Author: Lisa Mandina

Blog-A-Licious Blog Tour

I joined into this on a new site I’ve joined called Book Blogs. This “Blog-A-Licious tour” is a blog hop sponsored by Pandora Poikilos where you will get a new site to visit on each site after you’ve read their take on a weekly question. Hopefully you’ll find 30 great new blogs that you want […]

Posted June 11, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in Uncategorized / 14 Comments

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 2.7

As I was working yesterday, I was so busy at the beginning of the day, working on getting returns ready from the nonfiction part of the childrens section, that I didn’t think I’d find any books to share or post about. But then, when it got busier and I had to spend more time helping […]

Posted June 10, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

To start off, I have to admit that I’d heard not so good things about Going Bovine from librarians in my school district. Of course I follow authors on Twitter who say good things about it. So conflicting reviews, and the fact that so far the books haven’t sounded like something I really wanted to […]

Posted June 8, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 3 Comments

American Ghost Hunter Movie Premiere

Yeah, yeah, I know this is supposed to be a book blog, but at one time I had thought to review movies as well, and one of the guys on this is an author, I had him sign his book while I was there, so I think it’s okay to do this. Also, those who […]

Posted June 7, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Book Blogger Hop #4 and Follow Friday #2

First off is the Book Blogger Hop hosted by Crazy for Books at (Sorry, still having issues with blogger posting correctly, so can’t link sometimes.) This week’s question is: Share your favorite blog post from the last month and tell us why it’s close to your heart. I guess it would have to be […]

Posted June 4, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

My First Blog Award!

Just joined Book Blogs, and right away met a really neat blogger who gave me this award. The blog is titled “A Three Way Tie” and you should really go over and follow her as well! Along with this I’m supposed to name 7 random facts about myself, and then nominate 15 more blogs. I […]

Posted June 3, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

RAK: May Wrap Up

This was my first time participating in Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) like a few others I’ve seen. I intend to participate in June as well, and be more prompt with sending my books out. If you are interested in participating for June, please click on the button above to get more information.And while I […]

Posted June 2, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 5 Comments

Magnolia League by Katie Crouch

This is yet another egalley from Netgalley. And I’m glad I got it. It is already published, in May, a bit before I downloaded it, and that is part of why I wanted to read it, because I picked it up and read the jacket at the bookstore where I work. Our main character is […]

Posted June 2, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments