Month: November 2011

Follow Friday #13

Posted November 25, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

It is time for this week’s Feature and Follow Friday, hosted by Parajunkee, and Allison Can Read. This is a blog hop that expands your blog following by a joint effort between bloggers.This week’s question is: It’s Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., so we want to know what you are thankful for – blogging related, […]

One Lovely Blog award!

Posted November 23, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Thanks to Samanth at The Written Escape for giving me the One Lovely Blog Award! I know many bloggers don’t want to do awards, and I understand that it takes time to do this, but for now I’m grateful and will continue to participate as long as I have the time to do it. Now […]

Waiting on Wednesday – S..

Posted November 23, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event sponsored by Jill at Breaking the Spine, where we spotlight upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting. This week I’ve chosen a book that I am eagerly awaiting for many reasons. Not just that I loved the 1st book, but that I got to meet the author last Friday […]

The Name of the Star by Mauree..

Posted November 13, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 3 Comments

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars So I’ve been a fan of Maureen Johnson since I first began following her on Twitter. I even got her to reply to me one time, a long time ago though. I hadn’t read her books yet, just knew her name […]

Follow Friday #12

Posted November 11, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 5 Comments

Feature and Follow Friday is a weekly event that expands your blog following by a joint effort between bloggers and it is hosted by Parajunkee and Allison Can Read. This week’s question is: In light of 11/11/11 and Veteran’s Day, tell us about your favorite soldier and how he or she is saving the world. […]

The Book of Blood and Shadow b..

Posted November 10, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman My rating: 4 of 5 stars I got this book from Netgalley, and am so glad I did! I’m a huge fan of Robin Wasserman’s books because of the Skinned series, which I think is now called the Cold Awakening series. But anyway, this is a […]

Waiting on Wednesday – P..

Posted November 9, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that highlights upcoming releases we are eagerly awaiting. Last week I veered off the path a bit with all the books I’d been waiting on in the past, but now were released, yet I hadn’t had time to read them yet. […]

November RAK

Posted November 5, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

Well, I signed up to do RAK last month, and got 3 different books! It was awesome! I’m sure a lot of that was because it was my birthday month. However, I’m a little ticked at myself because I can’t find the emails to remember the people that sent me the books. And I know […]

I’m thankful for Nancy D..

Posted November 3, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

I’m a huge fan of Beth Revis, I loved her debut novel Across the Universe. She is having this awesome contest in honor of Thanksgiving by asking fans to post about their favorite titles and the winner will receive all 19 of the signed books listed, as well as some awesome swag! So I decided […]

Gateway 2012-2013 Nominee 5: ..

Posted November 3, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book. It is not really historical fiction, but it goes back and does get into some history and it is a ghost type story as well. In a way it reminds me just a little bit of […]