Tag: romance

Audiobook Review: Asa (Marked..

Posted August 18, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

Book info: Title:  Asa  Author:  Jay Crownover Series:  Marked Men #6   Genre:  New Adult Romance Published:  April 21st, 2015 Source:  Digital audiobook downloaded from public library So, this was a bit of a bittersweet listen.  It was the last in the Marked Men series, although fortunately the author has a new series she’s in […]

Ten New Adult/Romance Free/Che..

Posted August 16, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 3 Comments

I was going to try to do one of these posts last week, but again, things got busy!  So I postponed it till this week, and was able to have 10 different ones to share. Ten seems like a nice round number to do in one post.  Again, I have a couple that are part […]

Audiobook Review: Finding It (..

Posted August 4, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 9 Comments

Book info: Title:  Finding It   Author:  Cora Carmack Series:  Losing It #3   Genre:  NA Romance Published:  October 15th, 2013 Source:  Digital audiobook download from public library While this was probably not my favorite book of this series, it still was pretty good.  In fact, it started out with one of the best lines […]

Audiobook Review: Fall From I..

Posted July 19, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Book info: Title:  Fall From India Place   Author:  Samantha Young Series:  On Dublin Street #4   Genre:  NA Romance Published:  June 3rd, 2014 Source:  Digital audiobook downloaded from public library I listened to this audiobook on my drive home from Colorado back at the end of June.  It made me cry, it had sexy […]

Review: Losing It by Emma Rat..

Posted July 14, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Book info: Title:  Losing It   Author:  Emma Rathbone Genre:  Romance Published:  July 19th, 2016 Source:  ARC requested from publisher, Riverhead Books Synopsis: Julia Greenfield has a problem: she’s twenty-six years old and she’s still a virgin. Sex ought to be easy. People have it all the time! But, without meaning to, she made it […]

Review: Slammed by Colleen Ho..

Posted June 17, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Book info: Title:  Slammed Author:  Colleen Hoover Series: Slammed Genre:  NA Contemporary Romance Published:  January 5th, 2012 Source:  From OTSP Secret Sister This is an older Colleen Hoover title, compared to the first one I read.  But it is just as good, and continues to cement my love of this author’s work.  As a teacher […]

Discussion Post: This Review ..

Posted May 13, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 22 Comments

Today I’m doing my 3rd discussion post as part of the 2016 Discussion Challenge hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction and It Starts at Midnight. My first one was all about if teens are really as dumb as we think, and will expect what happens in books to be real life.  My second one was […]

Review: His Kind of Trouble (..

Posted May 6, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

This is an adult romance, and one that I first learned about when we had the author come to our store to sign her books.  About a month ago I decided that the book synopsis sounded interesting, so I went ahead and bought it in the mass market paperback.  Unfortunately I’m not sure the rest […]

Review: Broken Trust by Miche..

Posted April 11, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

I was excited to read this book after hearing the author talk about it as she was finishing it up and getting it ready to publish.  Michelle is a friend, and I would kind of say she was my writing partner for 2014-most of 2015.  She is the reason I feel I was able to […]

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 […]