Month: November 2013

2013 Gratitude Giveaway Hop

I’m very grateful for my followers this year.  I’m over 1600 on GFC, so that is exciting!  So I decided to participate in the Gratitude Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader, Not a Writer.  There is only one thing you need to do to enter, just follow me any way that you’d like, […]

Posted November 15, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 17 Comments

Top 10 Tuesdays: Covers I Wish I Could Redesign

Top Ten Tuesday is sponsored by The Broke and The Bookish.   I often have trouble coming up with a total of ten for the top 10, and today is no different, but the book I finished yesterday isn’t published till next year, so I can’t post my review just yet.  But I like this topic this […]

Posted November 12, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 Comments

3:59 by Gretchen McNeil

I was lucky enough to get a copy of this at the RT Convention back in May of 2013 when it was in my hometown of Kansas City.  I got to meet the author, and of course got the ARC autographed.  I’ve had it up by my jacuzzi tub, and have been reading it whenever […]

Posted November 11, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

The Friday 56 #5

I’m not really into doing Vlogs like it asks for in the Feature and Follow this week, so I’m going to participate once again in Friday 56, sponsored by Freda’s Voice.  Here are the rules: Rules:  *Grab a book, any book.*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader *Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) […]

Posted November 8, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

November is for Novellas Challenge #3 and #4: Dress Your Marines in White (Monument 14 #0.5) and Jake and the Other Girl (Monument 14 #1.5) by Emmy Laybourne

These are two e-books I’ve had on my e-reader since I first found them available.  I’ve read both books that are out in the Monument 14 series, and so these fit perfectly in.  And like the last two, these also were pretty good.  The first one more than the second, but both were useful stories […]

Posted November 7, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

The Living by Matt de la Pena

First of all, thanks to Delacorte Press and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this.  I’ve read one book by this author before, We Were Here, when I was reading to help select one of my state library association’s book award nominees for the year.  And it was a good book.  But […]

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