Tag: Jewish

Review Prisoner of Night and F..

Posted April 7, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Balzer and Bray for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I always am intrigued and fascinated by stories about World War II.  Actually this book is pre-World War II.  It is from Hitler’s rise.  And what was so interesting about the premise of this book is that […]

Review – Hidden Like Ann..

Posted April 3, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

First, thanks to Scholastic and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  Holocaust stories fascinate me.  To hear what the Jewish people, as well as others who were persecuted by Hitler, went through makes me feel better about how lucky I am in my life.  It also just amazes me that […]

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Posted October 25, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Yes, I know I’m way behind everyone else on this one.  I’ve been meaning to read it for awhile.  But it was a big book, and I just had so many other things to read, that I just kept putting it on the back burner.  Finally I decided that it was time to read it […]

You Have to Kiss a Lot of Frog..

Posted July 14, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

You Have To Kiss A Lot Of Frogs by Laurie Graff My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was my latest book to keep by the big bathtub for reading while taking a bubble bath. It had some really hilarious moments. I also at first was unsure as I started reading whether it was supposed […]

Gateway 5 – Lost by Jacq..

Posted September 6, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

I was so sure I’d love this. I have really enjoyed all the historical fiction I’ve been reading from going through this award nominee selection process the past 2 years. And while this was mostly interesting, I’m not sure it will really pull in the high school age. I think it might actually be more […]