Month: December 2022

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted December 30, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 12 Comments

Paperback Pub. Date: January 3, 2023 Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook Find it:Goodreads, Blurb: From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Darkest Minds comes a sweepingly ambitious, high-octane tale of power, destiny, love, and redemption. Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk […]

ARC Review:  The Stranded by Sarah Daniels

ARC Review: The Stranded by S..

Posted December 29, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Synopsis: Snowpiercer meets The Hunger Games in a gripping near-future dystopian: romances, betrayals, and fights for freedom in a world turned upside-down… Welcome to the Arcadia. Once a luxurious cruise ship, it became a refugee camp after being driven from Europe by an apocalyptic war. Now it floats near the coastline of the Federated States – a leftover […]

Cover Reveal:  A Long Time Coming (Cane Brothers #3) by Meghan Quinn

Cover Reveal: A Long Time Com..

Posted December 28, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 2 Comments

We might have underestimated the youngest Cane brother. He comes off all sweet and charming, but I bet you he’s the best in bed out of all of them. A LONG TIME COMING, a brand new, standalone romance from USA Today bestselling author Meghan Quinn will be releasing on January 10th in all formats! Don’t miss the […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #45: December 2022 – Part Two

L-L-L-Little Reviews #45: Dece..

Posted December 27, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Okay, did two of these this month since I ended up having quite a few reviews to share that weren’t part of tours. And I have quite a few holiday books as part of this post! Going ahead and posting this a little before the end of the month as I don’t think I have […]

Review:  The Wrong Kind of Weird by James Ramos

Review: The Wrong Kind of Wei..

Posted December 26, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: “Sweet, snarky, and delightfully dorky.” —Elise Bryant, author of Happily Ever Afters  Cameron Carson has a secret. A secret with the power to break apart his friend group. Cameron Carson, member of the Geeks and Nerds United (GANU) club, has been secretly hooking up with student council president, cheerleader, theater enthusiast, and all-around queen bee Karla Ortega since […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #99 – December 25th, 2022 – Merry Christmas!

Weekly Wrap-Up #99 – Decembe..

Posted December 25, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Uncategorized / 32 Comments

Merry Christmas everyone! I don’t know how many of you will be out and about today, but since I don’t have kids and live alone, I spend most of Christmas day at home. All the family gift stuff is done by Saturday night since I’m still not talking to one side of my family. Although […]

Top 10 of 2022 – Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading in 2023

Top 10 of 2022 – Books I..

Posted December 24, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Top 10 / 8 Comments

Today is the last post for the Top 10 this year! Right in time for Christmas Eve! Yet again it is one that I usually end up splitting into a romance list and a YA list. But with limited time and not being able to blog at work anymore, I came up with just one […]

Top 10 of 2022 – Favorite New or New to Me Authors

Top 10 of 2022 – Favorit..

Posted December 23, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Top 10 / 14 Comments

This is another one I often have to divide up into romance/adult books versus YA. However this year I was able to just pick one list of approximately 10, again in no particular order. I will link to one of my reviews of their books too. This was my first book by Solani Dev, and […]

Top 10 of 2022:  Top 10 Book Boyfriends (Characters)

Top 10 of 2022: Top 10 Book B..

Posted December 22, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Top 10 / 10 Comments

The topic is always characters, but I prefer to pick my top book boyfriends of the year. Here are the books they were in, and I’ve dropped a link below the covers as I noticed my covers yesterday were not linked like I thought. 🙁 Personally I’m not a fan of older men, I prefer […]