Month: October 2014

Review:  Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue ..

Posted October 8, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 11 Comments

If you’ve been following me, you know the whole difficult process I went through in order to get a copy of this.  You see I got the very first book in the series, The Raven Boys, when I attended BEA in 2012.  And even though I was a big fan of the author, in fact […]

Teaser Tuesday – October 7th, 2014

Teaser Tuesday – October..

Posted October 7, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 22 Comments

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along!  Just do the following: Grab your current read  Open to a random page  Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page  BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! […]

It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading? – October 6th, 2014

It’s Monday! What Are Y..

Posted October 6, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

This weekly meme is sponsored by Book Journey, and we talk about things we read last week, and our plans for what we’ll read this coming week.  Last week: Last week was actually a pretty good week for reviews.  I got four books reviewed and posted last week.  A couple were e-galleys that I was […]

Stacking the Shelves – October 5th, 2014

Stacking the Shelves – O..

Posted October 5, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in Stacking the Shelves / 12 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It is a way for us to share the new books we have collected.   It was a kind of slow week on the actual physical book side, but I did get several e-galleys and e-books. E-galleys: –>  Both of these are from Edelweiss. Both come out in […]

Review:  The Fall by Bethany Griffin

Review: The Fall by Bethany G..

Posted October 5, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Thanks again to Greenwillow Books and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I had been hearing so much about it that I’ve been excited for when it would come time on my TBR list to read it.  I’ve actually not read the Edgar Allan Poe story that it’s based on […]

Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

Review: Black Ice by Becca Fit..

Posted October 3, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

This is one book that I was lucky enough to get an ARC of at BEA this past summer.  And just like 2 years ago, the author had attractive guys walking around where she was signing, although unlike the angels from the Hush Hush series that were walking around with no shirts, these guys were […]

Review:  Stray by Elissa Sussman

Review: Stray by Elissa Sussm..

Posted October 1, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

First, thanks to Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I have really been into fairy tale re-tellings, as well as just reimaginings or stories with the characters from those fairy tales.  And this story ended up not disappointing.  The main character is Princess Aislynn.  In the world […]