Month: September 2015

Review:  Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy #1) by Rae Carson

Review: Walk on Earth a Stran..

Posted September 19, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

First, thanks to Greenwillow Books and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I really enjoyed the first book in this author’s other series, The Girl of Fire and Thorns, when I read it for the Truman Award nomination in Misssouri, back in 2013.  Even though I haven’t read on in […]

Cover Characteristic – Keys

Cover Characteristic – K..

Posted September 18, 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: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Review: Dumplin’ by Juli..

Posted September 17, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 15 Comments

First, thanks to Balzer and Bray as well as Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this.  Let me say that I just loved this.  I would pick it up to read, and hate every time that I had to put it down to do anything else.  I would think about when the […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Denton Little’s Birthdate (Denton Little #2) by Lance Rubin

Waiting on Wednesday: Denton ..

Posted September 16, 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.  As I almost always do, I’ve chosen another sequel this week.  This time it was a book I didn’t realize just how much I was going to love it.  You can read my gushing […]

2015 Series Ender Challenge

2015 Series Ender Challenge

Posted September 15, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

  I really try not to join into challenges this late in the year, but this one just fits so well with books I’ve already read, as well as my September Sequels Challenge, that I had to go ahead and join in.  Here are the rules: Challenge Guidelines: This challenge will run from January 1, […]

Cover Reveal:  Blooders by Laura Catherine

Cover Reveal: Blooders by Lau..

Posted September 14, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

BOOK & AUTHOR INFO: Blooders by Laura Catherine (Djinn #2) Publication date: TBAGenres: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult Synopsis:Kyra knows a lot about herself:She is a Djinn, a magical genie-creature.She can move things with her mind, but only when she’s emotional.She’s in love with Will, but he is forbidden to her.But there are things Kyra doesn’t […]

Stacking the Shelves – September 13th, 2015

Stacking the Shelves – S..

Posted September 14, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Stacking the Shelves / 18 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.  It is a way for us to share the new books we have collected.  I did actually buy a book this week, or a book related item I guess I should say. But other than that, I did pretty well.  I also got two awesome e-galleys this week.  […]

Review:  The Walled City by Ryan Graudin (TBR Challenge #11)

Review: The Walled City by Ry..

Posted September 12, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this when I went to BEA a year ago.  I also got to meet the author and get an autograph.  As you can see though, I didn’t get to it for over a year.  So it is #11 on my TBR Challenge list for the year.  […]

Review:  Arianna’s Destiny by Michelle Sodaro (September Sequel Challenge #1 and TBR Pile Challenge #11))

Review: Arianna’s Desti..

Posted September 11, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 7 Comments

So this was the first book I read for this year’s September is for Sequels Challenge.  I had planned to read it this summer actually, but then I didn’t find my copy until August. So I held onto it for the challenge.  This is a sequel to the book Arianna’s Honor.  My friend Michelle Sodaro […]