Tag: Penguin Publisher

Review: An Ember in the Ashes..

Posted April 20, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 11 Comments

This is a book I thought sounded really good, but I didn’t request it on either Edelweiss or Netgalley for some reason. But then I walked into the Barnes and Noble where I work part time and saw it sitting on the manager’s desk one day.  I asked right away if I could have it, […]

The World’s Strongest Li..

Posted April 18, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

I am grateful to Gotham Books, part of Penguin Publishing for allowing me to get an advance copy of this book through a contest in the Shelf Awareness daily email newsletter.  It’s been a while since I’ve read a memoir, but this one reminded me why I went through the phase a few years ago […]

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Posted September 19, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

This was another of the Penguin YA advanced readers books I got back in August. Wasn’t sure if I’d like it. The cover is a little freaky for my taste. I know, I know, don’t judge a book by its cover, but be honest, it’s hard not to just a little. Anyway, this is another […]

The Replacement by Brenna Yova..

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

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 […]

The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Mi..

Posted August 4, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

This is part of a boxed set that Penguin publisher sent to the bookstore. I actually received 2 of the other books singly through a Shelf Awareness giveaway, but when I saw that the store had all 5 they had advertised to give away that week, I took the whole box home. (After some convincing […]