Format: ARC

ARC Review:  Four Found Dead by Natalie D. Richards

ARC Review: Four Found Dead b..

Posted May 4, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Blurb: At the movie theater where Jo works, the last show has ended. But the nightmare is just beginning. Tonight, Tempest Theaters is closing forever, the last remaining business in a defunct shopping mall. The moviegoers have left, and Jo and her six coworkers have the final shift, cleaning up popcorn and mopping floors for […]

The DNF Report #17 – April 2023

The DNF Report #17 – April 2..

Posted April 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review, The DNF Report / 10 Comments

Continuing this as a monthly post, even if I end up with none. This month I really only had one, although there is a possibility I kind of DNFed another audiobook. Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker My Thoughts: So, I got started late on reading this. And while there was some interesting magical things […]

ARC Review:  This Delicious Death by Kayla Cottingham

ARC Review: This Delicious De..

Posted April 22, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Blurb: Four best friends, one music festival, and a cooler filled with human organs: this summer is about to get gory. ​​​ Jennifer’s Body fans will clamor for this new sapphic horror standalone from New York Times bestselling author Kayla Cottingham. Three years ago, the melting of arctic permafrost released a pathogen of unknown origin into the atmosphere, […]

ARC Review:  Throwback by Maurene Goo

ARC Review: Throwback by Maur..

Posted April 7, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: Back to the Future meets The Joy Luck Club in this YA contemporary romance about a Korean American girl sent back to the ’90s to (reluctantly) help her teenage mom win Homecoming Queen. Being a first-generation Asian American immigrant is hard. You know what’s harder? Being the daughter of one. Samantha Kang has never […]

Blog Tour Review:  Better Date Than Never (Unlucky in Love #2) by Piper Sheldon

Blog Tour Review: Better Date..

Posted March 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 4 Comments

BETTER DATE THAN NEVER, a fake dating Romantic Comedy from Piper Sheldon, is LIVE in Kindle Unlimited!  Blurb: One moment of weakness and now I’m stuck fake dating the man I never thought I’d talk to again. If it was up to me, I wouldn’t even look at Wesley Cole, let alone pretend to kiss […]

ARC Review:  Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury

ARC Review: Delicious Monster..

Posted February 28, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Blurb: The Haunting of Hill House meets Sadie in this evocative and mind-bending psychological thriller following two teen girls navigating the treacherous past of a mysterious mansion ten years apart. Daisy sees dead people—something impossible to forget in bustling, ghost-packed Toronto. She usually manages to deal with her unwanted ability, but she’s completely unprepared to be dumped by […]

ARC Review:  The Scarlet Circus by Jane Yolen

ARC Review: The Scarlet Circu..

Posted February 13, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: The Scarlet Circus, the fourth volume in Yolen’s award-winning short fiction series brings you passionate treasures and unexpected transformations. This bewitching assemblage, with an original introduction from Brandon Sanderson, is an ideal read for anyone who appreciates witty, compelling, and classic romantic fantasy. My Review I really liked a lot of the stories in […]

ARC Review:  This Time It’s Real by Ann Liang

ARC Review: This Time It̵..

Posted February 3, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: Get ready to fall in love in this hilarious romcom about a girl who begins a fake relationship with the famous actor in her class, perfect for fans of Meg Cabot and Jenny Han. When seventeen-year-old Eliza Lin’s essay about meeting the love of her life unexpectedly goes viral, her entire life changes overnight. […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  One Girl in All the World (In Every Generation #2) by Kendare Blake

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted January 26, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 6 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ONE GIRL IN ALL THE WORLD by Kendare Blake Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it:Goodreads, Blurb: “A worthy successor to the Slayer stories.” ―Booklist (starred review for In Every Generation) […]