Month: March 2016

Review and Giveaway:  Blackheath by Gabriella Lepore

Review and Giveaway: Blackhea..

Posted March 11, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 12 Comments

Book Details: Blackheath by Gabriella Lepore Publication date: December 21st 2015Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Synopsis:Seventeen-year-old Maggie Ellmes is dogged by a case of chronic bad luck. She figures that’s just her lot in life—that is, until the psychic at Blackheath’s annual carnival reveals that Maggie’s problems are caused by more than just ordinary misfortune; she’s […]

Review:  The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever – Jeff Strand

Review: The Greatest Zombie M..

Posted March 10, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

First, thanks to Sourcebooks Fire for sending me an ARC.  A few months ago I received a package from them with only one book in it, and there was a flyer in it that said there should have been three more books there.  So when I emailed the publisher they said they’d send out the […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  Lady Renegades (Rebel Belle #3) by Rachel Hawkins (Promo and Giveaway!)

Waiting on Wednesday: Lady Re..

Posted March 9, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 32 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.  The book I’ve picked this week is the final book in a trilogy I just started this past fall.  I actually listened to the first two as audio books.  At the time I made […]

Cover Characteristic:  Hands

Cover Characteristic: Hands

Posted March 8, 2016 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 […]

Review:  The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins

Review: The Great Hunt by Wen..

Posted March 7, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

First, thanks to Harper Teen and Edelweiss for allowing  me to read an egalley of this title.  This is actually my first book by this author, and I can say that I will definitely be reading more!  I really enjoyed this story.  The characters were ones that I really liked, and the story was a […]

Cover Characteristic:  Gargoyles

Cover Characteristic: Gargoyl..

Posted March 6, 2016 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 […]

Review and Giveaway: The Awakening of Sunshine Girl (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl #2) by Paige McKenzie

Review and Giveaway: The Awake..

Posted March 4, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

First, I have to say thank you to the author for sending me the ARC of this to review.  I really enjoyed the first one, which I had received an ARC of from the publisher without even requesting.  When I heard this was out, but I hadn’t seen an ARC yet, I tweeted  #booksfortrade asking […]

Review:  Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

Review: Into the Dim by Janet..

Posted March 3, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and HMH Books for Young Readers for allowing me to read an egalley of this book.  I’d heard good things about this, and I was intrigued by the synopsis.  And I wasn’t disappointed.  I’ve never read the Outlander series, but this is billed as that for teens, so I may have […]

Waiting on Wednesday:  The Countdown (The Taking #3) by Kimberly Derting

Waiting on Wednesday: The Cou..

Posted March 2, 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.  This week it is the 3rd book in a series that I really have enjoyed. My reviews for them are here:  The Taking and The Replaced.  And here is the blurb from Goodreads for […]