Genre: YA Contemporary Romance

L-L-L-Little Reviews #46: January 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #46: Janu..

Posted January 31, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 0 Comments

Here are the books I read this past month that were not part of scheduled reviews. The Hunger Between Us by Marina Adair: My Review: All I can really say about this is wow! This was such a dark story. The main character had a lot of unlikable actions and characteristics. But the world she […]

E-galley Review:  Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

E-galley Review: Highly Suspi..

Posted January 5, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Blurb: From the New York Times bestselling author of the Brown Sisters trilogy, comes a laugh-out-loud story about a quirky content creator and a clean-cut athlete testing their abilities to survive the great outdoors–and each other. Bradley Graeme is pretty much perfect. He’s a star football player, manages his OCD well (enough), and comes out on top in […]

ARC Review:  The Love Match by Priyanka Taslim

ARC Review: The Love Match by..

Posted January 2, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Blurb: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets Pride and Prejudice in this delightful and heartfelt rom-com about a Bangladeshi American teen whose meddling mother arranges a match to secure their family’s financial security—just as she’s falling in love with someone else. Zahra Khan is basically Bangladeshi royalty, but being a princess doesn’t pay the bills in […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #45: December 2022 – Part Two

L-L-L-Little Reviews #45: Dece..

Posted December 27, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Okay, did two of these this month since I ended up having quite a few reviews to share that weren’t part of tours. And I have quite a few holiday books as part of this post! Going ahead and posting this a little before the end of the month as I don’t think I have […]

Review:  The Wrong Kind of Weird by James Ramos

Review: The Wrong Kind of Wei..

Posted December 26, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: “Sweet, snarky, and delightfully dorky.” —Elise Bryant, author of Happily Ever Afters  Cameron Carson has a secret. A secret with the power to break apart his friend group. Cameron Carson, member of the Geeks and Nerds United (GANU) club, has been secretly hooking up with student council president, cheerleader, theater enthusiast, and all-around queen bee Karla Ortega since […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  The Do-Over by Lynn Painter

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted November 26, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 8 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE DO-OVER by Lynn Painter 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, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Blurb: In this riotous young adult romp for fans of Recommended for You and A Cuban […]

The DNF Report #13 – August 2022 through October 2022 (6 books)

The DNF Report #13 – Aug..

Posted November 19, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in The DNF Report / 4 Comments

Now one of these books was a DNF after I’d posted the last one in August, one in September, but it seems I had a bunch in October. The Mix Up (Meet Cute Book Club #6) by Rebecca Wilder My thoughts: This was part of a series that I was enjoying, but unfortunately it didn’t […]

Review:  Salt and Sugar by Rebecca Carvalho

Review: Salt and Sugar by Reb..

Posted November 5, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 14 Comments

Blurb: The grandchildren of two rival Brazilian bakeries fall in love despite their families’ feud. Trust neither thin-bottomed frying pans nor Molinas. Lari Ramires has always known this to be true. In Olinda, Brazil, her family’s bakery, Salt, has been at war with the Molinas’ bakery across the street, Sugar, for generations. But Lari’s world […]

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 […]