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Review: Perfection by J.L. Spelbring

First thanks to Spencer Hill Press and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  It actually came out this July, at least in the US.  And I think the sequel, Flawed, which I also have an e-galley of, comes out in August.  So it is nice having them to read together.  […]

Posted July 28, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Truth (XVI #2) by Julia Karr

I got this book as a stripped cover from the bookstore where I work.  I had read the first book, XVI, as part of doing the Debut Author Challenge through The Story Siren back in 2011, in fact, I think it might have been the first one I read for that challenge.  The story picks […]

Posted September 23, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

2011 Debut Author Challenge 1: XVI by Julia Karr

I read this book as part of the 2011 Debut Author Challenge being sponsored by Kristi over at The Story Siren. I’ve really gotten into the YA books lately. In fact, it’s almost keeping me from reading books by my favorite authors Stephen King and Dean Koontz. But anyway, on with the book review. XVI, […]

Posted January 12, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment