Month: June 2012

The Goddess Legacy (Goddess Test #2.5) by Aimee Carter

The Goddess Legacy (Goddess Te..

Posted June 30, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 5 Comments

     Thanks to Netgalley and Harlequin Teen for allowing me to read this egalley.  Once again Aimee Carter has done a wonderful job in retelling the myths of the Greek gods and goddesses.  She’s given them lives and back stories, given us reasons to either sympathize with those we before didn’t like, or given […]

Desperately Wanting Wednesdays:  Second Series Salivations

Desperately Wanting Wednesdays..

Posted June 27, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Desperately Wanting Wednesday, is inspired by the meme Waiting on Wednesday, which was created by Breaking the Spine. But, unlike WOWs, Desperately Wanting Wedneday is not only for releases that I’m waiting on, it’s also for released novels that I just haven’t purchased yet, or might be sitting on my shelf that I want to read, […]

On Fire:  A Teen Wolf Novel by Nancy Holder

On Fire: A Teen Wolf Novel by..

Posted June 25, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

On Fire by Nancy Holder My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was so excited when I saw that I could email the author and get a copy of this book for review. So I immediately did that, and very soon it came in the mail! So I put it on my next to read […]

The Land of Stories:  The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer Review and Giveaway!!

The Land of Stories: The Wish..

Posted June 23, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

I was very fortunate to be able to get a copy of the ARC at BEA this summer.  Actually, I got two copies, and if you read to the end of this post, you’ll see a giveaway for this book!  But on with my review!  I know that this is partly getting lots of buzz […]

Sisters’ Guide to NYC Cupcakes by Nanette McClain, Nerissa Pinkston, and Nichelle Walters

Sisters’ Guide to NYC Cu..

Posted June 21, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First I have to thank the 3 sisters, specifically Nanette, as well as for another awesome giveaway that alerted me to this book.  When I saw this book about cupcakes in New York City, right before I was getting ready to go visit my sister who like me loves cupcakes, AND lives in New […]

Waiting on Wednesday – BEA Wrap-up!

Waiting on Wednesday – B..

Posted June 20, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, where we spotlight upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting. And, I thought I’d wrap up all my BEA stuff by listing the books that I listed before BEA that I wanted to get, that I didn’t end up coming home with. Next […]

My BEA Experience

My BEA Experience

Posted June 18, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Julie Kagawa and me Okay, so this is going to be a long one, and I’m probably going to work on it for a few days.  First, let me say what a great experience it was. DAY 1  The first day was the Book Bloggers Day.  I don’t feel that it was necessarily worth how […]

Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

Goddess Interrupted by Aimee C..

Posted June 16, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

I was so excited to finally get to see Aimee Carter at BEA and get this book signed by her!  Instead of moving on with the egalleys I had on my Nook, I read it! And I was in no way disappointed!  In fact, you may have seen several posts from me lately about how […]

Clear Your Shelf June Giveaway Hop

Clear Your Shelf June Giveaway..

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 34 Comments

Wow, with just getting back from BEA, I almost forgot I’d signed up for this!  So, to get this done, I have two books I’m going to make available.  I will have two winners.  The first winner will get to choose which of the two books they want, and the other book will be for […]

The Goddess Hunt (Goddess Test #1.5) by Aimee Carter

The Goddess Hunt (Goddess Test..

Posted June 11, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

So, I was getting ready to read my brand new autographed copy of Goddess Interrupted from BEA, when I saw something on the bookmark I got with it about this story.  And I know that you don’t usually HAVE to read the short stories set in between the novels to keep up, but I decided […]