your cheeks blush at the same time. Sometimes the quietest are the most […]

The DNF Report #24 – November 2023

The DNF Report #24 – Novembe..

Posted November 27, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in The DNF Report / 10 Comments

Continuing this as a monthly post, even if I end up with none. Night Shift by Annie Crown My thoughts: So, I think I maybe need to stop requesting or getting excited to read Wattpad books. The idea behind this and of course the cover totally grabbed my attention. I only got about 7% when […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #145 – November 26th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #145 – Novemb..

Posted November 26, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 22 Comments

So last Sunday was another no-football game day. I actually spent the whole day at home blogging and reading, other than going to my mom’s for family dinner. I had trouble on another book I was reading for the Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon and so had another DNF for the month. We got some rain in the […]