Author: Lisa Mandina

Blog Tour Review:  Naughty-ish by L.B. Dunbar

Blog Tour Review: Naughty-ish..

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

Blurb: With the name Holliday, you’d think I’d be all about the Christmas season. Most years, I am, but this one not so much. Between my ex being a real Scrooge-in-the-backside, re-entering the workforce, wrangling my two children, and evading my eight-year-old’s questions about Santa’s existence, I’m struggling to believe in the magic myself. Enter […]

Discussion Post:  Can’t Buy Me Love or Have You Ever Tried to Keep Your Book Buying on a Budget?

Discussion Post: Can’t ..

Posted November 21, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 10 Comments

Keeping myself on track these last two months to get my discussion posts done! This is number 4 for the year. I’ve seen people do book buying budgets in the past. And up until 2020, I never wanted to mess with it, because I figured with my awesome discount as a bookstore employee, and all […]

Blog Tour:  Snowdown at the Old Schoolhouse (The Glenbriar Series #6) by Margaret Amatt

Blog Tour: Snowdown at the Ol..

Posted November 20, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Blurb: They didn’t forecast this! When charismatic and handsome weather presenter Marcus Bowman walks back into Willow Roxburgh’s life three weeks before Christmas, her quiet job as an admin worker at the Old Schoolhouse residential care centre in Glenbriar is shattered. He’s not only the man she used to crush on, he’s also the one […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #144 – November 19th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #144 – Novemb..

Posted November 19, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 24 Comments

The Chiefs had a bi-week with playing in Germany last weekend, so it was kinda weird, but no football game on Sunday. I got to sleep in, and then get up and do blogging stuff all morning. I went and ran some errands. Went to my brother’s house for dinner. I bought another holiday book […]

Dicussion Post:  Dancing With Myself or How Many Bookish Friends Do You Have In Real Life or Outside of the Book Blogging World?

Dicussion Post: Dancing With ..

Posted November 18, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 6 Comments

This discussion kind of ties into my last one about book conventions, because I got to thinking about how many book bloggers or fellow book lovers I might know because of those conventions, or wondering if I’d met any of my fellow bloggers in person there. You see, I don’t really have anyone in my […]

E-galley Review: Down for the Word Count (Unlucky in Love #3) by Piper Sheldon

E-galley Review: Down for the ..

Posted November 16, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: With a single phone call, I swapped my life of movie scripts and paparazzi for bedtime stories and skinned knees. I always dreamed of having a family. As my two childhood friends settled down with partners of their own, I worried it was too late for me.Until her. The beautiful woman who chased me […]

Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon 2023:  My Favorite Holiday Movie Trivia Mini-Challenge

Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon 2023: My F..

Posted November 16, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 28 Comments

Welcome to my mini-challenge where you have to guess some of the fun bits or quotes from the holiday movies that I love to watch every year! This is my first time participating, and I thought I’d also be one of the Elves hosting an extra little challenge! So, here’s what you have to do […]

Cover Reveal:  He’s Not My Type (The Vancouver Agitators #4) by Meghan Quinn

Cover Reveal: He’s Not ..

Posted November 15, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, promo post / 4 Comments

From USA Today and Amazon Charts bestselling author Meghan Quinn, comes a new roommates-to-lovers, standalone sports romance featuring the hockey men you can’t get enough of. This steamy, friends-to-lovers romantic comedy will bring all the laughs while making your cheeks blush at the same time. Releasing November 28th in all formats, check out the cover […]

Book Blitz with Giveaway:  Love Songs and Ferry Tales by Julie Farley

Book Blitz with Giveaway: Lov..

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

Love Songs and Ferry TalesJulie FarleyPublication date: November 14th 2023Genres: Adult, Comedy, Contemporary, Romance Romance is what Ferry Tales are made of…. Jac It’s been a not-so-great-year. Divorce. Check.Living on pennies. Check. All I need is a quiet summer back at my childhood home on Greensea Island-sitting on the deck with a glass of rosé, […]

Weekly Wrap-Up #143 – November 12th, 2023

Weekly Wrap-Up #143 – Novemb..

Posted November 12, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Weekly Wrap Up / 24 Comments

Last Sunday started with an “early” Chiefs game at 8:30 am as they were playing in Germany! Fortunately they won again, although the second half of the game didn’t look like it would happen. It was also the day we turned the clocks back, so it was nice to sleep that extra hour, kind of. […]