Posts By: Lola

Lola’s Kitchen: Mapo Tofu Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Mapo Tofu Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These posts can be recipe posts, tens list posts about food or recipes or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. Mapo Tofu is an dish featuring tofu and minced meat (or vegetarian minced meat in my case) in a spicy bean sauce…. Read more »

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Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Starflight (Starflight #1) by Melissa Landers Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She’s so desperate to reach the realm that she’s willing to indenture herself to Doran Spaulding, the rich and popular quarterback who made her life miserable all through high school, in exchange for passage aboard the spaceliner Zenith. When… Read more »

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Sunday Post #238

Sunday Post #238

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a busy week. I had a lot of work to do, my boyfriend started this new job, we’ve trying to adjust our daily schedule a bit and some of those small time sucking things popped up. I put two new sign-ups posts live this week, one… Read more »

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Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

The Retreat (The After Trilogy #1) by Kelly St. Clare Rating: 4 stars Genre: Dystopian/ sci-fi Blurb: Keepers of Earth. One hundred and fifty years ago, global warming brought humankind to the edge of extinction. In a desperate bid for survival, four thousand genetically enhanced soldiers–the last slice of humanity–were sent to eight space stations. To serve. To protect. Then the Critamal arrived, uninvited. Waves of aliens now work to break through the Orbitos’ defences, the black-shelled creatures seeking to colonise the vacated and barren world. War is their reality. All Romy can do is fight alongside her knot and… Read more »

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Lola’s Advice: How, why and when to use Smarturls

Lola’s Advice: How, why and when to use Smarturls

Lola’s Advice is a monthly feature on my blog Lola’s Reviews, which will be posted on the first monday of the month. Lola’s Advice posts are usually how-to or tips type of posts. They are mainly aimed at authors, but I also try and show the blogger/ reader side of the topic I address. I share my knowledge or personal opinion on mostly book, authors, marketing and promotion related topics. I hope it’s helpful for authors and bloggers alike. Also even though it’s advice please understand that even if you follow all my advice it still won’t guarantee your book… Read more »

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Sunday Post #237

Sunday Post #237

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a pretty good week. I did a lot of work, read, gamed, baked a cheesecake and tried a new recipe. Two new sign-ups posts went live on Lola’s Blog Tours this week, a cover reveal and a non-fiction book blitz. And I started working on two… Read more »

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2017 New Release Challenge: Second Quarterly Recap

2017 New Release Challenge: Second Quarterly Recap

The 2017 New Release Challenge is hosted by Lexxie at Unconventional Book Views and Stormi at Books, Movies, Reviews Oh My. Previous quarterly recaps: First Quarterly Recap – January, February and March – 21 new releases read How am I doing so far? Goal: 31-60 books per year – New Release Pro Total so far: 41 Total this quarter: 20 Reached my goal already 🙂 New Releases I read in the past 3 months Scandal (Scions of the Star Empire #1) by Athena Grayson – 4 stars Four Puddings and a Funeral (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #6) by H.Y. Hanna –… Read more »

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