Month: November 2015

Promo Post and Giveaway: The ..

Posted November 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 10 Comments

The Casquette Girls by Alys Arden Published: November 17th, 2015 Published by: Skyscape Genre: YA Paranormal/Fantasy Seven girls tied by time.  Five powers that bind.  One curse to lock the horror away.  One attic to keep the monsters at bay.   **  After the storm of the century rips apart New Orleans, sixteen-year-old Adele Le Moyne […]

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Awake..

Posted November 28, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 3 Comments

Awaken by Christy Sloat Genre: YA Fantasy/Fairytale retelling Published: November 17th, 2015 Published by: Anchor Group Publishing Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Awaken-Slumber-Duology-Book-2-ebook/dp/B018367WVW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1447730027&sr=8-1&keywords=Awaken+by+Christy+Sloat “Happily ever after is hers for the taking.” Once upon a time I found myself locked away in Spindle Ridge Asylum, punished for a murder I didn’t commit. It was all part of Maleficent’s evil plan. I didn’t […]

Cover Characteristic: Fish

Posted November 27, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 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 […]

Promo: The Giving Way to Happi..

Posted November 26, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

Today I’m sharing a book that is really a great one to read at this time of the year especially.  As we’re giving thanks, it is nice to think of how we can give to others who have less than we do to be happy for.  Something that seems to be more in our minds […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted November 26, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Today’s post is just to wish everyone a happy thanksgiving.  I hope that you get to spend time with your family for at least part of the day, or else do something that you enjoy.  I always have a big lunch at my mom’s house, and then go to my dad’s house for a big […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Circle ..

Posted November 25, 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 a sequel, but it is a sequel to a book I wasn’t quite sure if I was blown away by, Becoming Jinn.  It was good enough that I do […]

Review: The Curse of Jacob Tr..

Posted November 24, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

I have to thank one of my fellow teachers for passing this ARC on to me a month or so ago.  The author is a friend of one of our art teachers, and I’m actually going to get to meet her when she comes to talk to the students at our school in December.  When […]

Promo and Author Interview: M..

Posted November 23, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 5 Comments

Book Information: Title: MOLLY LEE Genre: Adventure/Historical Fiction Synopsis:Molly is about to set off on the adventure of a lifetime . . . of two lifetimes.It’s 1861 and the Civil War has just started. Molly is an eighteen-year-old girl living on her family’s farm in Virginia when two deserters from the Southern Cause enter her […]