Genre: YA Contemporary Romance

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 / 2 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 […]

ARC Review:  How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

ARC Review: How Moon Fuentez ..

Posted August 7, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

My Review: Okay, I’m pretty sure this is going to be in the running for one of my favorite books of the year because I loved this one so much! It had me laughing, and crying, and even swooning! And the story was so much more than just a teenage girl with a crush and […]

Author Interview:  21 Questions by Alexandria Rizik

Author Interview: 21 Question..

Posted July 31, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in author interview, promo post / 2 Comments

Synopsis: In Laguna Beach, California, sixteen-year-old Kendra Dimes is preparing for the 2010 USA Surfing Prime West. She’ll be competing this year in honor of her brother, who was a surfer too, but who died from a drug overdose. Kendra has suffered anxiety attacks ever since her brother’s death, and surfing is what’s been helping […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted June 14, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 5 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the INSTRUCTIONS FOR DANCING by Nicola Yoon 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 Exclusive Signed Edition, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Synopsis: #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun is […]

ARC Review:  We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

ARC Review: We Can’t Ke..

Posted June 7, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

Synopsis: A wedding harpist disillusioned with love and a hopeless romantic cater-waiter flirt and fight their way through a summer of weddings in this effervescent romantic comedy from the acclaimed author of Today Tonight Tomorrow. Quinn Berkowitz and Tarek Mansour’s families have been in business together for years: Quinn’s parents are wedding planners, and Tarek’s own […]

ARC Review:  Made in Korea by Sarah Suk

ARC Review: Made in Korea by ..

Posted May 17, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Synopsis: Frankly in Love meets Shark Tank in this feel-good romantic comedy about two entrepreneurial Korean American teens who butt heads—and maybe fall in love—while running competing Korean beauty businesses at their high school. There’s nothing Valerie Kwon loves more than making a good sale. Together with her cousin Charlie, they run V&C K-BEAUTY, their school’s most successful […]