Month: December 2014

Review:  Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria..

Posted December 21, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

I have to thank my manager at the Barnes and Noble where I work part time for saving this ARC for me.  I guess I have to thank HarperTeen and Epic Reads for sending it to the store as well.  I had been hearing a lot about the book on other blogs, Waiting on Wednesday […]

Book Blitz:  Insane by H.G. Lynch

Book Blitz: Insane by H.G. Ly..

Posted December 19, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

  Insane by H.G. Lynch Genre: Dark Fantasy/ Horror Romance Something evil is going on in the Montgomery Psychiatric Hospital; every time there is an unexplainable blackout, a patient dies. Callie isn’t insane – she sees the ghost of her dead best friend only because he really is there. It’s just that nobody believes her. […]

Cover Characteristic – December 18th, 2014 – Vintage

Cover Characteristic – D..

Posted December 18, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

Cover Characteristics is hosted at  Sugar and Snark.  Here are the guidelines for how it works if you want to join in: Each week we will post a characteristic and choose 5 of our favorite covers with that characteristic. If you want to join in and share your 5 favorite covers with the weeks particular characteristic, […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Mania (The Night Walkers #3) by J.R. Johansson

Waiting on Wednesday: Mania (..

Posted December 17, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 24 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.  Again it’s another series that I’m excited for there to be another book in.  I enjoyed the first two, Insomnia, and Paranoia.  Here is the blurb from Goodreads for this 3rd book: Jack and […]

Promo:  Lunar Passing by Rachel Deagan

Promo: Lunar Passing by Rache..

Posted December 16, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 2 Comments

  Lunar Passing (Book 2 of the Caged Moon Series) by Rachel Deagan Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Amazon: Goodreads: As if in slow motion, the world spun. The front fender of the truck slammed into us from behind, and everything lurched forward. Bags, arms, clothes, sailed by my head. The muffled sound of […]

Review:  The Murder of Adam and Eve by William Dietrich

Review: The Murder of Adam an..

Posted December 16, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

First, thanks to Burrows Publishing and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this.  It was okay.  As I look back at it, it probably was a little better than I thought.  The idea is an interesting one, I just got a little bored at parts.  The main character is a 16 year […]

It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading? – December 15th, 2014

It’s Monday! What Are Y..

Posted December 15, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 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: My reading has just not been good lately!  No time it seems.  Too much going on.  Plus, I had started an egalley last week that I […]

Review:  The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Review: The Darkest Part of t..

Posted December 11, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 19 Comments

This is an ARC I was lucky enough to get at BEA.  I didn’t get to meet the author unfortunately, but still was able to get ahold of the ARC, and I’m glad I did.  I believe this is the first book by this author that I’ve read. But now I know that I need […]