Month: August 2013

Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop August 2013

Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop ..

Posted August 20, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 47 Comments

Thanks to both Mary at Bookhounds and Kathy at I Am a Reader, Not A Writer, for hosting this giveaway hop.  I’m doing  a lot of giveaways lately, mostly for gift cards, so this will be nice and easy, you just get to pick from one of the books I’ve shown pictures of below.  You […]

Survivor (Alone #2) by James Phelan

Survivor (Alone #2) by James P..

Posted August 19, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 5 Comments

I purchased this book because I was unable to find it at any library near me, and I was able to get the 3rd book in the series from Netgalley.  First you can go back and check out my review of the first book in the series, Chasers.  And I must say, I am in […]

Once We Were (The Hybrid Chronicles #2) by Kat Zhang

Once We Were (The Hybrid Chron..

Posted August 18, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Thanks to Harper Teen and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this in June.  I just read and reviewed the first in this series right before I got this to read, and you can read my review of What’s Left of Me HERE.  Know that if you haven’t read the first book […]

Stacking the Shelves – August 17th, 2013

Stacking the Shelves – A..

Posted August 18, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in Stacking the Shelves / 8 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  It is a way for us to share the new books we have collected. Another REALLY slow week, but again, needed as I have a ton of books on my TBR piles to read already! I actually only have 1 book to share this week: Purchased: Since I got […]

Feature and Follow #11 2013

Feature and Follow #11 2013

Posted August 17, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Feature and Follow Friday is sponsored by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.  The purpose of this event is to learn about the two featured bloggers each week, as well as to increase your own blog following by joining in on the fun! This week’s question/activity is: Share something you’ve learned about book blogging or just blogging in general […]

Booking Through Thursday #1

Booking Through Thursday #1

Posted August 16, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

I thought I was going to have to break my goal of blogging every day for summer, because the e-galley I just finished can’t have its review posted until 30 days before its publication date of October 1st.  Soooo, I didn’t really know of any Thursday memes, until I found this one!  So, here we […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

Waiting on Wednesday: Man Mad..

Posted August 14, 2013 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.  This week I’ve chosen another book that I was turned down for the e-galley.  And I was sad because I loved the other book I read by this author, Misfit, and so wanted to […]

Authors Are Rock Stars Tour Stop Featuring Tessa Gratton, Guest Post and Giveaway

Authors Are Rock Stars Tour St..

Posted August 13, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 21 Comments

Let me just say I am sooooo excited that I get to host Tessa Gratton as part of the Authors are Rock Stars 2nd Annual Tour!  I have been lucky enough to meet her three times!  The first time was a total surprise. She just happened to be at a book signing for Maggie Stiefvater, […]

Unremembered by Jessica Brody

Unremembered by Jessica Brody

Posted August 13, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

This was one of the books that I got in my Fierce Reads box.  One I was so excited to see because I’d wanted to read it.  And at some point, I will probably be doing a giveaway with the books in the box, so stay tuned! This book begins with a plane crash, and […]