Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

ARC Review:  The Dark Tide by Alica Jasinska

ARC Review: The Dark Tide by ..

Posted July 25, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: The Wicked Deep meets A Curse So Dark and Lonely in this gripping, dark fairy-tale fantasy about two girls who must choose between saving themselves, each other, or their sinking island city. Every year on St. Walpurga’s Eve, Caldella’s Witch Queen lures a boy back to her palace. An innocent life to be sacrificed on the full […]

ARC Review:  If We Were Us by K.L. Walther

ARC Review: If We Were Us by ..

Posted May 31, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: Everyone at the prestigious Bexley School believes that Sage Morgan and Charlie Carmichael are meant to be….that it’s just a matter of time until they realize that they are actually in love. When Luke Morrissey shows up on the Bexley campus his presence immediately shakes things up. Charlie and Luke are drawn to each […]

ARC Review:  Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally

ARC Review: Four Days of You ..

Posted May 3, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

A new swoon-worthy romance following a couple’s love story on the same date over four years.  Every May 7, the students at Coffee County High School take a class trip. And every year, Lulu’s relationship with Alex Rouvelis gets a little more complicated. Freshman year, they went from sworn enemies to more than friends after […]

ARC Review:  The Burning by Laura Bates

ARC Review: The Burning by La..

Posted April 5, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 0 Comments

A rumour is like a fire. You might think you’ve extinguished it but one creeping, red tendril, one single wisp of smoke is enough to let it leap back into life again. Especially if someone is watching, waiting to fan the flames … New school.Tick.New town.Tick.New surname.Tick.Social media profiles?Erased. There’s nothing to trace Anna back to […]

ARC Review:  The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park

ARC Review: The Perfect Escap..

Posted April 3, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 0 Comments

Nate Jae-Woo Kim wants to be rich. When one of his classmates offers Nate a ridiculous amount of money to commit grade fraud, he knows that taking the windfall would help support his prideful Korean family, but is compromising his integrity worth it? Luck comes in the form of Kate Anderson, Nate’s colleague at the […]

ARC Review: The Pretenders (T..

Posted January 5, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Book info: Title:  The Pretenders Author:  Rebecca Hanover Series:  The Similars #2 Genre: YA science fiction Release Date:  December 10th, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  ARC from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating: 4 stars Synopsis:  In this conclusion to The Similars duology, Emma must figure out who she really is, decide […]

ARC Review: I’m Not Dyi..

Posted September 14, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 11 Comments

Book info: Title:  I’m Not Dying with You Tonight Author:  Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal Genre:  YA contemporary Release Date:  August 6th, 2019 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source: Physical ARC received from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Lena and Campbell aren’t friends. Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, […]

L-L-L-Little Reviews #7: 3 YA..

Posted December 31, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Other than an audiobook that I finished yesterday, and an e-galley that I’m part of a tour to review on Thursday, I’ll be complete with all my reviews of 2018 reads after this post.  The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White: Release Date: September 25th, 2018 Genre:  YA Retelling Publisher:  Delacorte Press Source:  […]

Three YA ARCs, One YA Audioboo..

Posted September 17, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

Finally, finally getting around to posting a review on a book I read clear back in April, because I was waiting until I finished its sequel, an ARC I had, so I could review them together.  Then another book that I just finished reading this past week, an ARC that was top of my list […]

Review: Furyborn (Empirium Tr..

Posted June 2, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Book info: Title:  Furyborn Author:  Claire Legrand Series:  Empirium Trilogy #1 Genre:  YA Fantasy Release Date:  May 22nd, 2018 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Fire Source:  Physical ARC from publisher which did not influence my opinion in any way My rating:  4 stars Synopsis: Follows two fiercely independent young women, centuries apart, who hold the power to save […]