Month: March 2013

Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores by Jen Campbell

Weird Things Customers Say in ..

Posted March 3, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

When I first heard about this book through the Shelf Awareness email newsletter, I was instantly intrigued.  As someone who has worked in a bookstore since 2000, I had often talked with other booksellers about the crazy things our customers did and said.  Some annoying, some just way out there.  So I had to buy […]

Insurgent (Divergent #2) Collector’s Edition (includes Free Four) by Veronica Roth

Insurgent (Divergent #2) Colle..

Posted March 3, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

I finally got around to reading this!!  It’s been so long since I read Divergent, in fact it’s been since April of 2011!!  I tried so hard last year to win an ARC, because I’d gotten to read Divergent as an ARC. And then I didn’t get to meet the author at BEA, and I […]

Spellbinding by Maya Gold

Spellbinding by Maya Gold

Posted March 1, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Again, thanks to Scholastic and Netgalley for letting me read this egalley in the fall of 2012.  I have to say I really liked this one!  I’m not always sure about books that are about witches.  Sometimes it is too hokey or I just can’t get into the story.  But this book was really good! […]