Month: June 2015

Review:  The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (TBR Challenge #10)

Review: The Unbecoming of Mar..

Posted June 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 Comments

Yes, I’m late to this fandom, but now that I’ve read this book, I can totally see why everyone loves it.  I got this book a while back from a giveaway, but now I’ll have to buy or check out the rest so I can see what happens next. The main character is Mara Dyer […]

Review:  Mania (The Night Walkers #3) by J.R. Johansson (Series Ender Challenge #2)

Review: Mania (The Night Walk..

Posted June 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

First, I have to thank the author, as well as Netgalley and Flux publishing.  I first came to love this series back in January of 2014 when I read Insomnia, the first one, after winning it in a giveaway.  I got the 2nd book, Paranoia, as an egalley from Netgalley last summer, when I was […]

Book Blitz:  Dream Casters:  Light by Adrienne Woods

Book Blitz: Dream Casters: L..

Posted June 29, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 1 Comment

Book Details Title: Dream Casters: Light Author: Adrienne Woods Series: The Dream Caster Series Publisher: Fire Quill Publishing Release Date: May 2015 ISBN: 978-0-9946641-2-9 Amazon: Smashwords: Mr. Sandman, send me a dream, ta da da da…..Seventeen year old Chasity Blake knows the Sandman is just a silly children’s story parents tell their children […]

Review:  Waterfall (River of Time #1) by Lisa Tawn Bergren (COYER Summer Challenge #1)

Review: Waterfall (River of T..

Posted June 28, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 11 Comments

This is a book I downloaded for free quite a while ago.  I think it was one of the first books I downloaded for my Nook that wasn’t an e-galley.  Now that I’ve read it, just as with other books like this I read for the last COYER challenge, I can’t believe I waited for […]

Audiobook Review:  Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

Audiobook Review: Is Everyone..

Posted June 27, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

For my 3rd audiobook to listen to, I chose this one because it was narrated by the author, and I am a huge fan of Mindy Kaling, especially after her show.  This was so much fun to listen to. The book goes through her family life, growing up, school, college, moving to NYC, getting jobs […]

Book Blitz:  Tor Maddox Series by Liz Coley

Book Blitz: Tor Maddox Series..

Posted June 26, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 3 Comments

Book and Author Details: Tor Maddox Series by Liz Coley Genres: Thriller, Young Adult INTRODUCING Tor Maddox, a heroine for our times “I know that one day, I’m going to have to live in the real world. I’d like it to be a decent one.” – Tor Book I Tor Maddox: Unleashed When sixteen-year old […]

Book Blitz:  Spectable by S.J. Pierce

Book Blitz: Spectable by S.J...

Posted June 25, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 2 Comments

Book and Author Details: Spectacle by S.J. Pierce Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Synopsis: ***This is currently a web series!!! I’m releasing a chapter at a time on my website at You can read there or go to Scribd, download their app, and read there.*** Hunger Games meets Avatar meets Gladiator in this spellbinding […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  The Storm (The Rain #2) by Virginia Bergin

Waiting on Wednesday: The Sto..

Posted June 24, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 28 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.  My choice this week is the sequel to a book I read and enjoyed last year.  It was called H20 then, but is now called The Rain I guess.  I believe the egalley is […]

Review:  Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova

Review: Wildalone by Krassi Z..

Posted June 23, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

First, I have to thank the author who sent me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review.  I had entered a giveaway on Goodreads but didn’t win.  She emailed me on Goodreads and offered to send me a copy.  I was very excited and of course said yes because I’d been wanting […]