Month: July 2015

Review:  Watched by CJ Lyons (COYER Summer Challenge #2)

Review: Watched by CJ Lyons (..

Posted July 11, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First thanks to Sourcebooks Fire and Netgalley for allowing me to read an egalley of this.  I didn’t get to it before it was published, but did get to it as part of my COYER challenge this summer.  I was sad to not get to it earlier, because I loved the first book I read […]

DNF Review:  Grid Seekers by Logan Byrne

DNF Review: Grid Seekers by L..

Posted July 11, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

First, thanks to Xpresso Book Tours for allowing me to read a copy of this book.  I normally don’t review my DNFs, but this one might be of interest to some people still, so I thought I’d go ahead and do a quick review.  The story is about a future where being plugged in to […]

Book Blitz:  Fractured Memories by Jo Schneider

Book Blitz: Fractured Memorie..

Posted July 10, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 3 Comments

Book & Author Details: Fractured Memories by Jo Schneider (Jagged Scars #1) Publication date: May 20th 2015Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Young Adult Synopsis:Sixteen year old Wendy never knew the world before the Starvation. She’s learned to put her trust in her knives, and her confidence in her fighting ability. When the Skinnies attack her compound, […]

Review:  Talon by Julie Kagawa

Review: Talon by Julie Kagawa

Posted July 9, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

This was a book I was so disappointed when I was unable to get an ARC at BEA the summer of 2014, but then I believe I was able to finally get it this past year through YA Book Exchange.  I have to say I did enjoy it, it was different from what I guess […]

2015 Book Blog Bingo Challenge

2015 Book Blog Bingo Challenge

Posted July 9, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in challenge / 4 Comments

I found this challenge over at Follow the Yellow Book Road, and thought it sounded like fun, as well as something I should be able to do!  So I decided to sign up, even though it is a little late into the year.  The Details The challenge will run from January 1, 2015 through December […]

Waiting on Wednesday – The White Rose (The Lone City #2) by Amy Ewing

Waiting on Wednesday – T..

Posted July 8, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 32 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 started seeing this book on other WOWs in March, and so had to add it to my schedule as soon as I could!  I loved the first book, The Jewel, and got the […]

Review:  Alive by Scott Sigler

Review: Alive by Scott Sigler

Posted July 7, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Del Rey Publishing for allowing me to read an egalley of this title.  I was really excited to see a YA book by Scott Sigler, as I really enjoyed one of his other series, the Infected series.  This was a different kind of book.  I’m going to review it as […]

Book Tour and Review: We Are Watching (Mindshare #1) by M. Stephan Stewart (giveaway)

Book Tour and Review: We Are W..

Posted July 6, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 6 Comments

Book and Author details: We Are Watching by M. Stephen Stewart (Mindshare #1) Publication date: December 16th 2014 Genres: Dystopia, Young Adult Synopsis: Henry Malone’s childhood was shattered by the unexplained suicide of his father. Now a teenager, his days are spent studying to become a Neural Implant Technician for Planetary Link Corporation, helping them […]

Can you belive 2015 is halfway over?

Can you belive 2015 is halfway..

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

  First off, to all my fellow Americans, Happy Independence Day!  I was thinking I needed to do an end of the month wrap up to catch up on some of my goals and challenges for the year. Then, I realize, the year is half over, so why don’t I do a halfway through the […]