Tag: dystopian

YA Spring Fling Giveaway Blitz

Posted March 25, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 0 Comments

From March 20th to April 3rd, over 70 authors come together to give away hundreds of books. The YA Spring Fling is an opportunity for readers to find new books, new authors and take part in something very special. Here is a sneak peek of some of the books involved in the giveaway. All are […]

Book Blitz: Numbers Game by R..

Posted March 17, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 5 Comments

Book and Author Details: Numbers Game by Rebecca Rode Publication date: March 16th 2015 Genres: Dystopia, Young Adult Synopsis: Treena can’t wait for Rating Day. Her high score will mean a life of luxury, showing the world that she’s a valuable member of society, not a pathetic waste of space. It won’t hurt her chances […]

Waiting on Wednesday: The Dea..

Posted February 4, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 38 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where we spotlight upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting.  I’m excited to read the sequel to The Murder Complex, it was an interesting new dystopian story by an author I’ve followed on Facebook for a long time.  Here is the blurb from Goodreads: […]

Review: The Glass Arrow by Kr..

Posted January 27, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Tor Teen for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  This is my first book by this author, even though I do really want to read the Article 5 series, I just haven’t gotten a chance to pick them up yet. But now that I’ve read and really […]

Review: The Prey by Tom Isbel..

Posted January 20, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

First thanks to Edelweiss and HarperTeen for allowing me to read an egalley of The Prey.  While it was a good read, and had some good parts, overall I had some issues with it. There are two main characters, Book – a boy, an orphan who really has no name other than the number tattooed […]

Book Blitz: Killshot by Aria ..

Posted January 16, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 2 Comments

  Killshot by Aria Michaels Genre: YA Apocalypse Fiction and Dystopia Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23249911-killshot Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Killshot-Icarus-Series-Volume-1/dp/1502753790 B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/killshot-aria-michaels-aria-michaels/1120805384?ean=2940150636347 Trailer: http://youtu.be/TV_7K7ZYqiM When seventeen year old Liv Larson and her brother are sent to separate foster homes, she gives up on her old life, her old friends, and her faith in God. The only bright spot in Liv’s […]

Review: Red Queen by Victoria..

Posted December 21, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

I have to thank my manager at the Barnes and Noble where I work part time for saving this ARC for me.  I guess I have to thank HarperTeen and Epic Reads for sending it to the store as well.  I had been hearing a lot about the book on other blogs, Waiting on Wednesday […]

Review: Ignite Me (Shatter Me..

Posted November 20, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 18 Comments

This is one I had checked out of the library to try to read back in September for my sequels challenge, but I didn’t get to it.  I finally picked it up this past weekend and burned right through it between all my other things going on, like NaNoWriMo.  Overall this was a great ending […]

Dystopian Giveaway Hop –..

Posted October 31, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 91 Comments

Thanks to both Kathy @ I Am A Reader and April and Kat @ My Shelf Confessions for hosting this Giveaway Hop.  I am a huge fan of Dystopian stories.  Now, there are a lot of books that get heaped into one big grouping under this heading, even though they could technically be more post-apocalyptic, […]

Review: The Mark of the Hummi..

Posted September 22, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

So I just read this book because tomorrow I’ll be hosting the author on my stop of the Debut Authors Bash for this year.  I decided I’d just purchase the e-book myself to read before my stop.  And I’m not disappointed at all.  The Mark of the Hummingbird is a dystopian story.  And it is […]