Month: July 2015

Review: Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sa..

Posted July 31, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

First, thanks to Delacorte Books for Young Readers and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an egalley of this title.  I was excited for it because I loved Holes and Small Steps by this author. And the idea behind it really grabbed my interest as a science fiction reader and former science teacher.  And while […]

Cover Reveal: Dangerous Games..

Posted July 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

BOOK and AUTHOR INFO: Dangerous Games by D’Ann Burrow (Secrets and Lies, #2) Publication date: September 28th 2015 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult Synopsis: Kennedy Thatcher is leaving Piney Bluff, Texas. In September, she wanted nothing more than to go back home to California, but things have changed. Two weeks ago Kennedy broke Rule #1. […]

Waiting on Wednesday – T..

Posted July 29, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 22 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 got at BEA back in the summer of 2014, The Vault of Dreamers.  It was an interesting story, even if it wasn’t quite […]

Review: The Young Elites by M..

Posted July 28, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 18 Comments

I was able to get an ARC of this book through a trade with Emily at Falling for YA.  It was one that I was very excited to read.  Although so far I’ve only read Legend by Marie Lu, I really liked that one so much, that I just had to get ahold of this […]

Review: Crystal Kingdom (Kani..

Posted July 27, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

First, thanks to St. Martin’s Griffin and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an egalley of this final book in the Kanin Chronicles.  As I mentioned in the review for the 2nd book, Ice Kissed, that I finished right before I started this one, I just love this author and her writing.  And I have […]

Stacking the Shelves – J..

Posted July 27, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Stacking the Shelves / 28 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  It is a way for us to share the new books we have collected.  This week I got several physical books, a few free e-books, and no egalleys.  I also got these cool Pop figures: Physical books: I’ve been wanting to read the new companion series to Flowers […]

U.S. Virtual Road Trip- Day 25..

Posted July 26, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Hey everyone, haven’t had time to blog today.  I had a great writing date with my friend that helped me back in November to actually win NaNoWriMo in the morning, which led to me uploading 4 more chapters of that novel to Wattpad HERE.  And then this afternoon we had my stepmom’s birthday party.  But […]

Cover Characteristic: Castles

Posted July 24, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

The Cover Characteristic meme is hosted at  Sugar and Snark.   Here are the guidelines: 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, then just make a post, grab the meme […]

Review: Ice Kissed (Kanin Chr..

Posted July 23, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

First of all, thanks to Netgalley and St. Martin’s Press for allowing me to read an egalley of this.  For some reason I didn’t get to it before it was published, but then when I knew the third book in the series, Crystal Kingdom, was coming out, I had to hurry up and read this […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Banishe..

Posted July 22, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 58 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 chosen a book this week that is a sequel to a book I read as part of a blog tour and absolutely fell in love with it.  The first book was called Forbidden, […]