Tag: young adult novels

Rant and Asking for Ideas?

Okay, I need to talk to people who will understand, I think, what has got me so irritated at the moment. Now, I know many of my readers are NOT Twilight fans, and probably hate it with a seething passion.  But I know many others of my readers are fans of the story, or if […]

Posted April 26, 2013 by Lisa Mandina in / 8 Comments

Book Blogger Hop #6 and Follow Friday #3

Okay, joining in to Book Blogger Hop by Crazy for Books. This week’s question is: How many books are currently in your To-Be-Read (TBR) pile? Wow, I don’t know the exact number. About a year and a half ago I did actually go through and count, and it was over 300 at that time. Now, […]

Posted June 17, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 12 Comments

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 2.3

It’s been awhile since I did one of these, partly because I haven’t been working that much, and partly because I’ve been really busy. So this volume will actually include both nights I worked this week, but only 3 books, as again, with our lack of employees lately, I don’t have as much time to […]

Posted May 15, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 2.2

This will be a combination of Saturday night and last night, as I am way behind on blogging. Which means there are four books to talk about, so here goes. First, I have always been intrigued by the Titanic disaster (as I know many other people are). And imagine my surprise and excitement to see […]

Posted April 28, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

I was eagerly awaiting this 3rd book in the Forest of Hands and Teeth series by Carrie Ryan, and it didn’t disappoint. The story goes to Annah, who is Gabry’s twin sister that she was separated from when they were little girls. Annah is waiting for Elias to come back from joining the Recruiters. Annah […]

Posted March 29, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 1 Comment

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 1.8

Saw several books on Tuesday night that I would be interested in reading. Even actually saw one in the young readers that sounded pretty good. First is Timeless by Alexandra Monir. Our main character is named Michele Windsor, who is from a famous blue blood family. She discovers her great-great-grandmother’s diary, and as she reads […]

Posted March 24, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

Cryer’s Cross by Lisa McMann

After reading the Wake trilogy by Lisa McMann, I was eager to read more books by her. And this book did not let me down. Our main character is Kendall, she is a senior in a small town. Kendall has OCD. She has to arrange the classroom every morning, the desks, the curtains, the markers […]

Posted March 22, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments