Publisher: Berkley

L-L-L-Little Reviews #56: November 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #56: Nove..

Posted November 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 10 Comments

Here are the books I read and/or finished this past month that were not part of scheduled tours or requests from authors/publishers. A Heavy Dose of Allison Tandy by Jeff Bishop My Review: So I really liked this one. The narrator was perfect, and the humor the author used with witty banter and the main […]

The DNF Report #24 – November 2023

The DNF Report #24 – Novembe..

Posted November 27, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in The DNF Report / 10 Comments

Continuing this as a monthly post, even if I end up with none. Night Shift by Annie Crown My thoughts: So, I think I maybe need to stop requesting or getting excited to read Wattpad books. The idea behind this and of course the cover totally grabbed my attention. I only got about 7% when […]

E-galley Review:  The Seven Year Slip by Ashley Poston

E-galley Review: The Seven Ye..

Posted June 27, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 18 Comments

Blurb: Sometimes, the worst day of your life happens, and you have to figure out how to live after it. So Clementine forms a plan to keep her heart safe: stay busy, work hard, find someone decent to love, and try to remember to chase the moon. The last one is silly and obviously metaphorical, […]

E-galley Review:  Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

E-galley Review: Love, Theore..

Posted June 12, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 16 Comments

Blurb: The many lives of theoretical physicist Elsie Hannaway have finally caught up with her. By day, she’s an adjunct professor, toiling away at grading labs and teaching thermodynamics in the hopes of landing tenure. By other day, Elsie makes up for her non-existent paycheck by offering her services as a fake girlfriend, tapping into […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #50: May 2023

L-L-L-Little Reviews #50: May ..

Posted May 30, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 22 Comments

Here are the books I read and/or finished this past month that were not part of scheduled tours or requests from authors/publishers. Barbarian Alien (Ice Planet Barbarian #2) by Ruby Dixon My Review: I was surprised but loved the first book in this series, Ice Planet Barbarians, and so had to get the second one […]

E-galley Review:  A Cosmic Kind of Love by Samantha Young

E-galley Review: A Cosmic Kin..

Posted October 22, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Blurb: Space is the last thing an event planner and an astronaut need in this charming new romantic comedy from New York Timesbestselling author Samantha Young. When event planner Hallie Goodman receives party-inspiration material from the bride of her latest wedding project, the last thing she expects to find in the files are digital videos from […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #41: Five Romances, a YA Sci-Fi, and a Paranormal Romance.

L-L-L-Little Reviews #41: Five..

Posted June 25, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

So I’m behind on some reviews of paperback books from March and April, and then I’ve got three audiobook reviews from last month, and one from this month I may as well add in as well! And then as I was typing this up I finished a review book I was behind on, and decided […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #39: Another All Audiobook Edition – 11 Reviews

L-L-L-Little Reviews #39: Anot..

Posted May 14, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

I haven’t done one of these posts since January I think, and I’ve listened to quite a few since then, even if a few were only novellas. Turning Back (Turning #2) by J.A. Huss: My Review: I enjoyed the first one in this series, and decided I needed to listen to the rest before I […]

Review:  The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Review: The Love Hypothesis b..

Posted February 16, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 12 Comments

Blurb: When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman’s carefully calculated theories on love into chaos.  As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn’t believe in lasting romantic relationships–but her best friend does, and that’s what got her into this situation. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating […]

Blog Tour Review:  The Singles Table (Marriage Game #3) by Sara Desai

Blog Tour Review: The Singles..

Posted November 19, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 5 Comments

“A beautifully told rom-com that’s full of laughs, heart, and scorching sexual tension.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) The Singles Table, the diverse swoon-worthy romantic comedy from Sara Desai, is now available! Synopsis: Opposites attract in this romantic comedy about a free-spirited lawyer who is determined to find the perfect match for the grumpy bachelor at her […]