Tag: historical fiction

Book Blitz with Giveaway: Ill..

Posted November 13, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 2 Comments

Book info: Title:  IllusionsAuthor:  Madeline J. ReynoldsGenre: YA Fantasy/Historical VictorianRelease Date: November 6th, 2018Publisher:  Entangled Teen Summary: Dear Thomas, I know you’re angry. It’s true, I was sent to expose your mentor as a fraud illusionist, and instead I have put your secret in jeopardy. I fear I have even put your life in jeopardy. […]

Review with Author Interview: ..

Posted August 4, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:  No Good Deed Author:  Kara Connolly Genre:  YA Fairy tale retelling Release Date:  July 18th, 2017 Publisher:  Delacorte Press Source: ARC from publisher for honest review My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Fans of Dorothy Must Die will love this reimagining of the legend of Robin Hood. Girl power rules supreme when a modern girl […]

Three End of Series Mini-Revie..

Posted February 11, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

As I keep mentioning, I’m so far behind on reviews!  So, to speed things up, you should continue to expect mini-reviews like what I’m posting today.  I finished up three series finally over the past two months, so let’s do a quick reflection on them, and then the blurb from Goodreads.  Ashes (Seeds of America […]

Guest Post: Yellow Hair by An..

Posted November 4, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

My name is Andrew Joyce and I write books for a living. I would like to thank Lisa for allowing me to be here today to promote my latest, Yellow Hair, which documents the injustices done to the Sioux Nation from their first treaty with the United States in 1805 through Wounded Knee in 1890. […]

Promo Post and Giveaway: Bury ..

Posted October 15, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, promo post / 10 Comments

On the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rising, join the adventures of one woman who might just change Irish history as we know it Bury the Living By Jodi McIsaac  “McIsaac puts plenty of history and a little fantasy and romance into this entertaining time travel tale. McIsaac has an undeniable talent for immersing the […]

Promo Post – Resolution:..

Posted May 25, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 2 Comments

Book Information: Title:  Resolution:  Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure Author:  Andrew Joyce Genre:  Adventure/Historical Fiction Synopsis: It is 1896 in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The largest gold strike in the annals of human history has just been made; however, word of the discovery will not reach the outside world for another year. By happenstance, a fifty-nine-year-old […]

Waiting on Wednesday: A Tyran..

Posted December 9, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 30 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.  My choice this week is a book full of stories by some of my favorite authors:  Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Andrea Cremer, Marissa Meyer, and Elizabeth Wein to name a few.  At first when […]

Promo Post: Somewhere I Belon..

Posted October 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 2 Comments

SYNOPSIS In Somewhere I Belong, we meet young P.J. Kavanaugh at North Boston Station. His father has died, the Depression is on, and his mother is moving them back home. They settle in, and P.J. makes new friends. But the P.E.I. winter is harsh, the farm chores endless, and his teacher a drunken bully. He […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Worlds ..

Posted September 30, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 42 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.  For a change this week, I’m featuring a book that is not part of a series.  As far as I know, it will be a standalone.  I always love when historical fiction takes real […]

Review: Walk on Earth a Stran..

Posted September 19, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

First, thanks to Greenwillow Books and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I really enjoyed the first book in this author’s other series, The Girl of Fire and Thorns, when I read it for the Truman Award nomination in Misssouri, back in 2013.  Even though I haven’t read on in […]