Month: February 2011

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore

Last night as I was working at the bookstore, I found myself noticing books that I wanted to read, and trying to remember to put them in my account marked as to read. And I got to thinking, why don’t I do something like other blogs I read, where I have a weekly, or […]

Posted February 6, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

Crashed by Robin Wasserman

I was so excited when this came out and I actually ordered it in to the bookstore because we didn’t have it in. But, something else came up, can’t remember what it was at this time, and I just now got around to reading it. And it was good, just like I knew it would […]

Posted February 5, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Breathless by Dean Koontz

First off, Dean Koontz is one of my favorite authors ever. His last few books though haven’t been my favorite types of his, because he does have a wide range of stories in my opinion. This book came out last December, when I was broke. I normally buy all his books, well the last 10 […]

Posted February 4, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 3 Comments

Book Blogger Hop

So I found this on another blog I follow and thought it would be fun to do as well. It’s sponsored by Jennifer at It’s a place for bloggers and readers to connect and share our love of the written word. And each week there is a question, and here is today’s question: What […]

Posted February 4, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 7 Comments

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

I got this book as an advanced reader’s copy back in October, right before the author was coming to our bookstore to do a signing. I didn’t get to go to the signing because it was right when our parent teacher conferences are, so didn’t feel the urge to pick it up and get it […]

Posted February 3, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

I have wanted to read this book for a long time. Many of the people I work with at the bookstore loved this book. I put it on my list to read, figuring it would be good, but another of those popular books that wouldn’t make my favorites list. Boy was I wrong! I finally […]

Posted February 2, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Another Faust by Daniel and Dina Nayeri

I’m a bit behind on my blogging, teaching two online classes and no snow days last week left me kinda too busy to blog. I promised myself if I actually got a snow day this week, I’d get my book blogged. And I have two to blog about, but I’ll just do this one today, […]

Posted February 1, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments