Tag: young adult

Blog Tour Review with Giveaway: You Too? – 25 Voices Share Their #MeToo Stories – Edited by Janet Gurtler

Book info: Title: You Too? Author:  Various Authors Genre: Young Adult Release Date:  January 7th, 2020 Publisher:  Inkyard Press Source: E-galley from YA Bound Book Tours which did not influence my opinion My rating:  4 stars Synopsis:  A timely and heartfelt collection of essays inspired by the #MeToo movement, edited by acclaimed young adult and […]

Posted January 9, 2020 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway, Review / 4 Comments

ARC Review: Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Book info: Title:  Wilder Girls Author:  Rory Power Genre:  Young adult Release Date:  July 9th, 2019 Publisher:  Delacorte Press Source:  ARC won from Bookish First which did not influence my opinion My rating:  2.5 stars Synopsis: It’s been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and […]

Posted July 8, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Three Young Adult ARC Mini-Reviews

I’m going to share the three young adult books I’ve read so far this year.  All are ones that I will recommend to students and possibly purchase for the library where I work.  Meet Cute:  Some People are Destined to Meet – an anthology edited by Jennifer L. Armentrout: Published:  January 2nd, 2018 Source:  E-galley […]

Posted January 19, 2018 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 8 Comments

Review: Naming the Stars by Susan Koeford

Book info: Title:  Naming the Stars Author:  Susan Koeford Genre:  Young adult mystery? Published:  September 5th, 2016 Source:  Received from author for review My rating:  3 stars I was contacted by the author of this book back in May to review this title.  I didn’t get to it until December unfortunately.  The story definitely has […]

Posted January 6, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Discussion Post: This Review Should Come With a Warning – Or is it Okay to Review New Adult, Adult, and Young Adult on the Same Blog?

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 […]

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

Book Blitz and Giveaway: How We Began Anthology

How We BeganAuthors:  Alexis Hall, Amy Jo Cousins, Annabeth Albert, Delphine Dryden, Edie Danford, Geonn Cannon, Vanessa NorthPublication date: November 9th 2015Genres: LGBTQ+, New Adult, Romance, Young Adult How does love begin? A glance, a gesture, an unexpected offer of help from a stranger…or from a good friend. A smile across a counter at a […]

Posted November 13, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 4 Comments

Promo Interview and Giveaway: Diamonds are Forever (The Secret Diamond Sisters #3) by Michelle Madow

–> What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … but that doesn’t matter when you live there. Sisterhood, first crushes and scandalous secrets explode as Savannah, Courtney, Peyton, and Madison return in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, Michelle Madow’s exciting conclusion to The Secret Diamond Sister series, releasing October 27th from Harlequin Teen. Book info: –> Title: […]

Posted November 3, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 8 Comments

Blog Tour – Guest Post and Giveaway: City of Roses by Donovan Pruitt

Book and Author Details: City of Roses by Donovan Pruitt Publication date: May 5th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Young Adult Synopsis:A young man ventures to his lost love’s childhood home in the abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine. When a sudden accident puts him off-course, he awakes to discover a lively and vibrant culture living […]

Posted September 28, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in giveaway / 23 Comments