Tag: World War II

Review: Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill

Book info: Title:  Within These Lines Author:  Stephanie Morrill Genre:  YA Historical Fiction Release Date:  March 5th, 2019 Publisher:  Blink YA Source:  ARC received from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Evalina Cassano’s life in an Italian-American family in 1941 is everything it “should be” until she falls in […]

Posted March 3, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Promo Post: With Ballet in My Soul – Adventures of a Globetrotting Impresario – A Memoir by Eva Maze

Book info: Title:  With Ballet in My Soul – Adventures of a Globetrotting Impresario   Author:  Eva Maze Published:  April 1st, 2017 Publisher:  Moonstone Press LLC Source:  Received from Book Publicity Services for promo and possible review  Synopsis: A life spanning close to 100 years is noteworthy, if only because of its longevity. The rich […]

Posted March 21, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in / 6 Comments

Review: Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

I’m not sure exactly who to thank for the ARC of this that I received in the mail about a month ago.  I don’t know if I requested it through a Shelf Awareness giveaway, or if I have maybe got a contact in Scholastic since I emailed last fall and requested Blue Lily, Lily Blue […]

Posted January 26, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 2 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke (Prisoner of Night and Fog #2) by Anne Blankman

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where we spotlight upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting.  This week I’ve picked the sequel to a book I LOVED!!  Prisoner of Night and Fog got me really thinking about a period of history I hadn’t really thought about before.  Between World War […]

Posted November 12, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 32 Comments

Review: Flawed (Perfection #2) by J.L. Spelbring

Once again thanks to both Spencer Hill Press and Netgalley for allowing me to read an e-galley of this book.  And it was good to read it almost right after I finished the first one, Perfection, which I reviewed HERE.  And I don’t know if it was because I had just finished the first one […]

Posted July 30, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

This is the book I handed out on World Book Night.  I actually hadn’t read it yet, so I kept one of those copies for myself, which I will now donate to the high school library where I work part time.  I knew it had won awards, and was about World War II, but had […]

Posted May 6, 2014 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments