Tag: fantasy

Gateway 9: Liar by Justine Larbalestier

All I can say about this book is WOW! It started out as what seemed to be a total realistic fiction type YA novel. Our main character Micah, is a liar, hence the title. She lied when she came to her new school, or just let a misconception spread without correcting it. And when that […]

Posted October 2, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

This is one of the Penguin box of YA advanced readers copies I got last month. The cover as you can see is very creepy looking, almost just like Rosemary’s Baby. Basically the premise is that this is a town where babies disappear out of their cribs all the time, only to be replaced with […]

Posted August 22, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Believe it or not, I’m really not much of a fantasy reader. Yes, I love Harry Potter, but I tend to stick more to real science fiction, and maybe vampire/monster which are really more horror than fantasy. However, I got this book free from the bookstore. We had an Educator’s event and had several copies […]

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