Author: Laurie Halse Anderson

Three End of Series Mini-Reviews

Three End of Series Mini-Revie..

Posted February 11, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

As I keep mentioning, I’m so far behind on reviews!  So, to speed things up, you should continue to expect mini-reviews like what I’m posting today.  I finished up three series finally over the past two months, so let’s do a quick reflection on them, and then the blurb from Goodreads.  Ashes (Seeds of America […]

Forge (Chains #2) by Laurie Halse Anderson

Forge (Chains #2) by Laurie Ha..

Posted September 29, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

This is book #7 in my goal for my September is for Sequels Challenge.  Again, it wasn’t on my original list of sequels to fulfill my goal, but it was one I’d been wanting to read for awhile, and I’d checked it out from my school library last May at the end of the school […]

Gateway 1:  Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Gateway 1: Wintergirls by Lau..

Posted August 18, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

This was my first read for the 2011-2012 Gateway Award Possible Nominees. The title didn’t give me any idea what it was going to be about. However, I should have known from reading Speak by this same author that this would be a very deep story. This was a VERY hard book to read. Yes, […]

Book Review 3:  Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Book Review 3: Chains by Laur..

Posted August 29, 2009 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 0 Comments

This is the 2nd book I’ve read by Laurie Halse Anderson, the first being Speak, a REALLY good book. This also turned into being a pretty good book. It is about a slave girl named Isabel and her younger sister Ruth. It is taking place during the time of the American Revolution. Which actually is […]