Tag: advanced reader copy

The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure

First thing I want to say is, although you probably won’t notice this from the finished blog, because I have an injured hand, this may take me awhile to type up. However, I finished this book this morning and really want to share my thoughts on it, so I’m going to get it done. Please […]

Posted April 6, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

I got this book as an advanced reader’s copy back in October, right before the author was coming to our bookstore to do a signing. I didn’t get to go to the signing because it was right when our parent teacher conferences are, so didn’t feel the urge to pick it up and get it […]

Posted February 3, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

The Flappers: Vixen by Jillian Larkin

I found this sitting in the stack of ARC’s at the bookstore a couple weeks ago. I took it home, but wasn’t quite in the mood for it until I finished the Mortal Instruments series. It wasn’t too bad of a book. I enjoyed reading about the time period. Basically we follow 3 girls that […]

Posted December 24, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

This was another of the Penguin YA advanced readers books I got back in August. Wasn’t sure if I’d like it. The cover is a little freaky for my taste. I know, I know, don’t judge a book by its cover, but be honest, it’s hard not to just a little. Anyway, this is another […]

Posted September 19, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Lobster Land by Susan Carlton

I wanted to like this book so much. The author was so nice when I emailed my request to get an advanced copy. She talked about how authors loved teachers and librarians. And when I got the book? I got an awesome little package of goodies wrapped in a pretty bow. Unfortunately, I can’t give […]

Posted July 29, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments