Genre: YA Contemporary Thriller

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  The Marvelous by Claire Kann

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted June 8, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 7 Comments

From the author of Let’s Talk About Love and If It Makes You Happy, this exuberant YA Novel follows six teens locked together in a mansion, contending for a life-changing cash prize in a competition run by a reclusive heiress. Everyone thinks they know Jewel Van Hanen. Heiress turned actress turned social media darling who […]

ARC Review:  The Obsession by Jesse Q. Sutanto

ARC Review: The Obsession by ..

Posted January 30, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Synopsis: A classic sort of love story… except somebody might wind up dead. Nobody knows Delilah like Logan does. Nobody. He makes sure of it by learning everything he can through her social media and watching her through a hidden camera he has trained on her house. Some might call him a stalker. Logan prefers […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted December 1, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 8 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE COUSINS by Karen McManus Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Find it: Amazon, Kindle, Audible,  B&N (Signed Edition), iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Synopsis: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us […]

E-galley Review:  Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

E-galley Review: Surrender Yo..

Posted September 26, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: Connor Major’s summer break is turning into a nightmare. His SAT scores bombed, the old man he delivers meals to died, and when he came out to his religious zealot mother, she had him kidnapped and shipped off to a secluded island. His final destination: Nightlight Ministries, a conversion therapy camp that will be […]

ARC Review:  Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp

ARC Review: Even If We Break ..

Posted September 6, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Synopsis: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp comes a shocking new thriller about a group of friends tied together by a game and the deadly weekend that tears them apart. FIVE friends go to a cabin.FOUR of them are hiding secrets.THREE years of history bind them.TWO are doomed from the start.ONE person wants to […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Deadly Little Scandals (Debutantes #2) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted November 18, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 12 Comments

Book info: Title:  Deadly Little Scandals Author:  Jennifer Lynn Barnes Series:  Debutantes #2 Genre: YA contemporary thriller Release Date:  November 5th, 2019 Publisher:  Freeform Source: E-galley from Rock Star Book Tours which did not influence my opinion. My rating:  5 stars Synopsis:  “Think of the White Gloves like the Junior League-by way of Skull and […]

ARC Review:  Slay by Brittney Morris

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:  Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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:  Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp

ARC Review: Before I Let Go b..

Posted January 1, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:  Before I Let Go Author:  Marieke Nijkamp Genre:  YA Contemporary Release Date:  January 2nd, 2018 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  ARC received from publisher My rating:  3 stars Synopsis: Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to […]

Blog Tour:  Review and Giveaway – The Row by JR Johansson

Blog Tour: Review and Giveawa..

Posted October 4, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 22 Comments

Book info: Title:  The Row  Author:  J.R. Johansson Genre: YA Mystery  Release Date: October 11th, 2016  Publisher:  FSG/Macmillan A death sentence. A family torn apart. One girl’s hunt for the truth. Seventeen-year-old Riley Beckett is no stranger to prison. Her father is a convicted serial killer on death row who has always maintained that he […]