Month: December 2015

Book Blitz and Giveaway:  Ascendancy by Karri Thompson

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Asce..

Posted December 15, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 0 Comments

About the book: Ascendancy by Karri Thompson Published by: Entangled Teen Published on: November 30th, 2015 Genre: YA Dystopian Entangled Teen: Amazon: Barnes and Noble: Indigo Books: I’ve been lied to, deceived, and manipulated once again. I shouldn’t be surprised, but in a way I am. You’d think I’d be treated […]

Review:  Until Beth (Life and Beth #1) by Lisa Amowitz

Review: Until Beth (Life and ..

Posted December 15, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

  I was fortunate enough to win ebooks of all of Lisa Amowitz’s books, from the author herself, and decided to start this one just recently.  It was the reason I entered the giveaway, because it sounded so good, and of course the cover is so awesome!  And it really ended up being very good!  […]

Book Tour and Author Interview (Giveaway):  The Concealed (The Lakewood Series) by Sarah Kleck

Book Tour and Author Interview..

Posted December 14, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 6 Comments

Book Details: The Concealed by Sarah Kleck Publication date: November 1st 2015Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult Synopsis:“Can you be happy when what you desire most means your doom?” Evelyn Lakewood, an orphan, is crushed after the death of her beloved sister Zara. But the nineteen-year old enrolls in Psychology at Oxford in honor of Zara. […]

Audiobook Review:  Yes, My Accent is Real: and Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You by Kunal Nayyar

Audiobook Review: Yes, My Acc..

Posted December 12, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 15 Comments

This was the last audiobook I downloaded from the public library to listen to.  And it was narrated by the author, one of the stars of my favorite tv show, The Big Bang Theory, he plays Raj.  First off, he is so funny!  I’m sure just reading the book would have been funny, but listening […]

Cover Characteristic: Sharks

Cover Characteristic: Sharks

Posted December 11, 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 […]

Introducing the “It’s New to Me” Series Starter Challenge – #Giveaway

Introducing the “It̵..

Posted December 11, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in challenge, giveaway / 15 Comments

So, if you have been reading my Sunday Posts lately, you’ll notice that I’ve been thinking about creating a year long challenge for a few weeks now.  It stemmed from all the other blogs I visited during the Waiting on Wednesday posts.  There would be so many books other bloggers were talking about, and they […]

Review:  Onyx (Lux Series #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: Onyx (Lux Series #2) ..

Posted December 10, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

So this book has only solidified my need to read anything and everything that JLA writes.  In fact I’m pretty much ordering each one every couple weeks from the bookstore where I work.  I am going to need to own all her books.  If I ever have time to re-read, I’m pretty sure these will […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  A Tyranny of Petticoats by Multiple Authors

Waiting on Wednesday: A Tyran..

Posted December 9, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 30 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 book full of stories by some of my favorite authors:  Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Andrea Cremer, Marissa Meyer, and Elizabeth Wein to name a few.  At first when […]

Debut Author Bash and Giveaway:  Lance Rubin

Debut Author Bash and Giveaway..

Posted December 8, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 20 Comments

So  I’m back with another great author for the YA Reads Debut Authors Bash, Lance Rubin.  Lance Rubin is the author of Denton Little’s Deathdate, a book that I just loved to death, and if you didn’t already, you can go read my review of it HERE.  I had his book as my staff rec […]