Month: May 2013

Rise (Eve #3) by Anna Carey

I finished up the trilogy this afternoon.  And I wasn’t disappointed.  I will say the ending seemed a bit, um, don’t know how to put it.  Kind of an “oh yeah, here you go.”  But not in a bad way.  And I won’t tell you what I’m talking about, because I don’t want to spoil […]

Posted May 12, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Once (Eve #2) by Anna Carey

This is one of the books I actually paid for at the Romantic Times Convention Book Fair last Saturday.  I was lucky enough to get the first one that I’d read as an e-galley, Eve, at the Avon Red Slipper party the night before for free.  And then, I got the third and final book […]

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Absent by Katie Williams

First I must say thank you to Chronicle Books and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book. This was a good ghost story.  The main character is Paige, who has recently died from falling off the roof of her school.  She wakes up and can’t leave the school grounds, in fact, […]

Posted May 6, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

The Selection by Kiera Cass

I’ve been interested in reading this book for a long time.  Of course it has such a pretty cover, so that pulled me in at first.  Then I heard lots of great reviews of it.  I guess there are negative ones out there, but I didn’t see them.  And I don’t plan to go look […]

Posted May 5, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 Comments

Spring Fling Giveaway Hop (INT)

So, as I mentioned before, I’m going to participate in one of these giveaways sponsored by I Am a Reader, Not a Writer each month.  Since May is so busy, I decided to get this done at the beginning.  For the Spring Fling giveaway hop, I’m giving away your choice of a $12 gift card […]

Posted May 1, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 152 Comments