Tag: pirates

Blog Tour Author Interview wit..

Posted April 14, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 0 Comments

Series: Daughters Jones TrilogyPaperback: 248 pagesPublisher: Black Spot Books;  (October 9, 2018)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0999742388ISBN-13: 978-0999742389 Praise for THE ISLE OF GOLD “Part fairytale, part fantasy, part romance, Jane’s debut is full of colorful characters [and] a plot that will thrill the heart of any lover of magic, legends, and epic adventure.” —Booklist “Jane weaves a […]

Review with Giveaway: Blackso..

Posted April 30, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:   Blacksouls Author:   Nicole Castroman Series:  Blackhearts #2 Publisher: Simon Pulse Release Date: April 11th, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Romance, Pirates, Adventure Synopsis: Nicole Castroman brings the dangerous pirate ports of the Caribbean to life in this vibrant sequel to Blackhearts—the reimagined origin story of history’s most infamous pirate, Blackbeard. […]

ARC Review: Daughter of the P..

Posted April 14, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Book info: Title:  Daughter of the Pirate King Author:  Tricia Levenseller Series:   Daughter of the Pirate King #1 Genre:  YA Historical Fantasy, Pirates Published:  February 28th, 2017 Source:  E-galley from Edelweiss My rating:  5 stars Okay, I just realized that I never actually posted a review for this book that I loved so much!  It […]

Promo Post: Top 10 Pirate Wor..

Posted April 6, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:  Blacksouls   Author:  Nicole Castroman Series:  Blackhearts #2   Genre:  YA Historical Fiction Published:  April 11th, 2017 Synopsis:   Nicole Castroman brings the dangerous pirate ports of the Caribbean to life in this vibrant sequel to Blackhearts—the reimagined origin story of history’s most infamous pirate, Blackbeard.Edward “Teach” Drummond is setting sail to the […]

Review: Seas (Wendy Darling #..

Posted October 5, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Book info: Title:  Seas   Author:  Colleen Oakes Series:  Wendy Darling #2   Genre:  YA Fairy Tale Retelling Published:  September 20th, 2016 Source: Finished copy received for review from SparkPoint Studio Just like with Three Dark Crowns I was contacted back in August to be a part of a Fall YA Tour.  Now the books […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Blackso..

Posted July 13, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 34 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 sequel, but one that the author had said she didn’t know if she’d be able to publish because the publisher hadn’t approved it yet or whatever.  I really […]

Blog Tour Review and Giveaway:..

Posted February 16, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 10 Comments

Book Details: Blackheartsby Nicole CastromanPublisher: Simon PulseRelease Date: February 9th 2016Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Retellings, Romance, Pirates, Fantasy, Adventure  Synopsis: Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase […]

Awaken (Abandon Trilogy #3) by..

Posted July 5, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

First I must say thanks to Netgalley and Scholastic for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book.  I really liked the first book in the series, and the second one kind of had the sophomore slump, but was still good.  This final book in the trilogy started kind of slow, but once we […]

Dark Life (Dark Life #1) by Ka..

Posted December 17, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

This book is one on the current Truman nominees list that my students are reading and voting on this school year.  It was one that looked really good to me, and I’d been excited to read for awhile.  I was able to get a copy for pretty cheap at the school book fair back in […]

The Mapmaker’s Sons by V..

Posted August 28, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

You may have heard me talking occasionally about the new publishing company I was getting the chance to help start by reading manuscripts to help pick which ones to publish.  The company is called Move Books.  And they have a goal to help get more boys reading.  Now I know that there are some of […]