Month: June 2023

E-galley Review:  Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

E-galley Review: Love, Theore..

Posted June 12, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 16 Comments

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 […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #122 – June 11th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #122 – June 1..

Posted June 11, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 26 Comments

One month from today I’ll be enjoying the second day of my Outlander tour in Scotland, yay! Last Sunday was a nice relaxing day. My 11 year old niece’s dance recital was at noon, and she was in 3 dances this year. Then I just went home and relaxed while my neighbors on either side […]

E-galley Review:  Ciao For Now by Kate Bromley

E-galley Review: Ciao For Now..

Posted June 9, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

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 […]

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

ARC Review: The Warning (The ..

Posted June 7, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

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 […]

E-galley Review:  Royally in Trouble (Royal #2) by Meghan Quinn

E-galley Review: Royally in T..

Posted June 6, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: From USA Today and Amazon Charts bestselling author Meghan Quinn, comes the much anticipated sequel to the bestselling royal romance, ROYALLY NOT READY. Full of sweltering heat, suspense, and mystery, Quinn surprises you with some twists and turns while also delivering a perfect happily ever after.  I have two responsibilities as the new heir […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #121 – June 4th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #121 – June 4..

Posted June 4, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 21 Comments

Sunday was the last real day in Branson with my family. We did mini-golf, the aquarium, and then pizza for dinner. While the kids and their parents went to do go-karts and other rides after dinner, I came back to the cabin with my mom and stepdad and got some reading done. Monday we got […]

The DNF Report #18 – May 2023

The DNF Report #18 – May 202..

Posted June 3, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in The DNF Report / 8 Comments

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 […]

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

Blog Tour Review: Smart Move ..

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

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 […]