Tag: YA historical fantasy

Cover Reveal with Giveaway: E..

Posted December 16, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

Today S. N. Jones, GenZ Publishing and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the GORGEOUS cover for her YA Historical fantasy, EXORDIUM which will release in early 2020! Check out the awesome cover and enter the giveaway! On to the reveal! Book info: Title: EXORDIUM (Tempus Book 1) Author: S. N. Jones Pub. Date: 2020 Publisher: GenZ Publishing Formats: Paperback, eBook […]

Review: Romanov by Nadine Bra..

Posted May 5, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

Book info: Title:  Romanov Author:  Nadine Brandes Genre:  YA Historical Fantasy Retelling Release Date:  May 7th, 2019 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Source:  ARC received from publisher for review which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted February 4, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 6 Comments

Book info: Title:  Courting Darkness Author:  Robin LaFevers Series:  Courting Darkness duology #1 (sequel to His Fair Assassin trilogy) Genre: YA historical fantasy Release Date:  February 5th, 2019 Publisher:  HMH Books for Young Readers Source:  ARC received from publisher which did not influence my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Death wasn’t the end, it […]

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway..

Posted August 24, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 2 Comments

Book info: Title:  Fawkes Author:  Nadine Brandes Genre:  YA historical fiction/fantasy Publisher:  Thomas Nelson Release Date:  July 10th, 2018 Source: Purchased physical copy of book My rating:  4 stars Synopsis: Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of […]

Three YA Mini-Reviews: Contem..

Posted July 8, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

You guys, I was ahead.  And now, I’m way behind!  So prepare for some catching up with mini-reviews.  Even after I post these three, I still have three more waiting on deck for a review post.  One of which I have been putting off for 3 months because I intended to read my ARC of […]

Book Tour with Giveaway: Thre..

Posted December 10, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 0 Comments

Thread of a Spider by D.L. Gardner Genre: YA Historical Fantasy TEENS ENLIST THE FAE TO WIN A WAR IN IRELAND When all attempts to save her fiance fail, Ailis must rely on the magic of the forest folk.     Following an ambush at the Upton Rail Station in 1921 Ireland, British troops burn Ailis’ […]

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: The Crown’s Gam..

Posted May 28, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in / 10 Comments

This is a book I was lucky enough to get the ARC of at the bookstore where I work.  I had been very intrigued by it after all the promotional posts going on from the author, as well as on other blogs.  Overall, I was pretty pleased with the book!  And I think I’m glad […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Like a ..

Posted May 18, 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. I’ve chosen the 2nd book in a trilogy that I just adored the first book.  The first book, Walk on Earth a Stranger, was such a great historical fiction with a tiny element of […]