Format: ARC

ARC Review:  The Obsession by Jesse Q. Sutanto

ARC Review: The Obsession by ..

Posted January 30, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Synopsis: A classic sort of love story… except somebody might wind up dead. Nobody knows Delilah like Logan does. Nobody. He makes sure of it by learning everything he can through her social media and watching her through a hidden camera he has trained on her house. Some might call him a stalker. Logan prefers […]

Blog Tour Review:  In the Penalty Box by Lynn Rush and Kelly Anne Blount

Blog Tour Review: In the Pena..

Posted January 26, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 8 Comments

Blog Tour!  The Cutting Edge meets Friday Night Lights in a sizzling new hockey romance from bestselling authors Kelly Anne Blount and Lynn Rush! Synopsis:  Willow: Figure skating was supposed to be my whole world. But one unlucky injury and now I’m down…but I’m definitely not out. I just need to rehab—a boatload of rehab—and who’d have thought […]

ARC Review:  Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala

ARC Review: Be Dazzled by Rya..

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

Synopsis: Who’s ready to sparkle?? Project Runway goes to Comic Con in an epic queer love story about creativity, passion, and finding the courage to be your most authentic self. Raffy has a passion for bedazzling. Not just bedazzling, but sewing, stitching, draping, pattern making–for creation. He’s always chosen his art over everything–and everyone–else and […]

ARC Review:  These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

ARC Review: These Violent Del..

Posted November 23, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Synopsis: Perfect for fans of The Last Magician and Descendant of the Crane, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative Romeo and Juliet retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the depths of the Huangpu River. The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the […]

ARC Review:  Come On In – 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home – Edited by Adi Alsaid

ARC Review: Come On In –..

Posted November 15, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by bestselling and beloved YA authors who are themselves immigrants and the children of immigrants. WELCOME From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah, […]

ARC Tour Review with Author Interview: Soulswift by Megan Bannen

ARC Tour Review with Author In..

Posted November 11, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: A dark, epic fantasy about a girl who must reevaluate everything she believes after she is betrayed and hunted by the religion that raised her—from Megan Bannen, author of The Bird and the Blade. Perfect for fans of The Winner’s Curse and The Girl of Fire and Thorns. Gelya is a Vessel, a girl who channels the word […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Love & Olives by Jenna Evans Welch

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted November 10, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 15 Comments

Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of Love & Gelatocomes a Mamma Mia–inspired tale about a teen girl finding romance while trying to connect with her absent father in beautiful Santorini, Greece. Liv Varanakis doesn’t have a lot of fond memories of her father, which makes sense—he fled to Greece when she was only eight. What Liv […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted October 17, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 11 Comments

Synopsis: From Jennifer Donnelly, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Stepsister, comes a fairytale retelling that’ll forever change the way you think about strength, power, and the real meaning of “happily ever after.” Once upon a time, a girl named Sophie rode into the forest with the queen’s huntsman. Her lips were the color of ripe […]

ARC Review:  We Were Restless Things by Cole Nagamatsu

ARC Review: We Were Restless ..

Posted October 8, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Synopsis: From debut author Cole Nagamatsu comes an atmospheric contemporary fantasy about three teens coming of age in the wake of a mysterious death. Last summer, Link Miller drowned on dry land in the woods, miles away from the nearest body of water. His death was ruled a strange accident, and in the months since, […]