Author: Lisa Mandina

ARC Review:  A Drop of Venom by Sajni Patel

ARC Review: A Drop of Venom by Sajni Patel

Blurb: Circe goes YA in this unapologetically feminist retelling of the Medusa myth steeped in Indian mythology, a YA epic fantasy addition to the Rick Riordan Presents imprint. All monsters and heroes have beginnings. This is mine. Sixteen-year-old Manisha is no stranger to monsters—she’s been running from them for years, from beasts who roam the […]

Posted January 12, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments
ARC Review:  Love, Naturally by Sophie Sullivan

ARC Review: Love, Naturally by Sophie Sullivan

Blurb: Presley Ayers is not the woman you bring on a camping trip. An accomplished concierge at an exclusive hotel in Great Falls, MI, she knows more about the top ten places for champagne and caviar than she does about the best hiking boots to go stomping around near Lake Michigan. But when she surprises […]

Posted January 9, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments
ARC Review:  Somewhere in the Deep by Tanvi Berwah

ARC Review: Somewhere in the Deep by Tanvi Berwah

Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Krescent Dune is buried under the weight of her dead parents’ debt and the ruinous legacy they left behind. The only way she can earn enough money to escape her unforgiving island is by battling monstrous creatures in an underground fighting pit. After a fight goes terribly wrong, she’s banned from the pits. […]

Posted January 4, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 16 Comments

2024 Challenge Sign Up Post

I think it’s just easier to do a separate post each year for these, not to mention how long my end of the year wrap-up post already is without adding new stuff like this. I have set my Goodreads and StoryGraph goals a little lower this year, at only 150. I have to stop thinking […]

Posted January 2, 2024 by Lisa Mandina in challenge / 10 Comments