Month: July 2016

2016 Beach Reads in August Giv..

Posted July 31, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 45 Comments

I feel like it’s been a while since I joined into a giveaway hop, so here I am!  This hope is hosted by Val and Jess at Stuck in Books.  My giveaway is your choice of book up to $15 from The Book Depository.  So if they deliver to you, please enter below!  When you’re […]

Review: The Raven King (The R..

Posted July 30, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 16 Comments

Book info: Title:  The Raven King   Author:  Maggie Stiefvater Series:  The Raven Cycle #4   Genre:  YA Fantasy/Adventure Published:  April 26th, 2016 Source:  Purchased myself This is a book that I am going to have a really hard time reviewing.  I love this series so much.  I love this author’s writing so much.  The […]

Discussion Post: To DNF or No..

Posted July 29, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 22 Comments

Once again my discussion post has been pushed off until the end of the month.  And it changed topics several times.  But, I’ve seen a lot of other posts about DNFing, so I thought I would join in since I have some big thoughts about it too, and of course there will be gifs.  Today […]

Blog Tour: Review and Giveawa..

Posted July 28, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 18 Comments

About the Book: –> Title: WAX Author: Gina Damico Pub. Date: August 2, 2016 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages: 368 Formats: Hardcover, eBook Find it: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks, Goodreads     –> Paraffin, Vermont, is known the world over as home to the Grosholtz Candle Factory. But behind the sunny retail space bursting with overwhelming scents and homemade fudge, seventeen-year-old Poppy Palladino discovers […]

Review and Author Interview: ..

Posted July 27, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

Book info: Title:  Wake the Hollow   Author:  Gaby Triana Genre:   YA paranormal, retelling Publisher:  Entangled Teen Published:  August 2nd, 2016 Source:  Netgalley My Review: I really enjoyed this book that was kind of a new take on the whole Headless Horseman and Sleepy Hollow story by Washington Irving.  Also a look at the […]

Blog Tour: Review and Giveawa..

Posted July 26, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 24 Comments

Book info: Title: THE ARCHITECT OF SONG Author: A.G. Howard Pub. Date: August 15, 2016 Publisher: A.G. Howard Pages: 425 Formats: Paperback, eBook Find it: Amazon, Goodreads A lady imprisoned by deafness, an architect imprisoned by his past, and a ghost imprisoned within the petals of a flower – intertwine in this love story that transcends life and death. For most of […]

Promo Post and Author Intervie..

Posted July 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 4 Comments

Book info: Title:  Awaken   Author:  Calista Lynne Publisher:  Harmony Ink Press Cover Artist:  Aaron  Anderson Published:  July 14th, 2016 Genre:  YA magical realism, LGBQT protagonist Synopsis: Victoria Dinham doesn’t have much left to look forward to. Since her father died in a car accident, she lives only to fulfill her dream of being accepted […]

Halloween in July Scary Book R..

Posted July 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 15 Comments

I realized that I had a bunch of scary books I got last year after Halloween, probably from winning Halloween giveaways, or because they came out around that time and I never got them read. So I decided at the beginning of the summer I was going to do a little personal read-a-thon at the […]

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The ..

Posted July 23, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 0 Comments

The CarverAuthor:  Jacob DevlinPublished by: Blaze PublishingPublication date: July 19th, 2016Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Young Adult THE GIRL IN THE RED HOOD has been looking for her mother for six months, searching from the depths of New York’s subways to the heights of its skyscrapers . . . THE PRINCE looks like he’s from another […]