Format: ARC

ARC Review:  We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

ARC Review: We Can’t Ke..

Posted June 7, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

Synopsis: A wedding harpist disillusioned with love and a hopeless romantic cater-waiter flirt and fight their way through a summer of weddings in this effervescent romantic comedy from the acclaimed author of Today Tonight Tomorrow. Quinn Berkowitz and Tarek Mansour’s families have been in business together for years: Quinn’s parents are wedding planners, and Tarek’s own […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #29:  6 Overdue Audiobook Reviews

L-L-L-Little Reviews #29: 6 O..

Posted June 5, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

So, I am way behind again. Basically since probably the last time I did one of these types of posts back in February. And actually, the first book I’m going to talk about is the most recent one I’ve listened to, but I actually read it as a book for the first time back in […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Curse of the Specter Queen by Jenny Elder Moke

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted June 2, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 3 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the CURSE OF THE SPECTER QUEEN by  Jenny Elder Moke Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   About the Book: Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org A female Indiana Jones meets […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway: The Lucky List by Rachael Lippincott

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted June 1, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 3 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE LUCKY LIST by Rachael Lippincott Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   About The Book: Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org  White Whale Bookstore Pre-order! Signed, Personalized, and Enter […]

ARC Review:  Made in Korea by Sarah Suk

ARC Review: Made in Korea by ..

Posted May 17, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Synopsis: Frankly in Love meets Shark Tank in this feel-good romantic comedy about two entrepreneurial Korean American teens who butt heads—and maybe fall in love—while running competing Korean beauty businesses at their high school. There’s nothing Valerie Kwon loves more than making a good sale. Together with her cousin Charlie, they run V&C K-BEAUTY, their school’s most successful […]

ARC Review:  Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter

ARC Review: Better Than the M..

Posted May 3, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 12 Comments

Synopsis: In this rom-com about rom-coms, in the spirit of Kasie West and Jenn Bennett, a hopeless romantic teen attempts to secure a happily-ever-after moment with her forever crush, but finds herself reluctantly drawn to the boy next door. Perpetual daydreamer Liz Buxbaum gave her heart to Michael a long time ago. But her cool, […]

ARC Review:  Slingshot by Mercedes Helnwein

ARC Review: Slingshot by Merc..

Posted April 25, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: An exciting debut contemporary young adult novel perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell and Mary H. K. Choi  Grace Welles had resigned herself to the particular loneliness of being fifteen and stuck at a third-tier boarding school in the swamps of Florida, when she accidentally saves the new kid in her class from being […]

ARC  Review:  Maggie Finds Her Muse by Dee Ernst

ARC Review: Maggie Finds Her..

Posted April 3, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Synopsis: A sparkling romantic comedy starring a bestselling author who goes to Paris to overcome writer’s block and rediscovers family, independence, and love along the way. All Maggie Bliss needs to do is write. Forty-eight years old and newly single (again!), she ventures to Paris in a last-ditch effort to finish her manuscript. With a […]

Guest ARC Review:  Muted by Tami Charles

Guest ARC Review: Muted by Ta..

Posted February 15, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 1 Comment

I was very excited when the publisher sent me an ARC of this book. It sounded really good. But I hadn’t realized it was a story in verse, and I have so much trouble getting through those. For some reason poetry takes me longer to read? So I thought how could I still give it […]

ARC Review:  Yesterday is History by Kosoko Jackson

ARC Review: Yesterday is Hist..

Posted February 2, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Synopsis: A romantic, heart-felt, and whimsical novel about letting go of the past, figuring out what you want in your future, and staying in the moment before it passes you by. Weeks ago, Andre Cobb received a much-needed liver transplant. He’s ready for his life to finally begin, until one night, when he passes out […]