Month: June 2015

Review: Messenger of Fear by ..

Posted June 19, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this at BEA in the summer of 2014.  I also got to meet the author last summer, who I have been a huge fan of ever since I first read his book Gone. Unfortunately, I’m not quite sure I was a big fan of this book. […]

Book Tour and Giveaway: Danci..

Posted June 18, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 7 Comments

Book and Author Details: Dancing to an Irish Reel by Claire Fullerton Publication date: March 6th 2015 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult Synopsis: On sabbatical from her job in the LA record business, twenty five year old Hailey Crossan takes a trip to Ireland for the vacation of a lifetime. What she finds is a job […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Every L..

Posted June 17, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 26 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.  I’ve picked the final book in my first series by an author that I’ve kind of come in late, but am now a HUGE fan of.  I loved the first two books, White Hot […]

Review: Landry Park by Bethan..

Posted June 16, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

I’d been interested in this book for awhile, the cover of course caught my eye first, then I read the synopsis and was really intrigued.  I got this book in February through the Books & Bloggers swap hosted by Chaotic Goddess Swaps.  My swap partner was Emily from Follow the Yellow Book Road, and this […]

Review: Fallen by Lauren Kate..

Posted June 15, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

This is my first experience with this author.  I purchased the book a while back, last fall I think, when I heard that they were making a movie.  I finally picked it up a few weeks ago.  All in all, it was a good read, I just don’t know that it was anything so different […]

June New Release Giveaway Hop

Posted June 14, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 73 Comments

I’m so excited to participate in this Hop once again which is hosted by Librarian Lavender and It Starts at Midnight! This is open to anyone that the Book Depository ships to.  You can check HERE if you don’t know for that.  There are a bunch of books shown in the banner above that are […]

Review: Finding Audrey by Sop..

Posted June 13, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 18 Comments

First thanks to Delacorte Press and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an egalley of this title. But then when an actual ARC showed up at the bookstore where I work, I grabbed it. And I’m glad I did, because I loved this book.  Sophie Kinsella’s first foray into YA is a huge success in […]

Book Blitz: Fabled by Vanessa..

Posted June 12, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

   Book & Author Details: Fabled by Vanessa K. Eccles Publication date: May 5th 2015Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Synopsis:Rowena thinks the Grimm’s infamous podcasts are simply another teen fad until she finds herself trapped in a land of nightmarish storybook characters. She tries desperately to flee Mezzanine and return home, but Dresdem, Mezzanine’s wicked monarch, […]