Tag: poetry

ARC Review – A Beautif..

Posted March 19, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Book info: Title:  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood:  The Poetry of Mister Rogers Author:  Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illustrator), Josie Carey (Contributor) Genre:  Nonfiction/Poetry Release Date:  March 19th, 2019 Publisher:  Quirk Books Source:  ARC received from Publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  4 stars Synopsis: For the first time ever, the beloved songs […]

Debut Author Bash and Giveaway..

Posted December 5, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 5 Comments

I am very excited to get to host author Holly Bodger on my blog today.  I was so excited to see that she would be one of the authors we would get to choose, and then to find out I got to host her on my blog was even more exciting. Author Bio: A long-time […]

Review: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodge..

Posted May 12, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 14 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Knopf Books for Young Readers for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book.  I really liked the theme of the book, and the idea behind it.  It is a great story idea, and I even liked most of how it was told.  My only issue was that I […]

Review: And We Stay by Jenny ..

Posted January 27, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

First of all, thanks to Delacorte Press and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I just finished reading it the day before it was published, also the day it would expire.  It was a quick read.  At first I was worried that it was going to suffer in comparison to […]

Book Spine Poetry – Why ..

Posted February 23, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Wow, I can’t believe I’ve never heard of this!  This is something I’ve kind of done in the past.  When I was working at the bookstore and would carry piles of books that customers just left sitting out for me to put away.  I didn’t ever consciously arrange them to make a poem, but I’ve […]

2013 Truman Possibility 21: W..

Posted December 7, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

This is the last of the 25 books for the possible Truman nominee list that I was able to actually read before the deadline this past Monday.  And actually, I didn’t even finish it in time to rate it.  But I was halfway through, and needed to see where it went, so I finished it. […]

Must Read Monday #1

Posted October 24, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Just found this meme through someone I follow, and it is sponsored by Fans of Fiction. It is called Must Read Monday, and I love the creativity behind it! You pick a book based on whatever the theme is, and you explain why it is a must read. But you must explain it using an […]