Month: June 2023

E-galley Review:  Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

E-galley Review: Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

Blurb: The many lives of theoretical physicist Elsie Hannaway have finally caught up with her. By day, she’s an adjunct professor, toiling away at grading labs and teaching thermodynamics in the hopes of landing tenure. By other day, Elsie makes up for her non-existent paycheck by offering her services as a fake girlfriend, tapping into […]

Posted June 12, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 16 Comments
E-galley Review:  Ciao For Now by Kate Bromley

E-galley Review: Ciao For Now by Kate Bromley

Blurb: When an American interning at a fashion house in Rome butts heads with her professor’s surly son, sparks fly! With her thirties rapidly approaching and a mountain of student debt looming over her, Violet Luciano’s dream of finishing design school and working in fashion has cost her everything. So when she lands an internship […]

Posted June 9, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments
ARC Review:  The Warning (The Warning #1) by Kristy Acevedo

ARC Review: The Warning (The Warning #1) by Kristy Acevedo

Blurb: The end is coming. There’s no escape…or is there? The first in a compelling YA dystopian series for anyone who’s ever felt like their life-their world-is on the brink of destruction. Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder was enough to deal with before then mysterious holographic doors suddenly appeared throughout the world, heralding the end of […]

Posted June 7, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments
The DNF Report #18 – May 2023

The DNF Report #18 – May 2023

Continuing this as a monthly post, even if I end up with none. This month though I ended up with a few, although technically some were barely started. We Don’t Swim Here by Vincent Tirado My thoughts: I was a little disappointed in this one, as I had enjoyed the other book I read by […]

Posted June 3, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in The DNF Report / 8 Comments
Blog Tour Review:  Smart Move (Work For It #7) by Amanda Pennington

Blog Tour Review: Smart Move (Work For It #7) by Amanda Pennington

Smart Move, an all-new grumpy sunshine sweet romance by Amanda Pennington, is now available in Kindle Unlimited! Blurb: Ivy Lunden is Team Keep Things Casual… I am Toby Azumah’s opposite in every way. I’m a pessimist; he’s an optimist. I’m into art; he’s into sports. Still, I’m highly entertained by our flirtationship.  When he finally […]

Posted June 2, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 2 Comments

The Looooong and the Short of It with a Giveaway: May 2023 Wrap-Up Post and What to Expect in June

May was mostly better. Although I ended up with both dogs getting sick at the beginning of the month, getting a sinus infection myself, for the most part things were back to as close to normal as possible. Both parents were home from the hospital, and we got to take our annual Memorial Day weekend […]