Month: March 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: The Las..

Posted March 30, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 24 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.  I’ve picked the final book in a trilogy that I’ve really enjoyed so far.  I listened the 2nd book on audiotape a few months ago, and am really ready to find out how it […]

Promo Post and Giveaway: Hot ..

Posted March 29, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 12 Comments

ABOUT HOT PTERODACTYL BOYFRIEND: Sheils is very pleased with her perfectly controlled life (controlling others while she’s at it). She’s smart, powerful, the Student Body Chair, and she even has a loving boyfriend. What more could a girl ask for? But everything changes when the first-ever interspecies transfer student, a pterodactyl named Pyke, enrolls at […]

Audiobook Review: Taking Chan..

Posted March 28, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

This is a book that I decided to listen to when I was searching for new digital audiobooks on my library website while I waited for others to be available.  I’d heard a lot of good things about it, and it sounded like a really good story.  Overall it was a pretty good story, especially […]

Review: Tell the Wind and Fir..

Posted March 26, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Well, first I was lucky enough to get an egalley of this on Netgalley from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group. Then, I found someone willing to do a book trade for this.  I wanted a physical copy because I found out that the author was going to be in town with Cassandra Clare a […]

Promo Post and Giveaway –..

Posted March 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 3 Comments

Book Details: Enaya: Solace of Time by Justin C. Trout Publication date: December 14th 2015 Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Young Adult Synopsis: Nile Whitman thought he had withstood the test of Time, but when he discovers an ancient artifact known as Enaya, his life will change forever. Enaya, a powerful and magical stone, alters time by […]

Review and Giveaway: A Drop o..

Posted March 24, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 22 Comments

ABOUT A DROP OF NIGHT: Seventeen-year-old Anouk has finally caught the break she’s been looking for—she’s been selected out of hundreds of other candidates to fly to France and help with the excavation of a vast, underground palace buried a hundred feet below the suburbs of Paris. Built in the 1780’s to hide an aristocratic […]

Waiting on Wednesday: The Cro..

Posted March 23, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 34 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 I’ve picked another sequel.  And supposedly the final book in the series?  I wish there had been three books for America’s daughter’s Selection, but I guess if it can be done in […]

Cover Characteristic: Kissing

Posted March 22, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 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: Monsterland by Michae..

Posted March 21, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

I was lucky enough to win a copy of this in a giveaway.  It was a very quick read, nothing really different from what I expected, basically exactly the type of story you’d expect from the title.  I feel there were some things that were missed that could have definitely added to the story, but […]