Month: December 2015

Review and Promo Post (Giveaway):  Nexis (Tricksters #1) by A.L. Davroe

Review and Promo Post (Giveawa..

Posted December 7, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 7 Comments

About the Book: Nexis (Tricksters, #1) by A.L. Davroe Release Date: Dec. 1, 2015 Genre: YA Sci-Fi / YA Science Fiction Published by: Entangled Teen In the domed city of Evanescence, appearance is everything. A Natural Born amongst genetically-altered Aristocrats, all Ella ever wanted was to be like everyone else. Augmented, sparkling, and perfect. Then…the […]

Review:  Need by Joelle Charbonneau

Review: Need by Joelle Charbo..

Posted December 7, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

First, thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this.  I got to this a little bit after it was published, as you know I’ve been behind on my e-galleys, although I’m hoping to get back ahead this month. I enjoyed this author’s Testing trilogy, […]

Debut Author Bash and Giveaway:  Holly Bodger

Debut Author Bash and Giveaway..

Posted December 5, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 5 Comments

I am very excited to get to host author Holly Bodger on my blog today.  I was so excited to see that she would be one of the authors we would get to choose, and then to find out I got to host her on my blog was even more exciting. Author Bio: A long-time […]

Promo Interview and Giveaway:  Shadow in the Sea by Sheila A. Nielson

Promo Interview and Giveaway: ..

Posted December 4, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 5 Comments

Book and Author Details: Shadow in the Sea by Sheila A. Nielson Publication date: July 15th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Synopsis: When sixteen-year-old Sadelyn Hanson washes up on the shores of Windwaithe Island, her beauty and the strange marks on her wrist make superstitious locals suspect she is a mermaid. Feigning amnesia, Sade hides […]

Audiobook Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

Audiobook Review: Armada by Er..

Posted December 3, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Once again I have been blown away by this author.  And I’m actually a little mad at myself for trading away the ARC I had of this title. Even though I’ve listened to both this and the author’s first book Ready Player One as audio books from the library, I’d still like to own a […]

Waiting on Wednesday – Under Their Skin by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Waiting on Wednesday – U..

Posted December 2, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 20 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.  This week my choice is a new book, which I guess is going to be a new series by a favorite author of mine, Margaret Peterson Haddix.  I loved her Among the Hidden series, […]

Review:  Hellraisers (The Devil’s Engine #1) by Alexander Smith Gordon

Review: Hellraisers (The Devi..

Posted December 1, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers for allowing me to read this e-galley.  This is my first book by this author.  I know his other series, Escape from the Furnace, is really popular, and I may have to go back and give them a try now.  We’ll see.  […]

Cover Characteristic:  Beds

Cover Characteristic: Beds

Posted December 1, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 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 […]