Month: June 2011

Misfit by Jon Skovron

This is another egalley I received from Abrams Publishing on This book will not be published till August 1st, but it will be on my staff recommendations as soon as it is. The main character is Jael. Jael has never really fit in at any school, but she’s moved all her life, almost every […]

Posted June 26, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Book Blogger Hop #6 and Follow Friday #3

Okay, joining in to Book Blogger Hop by Crazy for Books. This week’s question is: How many books are currently in your To-Be-Read (TBR) pile? Wow, I don’t know the exact number. About a year and a half ago I did actually go through and count, and it was over 300 at that time. Now, […]

Posted June 17, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 2.8

It feels like forever since I’ve blogged! But it’s really only been 2 days. Silly me. Part of the reason is that I started re-reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to get ready for the movie, and so I haven’t finished any new books to blog about in a few days. Plus, the egalley […]

Posted June 17, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

Yet another egalley from Netgalley. This book is supposed to be published in September, so I’m getting to preview it a bit early. I do enjoy a good historical fiction, and this one did not disappoint. At first my brain kept wanting to think of the main character, Abigail Tamper, as if she was a […]

Posted June 14, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

Ruined by Paula Morris

This is a book I got as a strip cover at the bookstore, and I’m not sure why it was sent back. It was really good! I thought it was anyway. The main character is Rebecca. She has to go live with her aunt in New Orleans when her dad has to travel to China […]

Posted June 12, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments