Tag: YA contemporary

Review: Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Book info: Title:  Teach Me to Forget Author:  Erica M. Chapman Genre:  YA contemporary Published:  December 2nd, 2016 Source:  Finished copy from publisher, Merit Press, in exchange for honest review My rating:  5 stars I didn’t get to this before it was published, and I’m sorry about that now, because this book was so good.  […]

Posted December 13, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

Review and Giveaway: Everyday Magic by Emily Albright

Everyday Magic (Untitled #2) by Emily Albright Publisher: Merit Press Release Date: December 2nd 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Source:  ARC received from author for review Synopsis: For once, Maggie McKendrick just wants to control her own life. Her overbearing Hollywood director father has it all planned out for her: UCLA, law school, then working as […]

Posted November 5, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 8 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday: What Light by Jay Asher

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 a book by an author that I loved his two other books, especially his debut novel.  And it seems like forever that I’ve been waiting for a new one.  Here […]

Posted August 17, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 26 Comments

Blog Tour and Giveaway: invisible-i-am by Gregg Davis

invisible-i-am by Gregg DavisHarriet ShowmanPublication date: August 18th, 2015Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult An experimental, literary YA multimedia narrative centered on the experiences of 16-year-old Gregg Davis, who undergoes brutal bullying and sexual violence by her peers. Spanning the mediums of the printed page, online social media and the screen, this story offers a wrenching, empathetic […]

Posted July 22, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Race Girl (The Go Girls Chronicles #3) by Leigh Hutton

Book Details: Race Girl by Leigh Hutton (The Go Girls Chronicles #3) Publication date: April 3rd, 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Synopsis: Fresh on the heels of Michelle Payne’s historic Melbourne Cup win, comes a blockbuster Australian story about a Queensland girl and the ‘race that stops a nation’ . . . Tully Athens […]

Posted June 14, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 11 Comments

Promo Post: Scarred by Joanne Macgregor

Blurb / Synopsis: “Life leaves you scarred. Love can make you beautiful.”  Seventeen year-old Sloane Munster is trying to reboot her life after a serious car accident left her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized.  Starting her senior year at a new school, she’s delighted to see Luke Naughton, a swimmer whom she once had a […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in promo post / 6 Comments

Blog Tour and Review (Giveaway): The Heir and the Spare by Emily Albright

Book Details: The Heir and the Spare  by Emily Albright  Publisher: Merit Press  Release Date: January 18th, 2016  Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Chick Lit, British Literature, New Adult Synopsis: Family can be complicated. Especially when skeletons from the past pop up unexpectedly. For American Evie Gray, finding out her deceased mother had a secret identity, […]

Posted January 15, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in Blog Tour, giveaway / 8 Comments