Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Blog Tour Review:  Make a Wish (Spark House #3) by Helena Hunting

Blog Tour Review: Make a Wish..

Posted January 24, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 6 Comments

Cover Design: Danielle Christopher (@dfio216)Illustrated: Monique Aimee (@moniqueaimee) Blurb: With her signature charm and sense of humor, bestselling author Helena Hunting creates a novel about love, family, and second chances in Make a Wish. Ever have a defining life moment you wish you could do over? Harley Spark has one. The time she almost kissed the […]

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 […]

Release Blitz Review:  Starry-Eyed Love by Helena Hunting

Release Blitz Review: Starry-..

Posted May 10, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, Review / 2 Comments

Charming, hilarious, and emotional, Starry-Eyed Love is Helena Hunting at her very best! Starry-Eyed Love, an all-new hilarious and heartwarming workplace romance from New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting is now available! Blurb: Having just broken up with her boyfriend, London Spark is not in the mood to be hit on. Especially not when […]

E-galley Review:  Not Your Average Hot Guy by Gwenda Bond

E-galley Review: Not Your Ave..

Posted October 10, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

Synopsis: A paranormal romantic comedy at the (possible) end of the world. All Callie wanted was a quiet weekend with her best friend. She promised her mom she could handle running her family’s escape room business while her mom is out of town. Instead a Satanic cult shows up, claiming that the prop spell book […]

E-galley Review:  When Sparks Fly by Helena Hunting

E-galley Review: When Sparks ..

Posted September 18, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

Synopsis: Running the Spark House, a hotel/event space that has been in her family for years, has been Avery Spark’s lifelong dream. After years of working hard and making personal sacrifices, Avery and her two younger sisters have turned the Spark House into the premier destination in Colorado Springs. Avery is living her best life—she […]

ARC  Review:  Maggie Finds Her Muse by Dee Ernst

ARC Review: Maggie Finds Her..

Posted April 3, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Synopsis: A sparkling romantic comedy starring a bestselling author who goes to Paris to overcome writer’s block and rediscovers family, independence, and love along the way. All Maggie Bliss needs to do is write. Forty-eight years old and newly single (again!), she ventures to Paris in a last-ditch effort to finish her manuscript. With a […]

Audiobook Review:  Play (Stage Dive #2) by Kylie Scott

Audiobook Review: Play (Stage..

Posted August 5, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:  Play   Author:  Kylie Scott Series:  Stage Dive #2   Genre:  New Adult, Rock Star Romance Published:  March 25th, 2014 Source:  Digital audiobook downloaded from public library Okay, I am now totally in love with this author.  And to think it all started with a cheap/free e-book from back when I tried […]

Review: Frostfire by Amanda Hocking

Review: Frostfire by Amanda Ho..

Posted December 22, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

First, thanks to St. Martin’s Griffin and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I’ve been a fan of Amanda Hocking since I downloaded a 99 cent e-book of the first book in the Trylle series, Switched.  I read that book while sitting in line waiting for one of the Harry […]

Elegy (Watersong #4) by Amanda Hockiing

Elegy (Watersong #4) by Amanda..

Posted July 14, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

First, let me thank both Edelweiss and especially St. Martin’s Griffin for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book.  Now, can I start telling you how much I loved this book?!  I have to say what an awesome way to end a series!  There was action, there was still romance, there were twists […]