Genre: YA Contemporary Romance

ARC Review: Seoulmates by Susan Lee

ARC Review: Seoulmates by Susa..

Posted September 7, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: “The perfect childhood friends-to-lovers story—full stop.” —Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling authors of The Unhoneymooners and The Soulmate Equation Her ex-boyfriend wants her back. Her former best friend is in town. When did Hannah’s life become a K-drama? Hannah Cho had the next year all planned out—the perfect summer with her boyfriend, Nate, and then a fun senior year with […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  The Undead Truth of Us by Britney S. Lewis

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted August 29, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 7 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE UNDEAD TRUTH OF US by Britney S. Lewis Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! Find it:Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Synopsis: Death was everywhere. They all stared at me, bumping into one […]

ARC Review:  Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle

ARC Review: Love Radio by Ebo..

Posted May 31, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: Hitch meets The Sun Is Also a Star in this witty and romantic teen novel about a self-professed teen love doctor with a popular radio segment who believes he can get a girl who hates all things romance to fall in love with him in only three dates.  Prince Jones is the guy with all the answers—or […]

ARC Review:  All Signs Point to Yes – A Love Story for Every Sign

ARC Review: All Signs Point t..

Posted May 31, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: A literal star-studded anthology that delivers a love story for every star sign straight from the hearts of thirteen multicultural YA authors. A haunted Aquarius finds love behind the veil. An ambitious Aries will do anything to stay in the spotlight. A foodie Taurus discovers the best eats in town (with a side of […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #40: Two Bookish First Reviews

L-L-L-Little Reviews #40: Two ..

Posted May 30, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Since Bookish First is mostly sending out finished copies, I don’t usually get them in time to fit the reading and review into my blog schedule. So I am a little bit behind on these two, one came out in mid-April, the other mid-May. Flirting With Fate by J.C. Cervantes: My Review: This was a […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Once Upon a K-Prom by Kat Cho

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted May 17, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 4 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ONCE UPON A K-PROM by Kat Cho Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! Find it: Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Blurb: What would you do if the world’s biggest K-pop star asked you to […]

ARC Review:  Debating Darcy by Sayantani DasGupta

ARC Review: Debating Darcy by..

Posted April 2, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: This Pride & Prejudice retelling brings New York Timesbestselling Sayantani DasGupta’s trademark wit and insight to her bright and funny YA debut! It is a truth universally acknowledged that Leela Bose plays to win. A life-long speech competitor, Leela loves nothing more than crushing the competition, all while wearing a smile. But when she meets the incorrigible […]

Blog Tour Review:  Falling for the Competition by Jen Smith

Blog Tour Review: Falling for..

Posted March 10, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 2 Comments

Blurb: It’s going to be the best summer ever for ambitious, overachieving Quinn. A huge history buff, not only has she landed her dream job interning in the archives department of the local castle, but her best friend will be working there too. However, Quinn isn’t the only one to be working in Archives this […]

E-galley Review: Cupcake by Cookie O’Gorman

E-galley Review: Cupcake by Co..

Posted November 3, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Synopsis: I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking this will be just one more story of the ignored, “big-boned ” girl, who sheds her glasses and a few extra pounds and finally attracts the notice of the most popular guy in school. Except it isn’t. Because I’m not unpopular. Not all that ignored. And I […]