Genre: YA Contemporary Thriller

ARC Review: Slay by Brittney Morris

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. […]

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

ARC Review: Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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 […]

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

ARC Review: Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

Review: Cut Me Free by J.R. Johansson

I am a big fan of Johansson ever since I first read the copy of Insomnia that I won.  When I saw her post about how we could contact her publisher about possible getting an early e-galley of this title, Cut Me Free, I immediately had to contact and see about getting a copy. Then […]

Posted August 16, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments