Month: May 2023

Blog Tour Review:  Look Smart (Work For It #6) by Aly Stiles

Blog Tour Review: Look Smart ..

Posted May 31, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 4 Comments

“Aly Stiles delivers the perfect romantic comedy with Look Smart. I found myself laughing throughout and wondering what the secondary characters would do next. The connection between Nate & Nat filled my heart with pure joy and was immediately rooting for their HEA.” -Author Andrea Johnston  Look Smart, an all-new star-crossed lovers workplace romantic comedy […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #50: May 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #50: May ..

Posted May 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 22 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. Barbarian Alien (Ice Planet Barbarian #2) by Ruby Dixon My Review: I was surprised but loved the first book in this series, Ice Planet Barbarians, and so had to get the second one […]

E-galley Review:  The Problem with Pretending by Emma Hart

E-galley Review: The Problem ..

Posted May 29, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: From New York Times bestselling author Emma Hart comes a swoony, hilarious romcom about what happens when you find yourself snowed in at Scottish castle… with only one bed to share with your aristocratic fake boyfriend… Literally colliding with the hottest guy in the world and agreeing to be his date to his sister’s […]

ARC Review:  Her Good Side by Rebekah Weatherspoon

ARC Review: Her Good Side by ..

Posted May 28, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: A swoony, heart-melting YA romance from beloved author Rebekah Weatherspoon about two awkward teens who decide to practice dating in order to be good at the real thing. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han. Sixteen-year-old Bethany Greene, though confident and self-assured, is what they call a late-bloomer. She’s never had a boyfriend, […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #120 – May 28th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #120 – May 28..

Posted May 27, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 24 Comments

Well this should be posted as I’m enjoying my annual trip to Branson on Memorial Day weekend! My Sunday started out with the guy who helps do lawn things for me coming over and spraying the poison ivy in my backyard. Then we had a make up Mother’s Day dinner at my mom’s house since […]

Blog Tour Review:  Troy Story (Romancing the Ruins #2) by Carla Luna

Blog Tour Review: Troy Story ..

Posted May 25, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: The friendship that launched a thousand adventures is about to embark on the greatest one of all… Ever since Stuart Carlson and Dusty Danforth met as kids on a dig in Egypt, they’ve been best friends, supporting each other through heartaches, triumphs, and countless archaeological expeditions. So when Stuart gets hired to help run […]

Blog Tour Review:  How to Win the Girl (Campus Legends #2) by Sara Ney

Blog Tour Review: How to Win ..

Posted May 24, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: I, Drake Colter, solemnly swear I do not want a girlfriend… Carefree and ridiculously good-looking, I have the entire student body eating from the palm of my hand—shouldn’t I let the ladies on campus have their fill rather than being tied down? If only my brother Drew would take notes from my playbook. As […]

E-galley Review:  Planes, Trains, and All the Feels by Livy Hart

E-galley Review: Planes, Trai..

Posted May 23, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Blurb: Fans of Christina Lauren and Tessa Bailey will adore this witty and unforgettable rom-com about skyways, highways, and all the perfectly wrong ways to fall in love. As the black sheep of the family, choreographer Cassidy Bliss vowed she’d do anything to get home in time to help with her sister’s wedding and avoid […]

Blog Tour Audiobook Review:  Letter Late Than Never (Green Valley Heroes #3) by Lauren Connolly

Blog Tour Audiobook Review: L..

Posted May 22, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 4 Comments

Letter Late Than Never, a second-chance small-town romance from Lauren Connolly, is now available in Kindle Unlimited! Blurb: Can a hot paramedic resuscitate this mail woman’s flatlining spirit of adventure? Gwen Elsmere fell in love with Sebastian Kirkwood when she was sixteen, but a dead frog stole her chance to land the guy of her […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #119 – May 21st, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #119 – May 21..

Posted May 21, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 34 Comments

Well, my planned Mother’s Day didn’t go off as planned. My brother and sister-in-law were sick, possibly Covid, and I had a sinus infection. With my mom and stepdad having been in the hospital in April we are still being very cautious around them, so didn’t celebrate in person on Sunday. I pretty much spent […]