Genre: YA Science Fiction

L-L-L-Little Reviews #35:  5 Audiobooks and a Sampler

L-L-L-Little Reviews #35: 5 A..

Posted November 26, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Looks like I haven’t done one of these posts since August. Partly because of my crazy new job. Also partly because most of what I’ve read has been for blog tours, so had specific days I had to post reviews on. However I have most of my audiobooks I’ve listened to since then that were […]

ARC Review: For All Time by Shanna Miles

ARC Review: For All Time by Sh..

Posted September 27, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Synopsis: “An unforgettable and artfully crafted romance right down to the very last page.” —Julie Murphy, #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Dumplin’ “A romance for the ages. Fresh voices and original predicaments make this one perfect little novel.”—Stacey Lee, award-winning author of The Downstairs Girl The Sun Is Also a Star meets Outlander in this vivid, utterly romantic debut novel […]

E-galley Review:  The Cost of Knowing by Brittney Morris

E-galley Review: The Cost of ..

Posted April 5, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 5 Comments

Synopsis: Dear Martin meets They Both Die at the End in this gripping, evocative novel about a Black teen who has the power to see into the future, whose life turns upside down when he foresees his younger brother’s imminent death, from the acclaimed author of SLAY. Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries to be the […]

ARC Review:  Yesterday is History by Kosoko Jackson

ARC Review: Yesterday is Hist..

Posted February 2, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 7 Comments

Synopsis: A romantic, heart-felt, and whimsical novel about letting go of the past, figuring out what you want in your future, and staying in the moment before it passes you by. Weeks ago, Andre Cobb received a much-needed liver transplant. He’s ready for his life to finally begin, until one night, when he passes out […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  Terraformer by Colleen Houck

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted June 19, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway, Review / 0 Comments

Synopsis: A new dystopian sci-fi YA series from the New York Timesbestselling author Colleen Houck Warning all Astronauts:COLONY BOUNDARY WARNING!PERMISSION TO ENTER ALIEN FOREST IS REQUIREDNOTE: NO RESCUE ATTEMPTS WILL BE MADE In the future, a terraforming ship lands on a perfectly green planet. Two perfect young men, one a budding colony leader, the other an engineer, […]

Blog Tour Review:  Between Burning Worlds (System Divine #2) by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell

Blog Tour Review: Between Bur..

Posted March 28, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 1 Comment

Synopsis: Les Misérables meets The Lunar Chronicles in the out-of-this-world sequel to Sky Without Stars that’s an “explosion of emotion, intrigue, romance, and revolution” (Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Caraval series). A thief. An officer. A guardian. All from different backgrounds, but sharing one same destiny… The planet Laterre is […]

ARC Review:  Girls With Razor Hearts (Girls With Sharp Sticks #2) by Suzanne Young

ARC Review: Girls With Razor ..

Posted March 15, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

My Review: I really was excited to get a copy of this to read after how the first book Girls with Sharp Sticks ended. This was really intense from the very beginning, but I also like how it picked up almost immediately after book one, and that way, with the comments and things the characters […]

ARC Review – A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope by Patrice Caldwell (Editor)

ARC Review – A Phoenix F..

Posted March 8, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

My Review: I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of this from the publisher at the AASL conference last November. I was very excited to read it because of all the hype around it, as well as how I believe it is something perfect for the students at my school. Overall it was […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway:  The Life Below (The Final Six #2) by Alexandra Monir

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted February 21, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 6 Comments

BOOK LINKS Amazon Barnes and Noble Book Depository (CD) iTunes Google Books My Review: When I finally got a copy of this one I was swept right into the story. There was a lot of tension and exciting science ideas in this. I loved how our characters had things to do on their long journey, […]