Month: February 2016

Author Interview Promo and Giveaway:  Nora and Kettle by Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Author Interview Promo and Giv..

Posted February 29, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 12 Comments

Book Details: Nora and Kettle by Lauren Nicolle Taylor Published by: Clean Teen PublishingPublication date: February 29th, 2016Genres: Historical, Young Adult Synopsis:What if Peter Pan was a homeless kid just trying to survive, and Wendy flew away for a really good reason? Seventeen-year-old Kettle has had his share of adversity. As an orphaned Japanese American […]

Cover Characteristic:  Framed Picture/Photo

Cover Characteristic: Framed ..

Posted February 25, 2016 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 […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Alight (The Generations Trilogy #2) by Scott Sigler

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Posted February 24, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 28 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.  Once again I’ve picked a sequel to a book.  Although I wasn’t completely thrilled with the first book, it is by an author that I have loved another series by, so I can’t quite […]

Promo Post and Giveaway:  Bluescreen by Dan Wells

Promo Post and Giveaway: Blue..

Posted February 23, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 8 Comments

Bluescreen (Mirador #1) by Dan Wells Publisher: Balzer and Bray Release Date: February 16th 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Fantasy, Action, Teen Synopsis: Los Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections. That connection is a djinni—a smart device implanted right in a person’s head. In […]

Blog Tour Review and Giveaway:  Kingdom of Ashes (A Wicked Thing #2) by Rhiannon Thomas

Blog Tour Review and Giveaway:..

Posted February 22, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 8 Comments

Kingdom of Ashes (A Wicked Thing #2) by Rhiannon Thomas Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: February 23rd 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retellings, Fairy Tales, Romance, Magic, Fiction, Teen Synopsis: Asleep for a hundred years, awoken by a kiss, Aurora’s life was supposed to be a fairytale. But since discovering that loyalty to the crown and loyalty to […]

Series Review and Giveaway:  After Series by Anna Todd  #Hessa

Series Review and Giveaway: A..

Posted February 21, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 30 Comments

If we are friends on Facebook, or you follow me on Twitter, you have seen the depth of my obsession with this series.  It all started when I noticed the 2nd and 3rd books in the series were available as Bargain books at the Barnes and Noble where I work part time.  I decided that […]

Book Blitz and Giveaway:  Asleep by Krystal Wade

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Asle..

Posted February 20, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 1 Comment

Book Details: Asleep by Krystal Wade Publication date: February 16th 2016Genres: Horror, Young Adult Synopsis:“To cure fear, you must use fear.” Rose Briar claims no responsibility for the act that led to her imprisonment in an asylum. She wants to escape, until terrifying nightmares make her question her sanity and reach out to her doctor. […]

Promo Interview and Giveaway:  Shadow of Deception by Sophia L. Johnsons

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Posted February 19, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 9 Comments

Book Details: Shadow of Deception by Sophia L. Johnson (The Kazumi Chronicles, #1) Publication date: April 9th 2015Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Synopsis:2153, Toronto, United Nation of North America (UNNA) A horrific plane crash kills all five hundred and forty-two passengers except one. Kazumi emerges from the wreckage physically unscathed but has lost all her […]

Review:  Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan

Review: Reign of Shadows by S..

Posted February 19, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Harper Teen for the egalley of this. And then I was lucky enough to get a physical ARC through the mail from Harper Teen in a Shelf Awareness giveaway.  Overall the book was good.  I won’t say it is one that blew me away.  However it is good enough that […]