Month: July 2015

Review:  After Dark by James Leck

Review: After Dark by James L..

Posted July 21, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First, thanks to Kids Can Press and Netgalley for allowing me to read an egalley of this title.  I definitely enjoyed it.  It is more of a middle school level title, but not in a bad way.  I loved the main character who was just constantly sarcastic.  I mean even in the middle of danger […]

Stacking the Shelves – July 20th, 2015

Stacking the Shelves – J..

Posted July 20, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Stacking the Shelves / 26 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  It is a way for us to share the new books we have collected.  Once again I’ve had a busy couple of weekends, so this will be a compilation of the last two weeks.  Plus, I’m a day later than I usually like to post this, but Sunday […]

Review:  The Port Chicago 50:  Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steven Sheinkin

Review: The Port Chicago 50: ..

Posted July 20, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

This book is one from the Battle of the Books list for the school district where I am a librarian.  I have to write the questions for the competition for this book, so I picked it up to read.  I’m glad I picked this book, because it really opened my eyes to things I wasn’t […]

Review:  Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals #1) by Eleanor Herman

Review: Legacy of Kings (Bloo..

Posted July 18, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

First, thanks to Harlequin Teen for sending an advanced readers copy of this title out to the bookstores, where I was able to grab it at the Barnes and Noble where I work to read.  I’d been seeing it around on other blogs on Waiting on Wednesday posts, and it sounded really good.  A historical […]

Cover Reveal:  Fairy Tale Confessions Collection

Cover Reveal: Fairy Tale Conf..

Posted July 17, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 7 Comments

BOOK INFO:Fairy Tale Confessions Collection Published by: Amber Leaf PublishingPublication date: October 1st 2015Genres: Fairy Tales Synopsis:Fourteen bestselling authors twist up your favorite tales. Will your favorite have a happily-every-after? Get ready to meet some sexy, not-so-valiant princes, punk-rock princesses, villains turned heroes, and truly vile monsters, causing  havoc within our favorite happily-ever-afters. Read about […]

Cover Characteristic:  Cup(s) and Cake(s)

Cover Characteristic: Cup(s) ..

Posted July 16, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 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 […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Redemption (Mila 2.0 #3) by Debra Driza

Waiting on Wednesday: Redempt..

Posted July 15, 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. This week I’ve chosen the third and final book in the Mila 2.0 trilogy.  I’m very eager to find out how the story will end.  It’s been an interesting ride so far.  You can […]

Review:  Torn (The Feuds #2) by Avery Hastings

Review: Torn (The Feuds #2) b..

Posted July 14, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First, thanks to St. Martin’s Griffin and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an egalley of this sequel to Feuds.  This was a good conclusion to the story.  While there were still some formulaic bits to it, it was still different in its own ways for different parts of the story.  And I’m pretty happy […]

Cover Reveal:  Steam (The Legends Saga #3) by Stacey Rourke

Cover Reveal: Steam (The Lege..

Posted July 13, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

BOOK & AUTHOR INFO: Steam by Stacey Rourke (The Legends Saga, #3) Publication date: September 14th 2015Genres: New Adult, Paranormal Synopsis:A journey through time. A scarlet letter. A soul crushing betrayal. The thrilling Legends Saga concludes in a mash-up of literary all-stars. The works of Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe, HG Wells, and Nathaniel Hawthorne […]

Review: Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: Wicked by Jennifer L. ..

Posted July 13, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Once again I’m pretty sure I can’t express just how much I have fallen in love with this author’s books.  While this one had a few issues that probably needed maybe a closer editor for little slips, it still had great characters, and really hot, sexy scenes.  I would definitely say this is New Adult […]