Month: August 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Riders by Veronica Rossi

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where we spotlight upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting. For a change this week I’ve chosen a new book, what looks to be the first in a new series.  It is by an author that I loved her other series, so I can’t […]

Posted August 12, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 36 Comments

Review: Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

This was a surprise gift in the mail from the publisher, Wendy Lamb books, and Random House, Inc., and I am very happy that I got it.  I wasn’t sure at first, but once I started reading, I really fell in love with the story and the characters.  It is a middle grade story, but […]

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

Review: Aftermath by Tom Lewis

First thanks to Xpresso Book Tours for allowing me to read an e-copy of this title.  I was pleasantly surprised with this book, it really had a pretty good story, and even had some very unique parts to it.  Parts that definitely kept my interest.  I did  have a few issue with the story though, […]

Posted August 8, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Book Blitz: Silverwood by Betsy Streeter (Giveaway)

Book and Author Details: Silverwood by Betsy Streeter (Silverwood #1) Publication date: March 15th 2015 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Synopsis: A story of finding where you belong, even if it involves time travel, shape shifting, and hacking. Helen Silverwood, fourteen, is sick of life on the run with her mom and her younger brother. […]

Posted August 7, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

Review: Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler

Thanks to Knopf Books for Young Readers and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book.  I really enjoyed the other book I read by this author, The Dark Between.  While I’m still hoping for a sequel to that book, this was definitely a good standalone story.  Another kind of creepy story […]

Posted August 6, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Fairy Tale Retellings

Top Ten Tuesday is sponsored by The Broke and The Bookish.  As I’ve mentioned before, I don’t really like to do more than one post a day, but this week’s topic is one that I had to join in on, even with my awesome 6th Blogoversary Post (including an awesome giveaway) already up today.  I have […]

Posted August 5, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 30 Comments