Month: May 2016

May End of Month Wrap Up Post

May End of Month Wrap Up Post

Posted May 31, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 22 Comments

Time to look back at the month!  While I didn’t do a Sunday Post this week, I was on vacation until yesterday, out of town, so I feel it is okay.  Plus, I didn’t get that many books, so I’ll share next Sunday instead.  I think I may have a new challenge to talk about […]

Audiobook Review:  Lady Renegades (Rebel Belle #3) by Rachel Hawkins

Audiobook Review: Lady Renega..

Posted May 29, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

I listened to this last book in the series on audiobook, once again downloading it digitally for free from the public library, just like I did with the first two.  While I feel like it was a good ending, it kind of had the road trip feel that normally 2nd books in a series have.  […]

Review:  The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

Review: The Crown’s Gam..

Posted May 28, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

This is a book I was lucky enough to get the ARC of at the bookstore where I work.  I had been very intrigued by it after all the promotional posts going on from the author, as well as on other blogs.  Overall, I was pretty pleased with the book!  And I think I’m glad […]

Audiobook Reviews:  Until Fountain Bridge (On Dublin Street #1.5) and Down London Road (On Dublin Street #2) by Samantha Young

Audiobook Reviews: Until Foun..

Posted May 27, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

The next two digital audio books that I borrowed from my public library were the next two in the On Dublin Street series by Samantha Young.  I’d begun listening to her books because she is going to be at NOLA Story Con in September, and I wanted to know if she was someone I’d want […]

Blog Tour – Review and Giveaway:  Exile for Dreamers (Stranje House #2) by Kathleen Baldwin

Blog Tour – Review and G..

Posted May 26, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 12 Comments

About the book: Title: EXILE FOR DREAMERS Author: Kathleen Baldwin Pub. Date: May 24, 2016 Publisher: Tor Teen Format: Hardcover, eBook Find it: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | iBooks | Goodreads   Synopsis: A School for Unusual Girls is the first captivating installment in the Stranje House series for young adults by award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin. #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot calls this romantic Regency […]

Cover Characteristic:  Only the Back of People

Cover Characteristic: Only th..

Posted May 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 20 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:  Nothing More by Anna Todd

Waiting on Wednesday: Nothing..

Posted May 25, 2016 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.  My choice this week is a spinoff series of a series that I fell in love with a couple months ago.  I have become a huge lover of the After series by Anna Todd.  […]

Promo Post – Resolution:  Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce

Promo Post – Resolution:..

Posted May 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 2 Comments

Book Information: Title:  Resolution:  Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure Author:  Andrew Joyce Genre:  Adventure/Historical Fiction Synopsis: It is 1896 in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The largest gold strike in the annals of human history has just been made; however, word of the discovery will not reach the outside world for another year. By happenstance, a fifty-nine-year-old […]