Oct 18
Chat About Covers:	Double-Sided Magic

Chat About Covers: Double-Sided Magic

  We’re starting a new feature here on Chapter Break called Chat About Covers. ‘Cause you know we all judge books by covers, whether we admit it or not. We judge the style, the color and font choices, and just the overall look. That might not keep us from reading the book, but we do still judge.   I have a love-unlove with this cover because reasons I shall now list. I love the blue and purple tones. I love the font for the title and the squiggly line in the E letters. Don’t know why, I just think it… Read more »

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Oct 16
Hidden Sea Book Blog Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Hidden Sea Book Blog Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

HIDDEN SEA by MILES ARCENEAUX   Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Suspense Date of Publication: November 2017 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for giveaway! Charlie Sweetwater saw Mexico—especially the Mexican Gulf Coast—as a spiritual second home. He’d worked, played and lived there for much of his life, and thought the country suited him better than anywhere this side of his home on the Texas Coast. But now a worrisome and potentially dangerous development has shown up on Charlie’s radar. Young Augustus Sweetwater, affectionately known as Augie, hasn’t reported in after completing a south-of-the-border sales trip for Sweetwater Marine. Raul,… Read more »

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Oct 15
Chat Between Chapters: Favorite Book Blogs I Read

Chat Between Chapters: Favorite Book Blogs I Read

  So we know you love Chapter Break and that’s why you’re here. What are some other favorite book blogs that you read?  Julie: I used to read a lot of book blogs. Now I hardly read any 🙁 But the ones I do still read tend to be bookish blogger friends: Second Run Reviews Platypire Reviews (and I know some of these ladies personally) It Starts at Midnight Feed Your Fiction Addiction Then I also read the newsy things like Book Bub Blog and other things that come across my email that have articles that are fun to share…. Read more »

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Oct 13
Book Review – Zombies vs Unicorns

Book Review – Zombies vs Unicorns

Zombies vs. Unicorns by Alaya Dawn Johnson, Carrie Ryan, Cassandra Clare, Diana Peterfreund, Garth Nix, Holly Black, Justine Larbalestier, Kathleen Duey, Libba Bray, Margo Lanagan, Maureen Johnson, Meg Cabot, Naomi Novik, Scott Westerfield Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: September 21st 2010 Genres: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy & Magic, Humorous Stories, Mythical Creatures, Short Stories, Young Adult, Zombie Format: eBook Pages: 432 Rating: Description: It’s the epic battle of brains against manes. Which side are you on?It’s a question as old as time itself: which is better, the zombie or the unicorn? This all-original anthology edited by Holly Black (Team… Read more »

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Oct 12
Equal Opportunity Hero Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

Equal Opportunity Hero Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY HERO T.J. Patterson’s Service to West Texas by PHIL PRICE   Genre: Biography / African American Leaders Publisher: Texas Tech University Press on Twitter  ┃ on Facebook Date of Publication: November 20, 2017 Number of Pages: 277 On April 7, 1984, T. J. Patterson became the first African American elected to the Lubbock City Council, winning handily over his four opponents. It was a position he would go on to hold for more than twenty years, and his natural leadership would lead him to state and national recognition. Patterson grew up during a time of American social unrest,… Read more »

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Oct 11
Book Review – Too Late

Book Review – Too Late

Too Late by Colleen Hoover Publisher: Hoover Ink Date Published: November 13, 2016 Genres: New Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 395 Audiobook Length: 13 Hours 3 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Emma Hudson, Max Thomas, Ryan Gray Rating: Description: Sloan will go through hell and back for her little brother. And she does, every single night.  Forced to remain in a relationship with the dangerous and corrupt Asa Jackson, Sloan will do whatever it takes to make sure her brother has what he needs.  Nothing will get in her way.  Nothing except Carter.  Sloan is the only good thing to ever happen to… Read more »

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Oct 10
The Unremembered Girl Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

The Unremembered Girl Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

THE UNREMEMBERED GIRL by ELIZA MAXWELL   Genre: Psychological Suspense / Mystery Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Date of Publication: November 1, 2017 Number of Pages: 332 Scroll down for giveaway! In the deep woods of East Texas, Henry supports his family by selling bootleg liquor. It’s all he can do to keep his compassionate but ailing mother and his stepfather—a fanatical grassroots minister with a bruising rhetoric—from ruin. But they have no idea they’ve become the obsession of the girl in the woods. Abandoned and nearly feral, Eve has been watching them, seduced by the notion of family—something she’s known… Read more »

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Oct 07
Gift Inspiration for Your Fellow Bookworms

Gift Inspiration for Your Fellow Bookworms

We have a fun contributed post today about bookish gifts. You know we love this topic. Christmas is coming and that means presents and if your friends are just as avid readers as you, you’ll want to get them something special. But, what would they love aside from a new novel or a gift card to their favorite bookstore? Well, here are some great ideas and inspiration so you can start writing your list to Santa – I mean, writing a list of things to buy your friends. But, you could always send Santa the list too!   Royalty Free… Read more »

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Oct 06
Lost in the Light Audiobook Tour

Lost in the Light Audiobook Tour

Author: Mary Castillo Narrator: Mary Castillo Length: 8 hours 46 minutes Publisher: Reina Books Released: Jan. 26, 2017 Genre: Paranormal Mystery One October morning in 1932, Vicente Sorolla entered the white house on the hill and was never seen again. Now, Detective Dori Orihuela witnesses his brutal murder in her nightmares. Drawn to this tough but tender woman, Vicente materializes out of the butler’s pantry and asks her to find his lost love, Anna. Dori wonders if she’s not only about to lose her badge, but also her sanity. Dori has always been drawn to the mysterious Queen Anne Edwardian… Read more »

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Oct 05
That’s what HE said Thursday- October 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- October 2017

We are hosting a meme called: That’s what HE said Thursday. For more info on what this meme is all about click here. We will be doing our posts once a month rather than weekly. The Linky will be open all year long and you are welcome to continue doing your post weekly and linking them up.   Lynn’s Quote: “That crusty mac-and-cheese aroma? It just got about a hundred times better. When he breathes in and out, it’s like he’s exhaling the essence of his marrow, the rough gristle in his joints, the blood that pulses as it rushes past the… Read more »

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