Format: ARC

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted October 8, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 8 Comments

Hardcover: 352 pages Language: English ISBN-10: 1250299705 ISBN-13: 978-1250299703 Praise for THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS “Don’t underestimate the girls in the Arkettan welcome houses because you might just lose your life. Davis’ The Good Luck Girls is a dust-filled, bloody fairytale set in a menacing world haunted with the reminder―the price of freedom is high, […]

ARC Review: Slay by Brittney ..

Posted October 3, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 14 Comments

Book info: Title:  Slay Author:  Brittney Morris Genre:  YA contemporary? Release Date:  September 24th, 2019 Publisher:  Simon Pulse Source:  ARC from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. […]

ARC Review: I’m Not Dyi..

Posted September 14, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Book info: Title:  I’m Not Dying with You Tonight Author:  Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal Genre:  YA contemporary Release Date:  August 6th, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source: Physical ARC received from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Lena and Campbell aren’t friends. Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #12 ̵..

Posted April 8, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Okay, working again to catch up on reviews.  With my March feeling like I was sick the whole time, I got behind on reviews.  So I’m going to post five mini-reviews of the contemporary romances that I read or listened to during March. Riot (Mayhem #2) by Jamie Shaw: Genre:  Adult contemporary rock star romance […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #11 ̵..

Posted April 5, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 14 Comments

Both of these ARCs are titles that were published in 2018, one June, one September.  They’re different kinds of stories, but I thought I’d go ahead and post my reviews of these two together for a little different post this time.  The first is a YA book, the second is an adult romantic contemporary.  Rabbit […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #7: 3 YA..

Posted December 31, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Other than an audiobook that I finished yesterday, and an e-galley that I’m part of a tour to review on Thursday, I’ll be complete with all my reviews of 2018 reads after this post.  The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White: Release Date: September 25th, 2018 Genre:  YA Retelling Publisher:  Delacorte Press Source:  […]

ARC Review: Little White Lies..

Posted October 30, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Book info: Title:  Little White Lies Author:  Jennifer Lynn Barnes Genre:  YA Mystery Release Date:  November 6th, 2018 Publisher:  Disney/Freeform Source:  Physical ARC received from publisher for review, which did not influence my opinion. My rating: 4 stars Synopsis: “I’m not saying this is Sawyer’s fault,” the prim and proper one said delicately. “But.”Eighteen-year-old auto […]

ARC Review: The Darkest Star ..

Posted October 28, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Book info: Title:  The Darkest Star Author:  Jennifer L. Armentrout Series:  Origin #1 Genre:  YA/NA science fiction, romance Release Date: October 30th, 2018 Publisher:  Tor Teen Source:  ARC picked up from publisher at ALA convention, which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: When seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher is caught up in a […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #1- Six A..

Posted October 25, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

So, was my title too confusing? Too weird?  I’m always trying to maybe make things more personal or blog-title-related if possible.  You might guess from my blog title, Lisa Loves Literature, that I am a bit of a fan of alliteration.  Up until now I’ve been doing what I call “mini-reviews”. Well, tonight as I […]

Three YA ARCs, One YA Audioboo..

Posted September 17, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Finally, finally getting around to posting a review on a book I read clear back in April, because I was waiting until I finished its sequel, an ARC I had, so I could review them together.  Then another book that I just finished reading this past week, an ARC that was top of my list […]