Month: April 2023

E-galley Review:  Beyond the Thistles (The Highlands #1) by Samantha Young

E-galley Review: Beyond the T..

Posted April 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: He’s a brooding bodyguard. She’s a single mom on the run. And in a town this small, they can’t hide from their fierce attraction… It’s been a long time since Walker Ironside left behind Scotland and the memories that haunt him. Yet after years of traveling the world as a bodyguard, Walker misses his […]

The DNF Report #17 – April 2023

The DNF Report #17 – April 2..

Posted April 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review, The DNF Report / 10 Comments

Continuing this as a monthly post, even if I end up with none. This month I really only had one, although there is a possibility I kind of DNFed another audiobook. Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker My Thoughts: So, I got started late on reading this. And while there was some interesting magical things […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #49: April 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #49: Apri..

Posted April 29, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Here are the books I read and/or finished this past month that were not part of scheduled tours or requests from authors/publishers. One For All by Lillie Lainoff My Review: This was a fun historical retelling with a reimagining, or extra storyline added to the musketeers of history. It made me dig into some French […]

Book Blitz with Giveaway:  Undertaking Love by Megan Montgomery

Book Blitz with Giveaway: Und..

Posted April 28, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 2 Comments

Undertaking LoveMegan MontgomeryPublication date: April 1st 2023Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance Bethany West upgraded her lucrative career as a sex worker for her dream job as a death worker when she partnered at Smythe & Co. Mortuary. She expected her eco-friendly innovations and death positive attitude to blow the roof off the Victorian-era relic. But that […]

Audio Blast Review:  Dough You Love Me (Donner Bakery #2) by Stacy Travis

Audio Blast Review: Dough You..

Posted April 27, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: First rule when returning to your hometown after storming out of sight: Don’t fall for the guy who broke your heart. Julia Browne should know better than to kiss where she bakes. She’s built a bread empire in California and only plans to stay in Green Valley long enough to sell the family house. […]

Blog Tour Review:  French Holiday by Sarah Ready

Blog Tour Review: French Holi..

Posted April 26, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: French Holiday, an all-new enemies to lovers, forced proximity romantic comedy by Sarah Ready is OUT NOW! One (crumbling) French castle. Two enemies-at-first-sight. The holiday of a lifetime. Merry DeLuca has a problem—a big problem. Her sister just married her best friend and the only man she’s ever loved. Her life is rapidly spiraling […]

Book Blitz with Giveaway:  Bookworm by Cookie O’Gorman

Book Blitz with Giveaway: Boo..

Posted April 24, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 14 Comments

BookwormCookie O’GormanPublication date: April 20th 2023Genres: Romance, Young Adult Bookworm (buk-werm): Someone who loves books, reading, and/or studying. For reference, see Charlotte Kent. Seventeen-year-old Charlotte Kent likes happy endings. Not that she’s looking for one herself. Awkward, never been kissed, and bookish to the core, Lottie would rather read about love than experience it. But […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #116 – April 23rd, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #116 – April ..

Posted April 23, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Uncategorized / 10 Comments

My last week has been one of ups and downs again. And I can’t believe it’s only been a week because I’m exhausted and feeling like this is my life now and missing what my life was. My mom is home now. She has to test her glucose and take insulin shots. She’s still very […]

ARC Review:  This Delicious Death by Kayla Cottingham

ARC Review: This Delicious De..

Posted April 22, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Blurb: Four best friends, one music festival, and a cooler filled with human organs: this summer is about to get gory. ​​​ Jennifer’s Body fans will clamor for this new sapphic horror standalone from New York Times bestselling author Kayla Cottingham. Three years ago, the melting of arctic permafrost released a pathogen of unknown origin into the atmosphere, […]

Cover Reveal:  Neutral Zone by Teagan Hunter

Cover Reveal: Neutral Zone by..

Posted April 20, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour / 2 Comments

Teagan Hunter has revealed the gorgeous cover for Neutral Zone! Releasing: May 18, 2023 To my fans, I’m known as Ivan Fitzgerald. To my teammates, I’m just Fitz. And to the girl I’ve been talking to online, I’m ShootsAndScores. There’s no doubt in my mind that the woman on the other side of the screen […]