Aug 26
Texas In Her Own Words, Review and Tour #LoneStarLit

Texas In Her Own Words, Review and Tour #LoneStarLit

TEXAS IN HER OWN WORDS (Second Edition)   by   Tweed Scott Genre: Texas / Texana / General Interest Publisher: Tejas Publishing Date of Publication: June 16, 2016 Number of Pages: 336 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Texas in Her Own Words is a peek into the Texas psyche. It explains why Texans are the way they are . . . where all that attitude comes from. This work is the result of a statewide search for what author Tweed Scott calls the “T-Chromosome.” Texans are different but why?  Scott went statewide to find the answers to three basic questions…. Read more »

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Aug 24
Book Review – Trust in Me (Wait for You #1.5)

Book Review – Trust in Me (Wait for You #1.5)

Trust in Me by J. Lynn, Jennifer Armentrout Series: Wait for You #1.5 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Date Published: October 24th 2013 Genres: Contemporary, Love & Romance, New Adult, Romance Format: eBook Pages: 480 Rating: Description: From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of WAIT FOR YOU, this is the story of Cam and Avery’s sizzling romance as you’ve never seen it before, told exclusively from Cam’s perspective… now a NEW YORK TIMES top ten bestseller! Cameron Hamilton is used to getting what he wants, especially when it comes to women. But when Avery Morgansten comes crashing into his life –… Read more »

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Aug 22
The Heart Thief Review

The Heart Thief Review

The Heart Thief by S. Lee Benedict Series: The Rhapp’s Barren Triptych #1 Date Published: November 21st 2014 Format: Audiobook Pages: 355 Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins Audiobook Narrator: R.C. Quartermaine Source: Provided for review through Audiobook Blast/Boom Rating: Description: Ezra Keene is an artistic sixteen year-old who wants nothing more than to settle in at his new school and put the tragedy of his brother’s death behind him. He awakens one night, reeling from a hazy dream, to find his fingers blackened with pencil lead and a new drawing in his sketchbook—a drawing that depicts the grisly… Read more »

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Aug 21
Chat Between Chapters: Cookbooks

Chat Between Chapters: Cookbooks

  Let’s chat about cookbooks or cooking sites. Cause you know we all love to eat.  Julie: I don’t read cookbooks exactly, but I do read various cooking sites and blogs. Lots of blogs. Why do I read so many blogs? But that’s beside the point – lots of blogs like to share amazing food porn either in roundups or their own dinner creations for the week. There are also great food sites like All Recipes and Recipe.com and the like. And lots of those recipes are simple and quick, which is how I like it, so I tend to print those… Read more »

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Aug 19
Book Review – Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2)

Book Review – Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2)

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey Series: The 5th Wave #2 Publisher: Turtleback Books Date Published: November 3rd 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, General, Love & Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 300 Audiobook Length: 8 hours, 13 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Ben Yannette, Phoebe Strole Rating: Description: How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls… Read more »

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Aug 18
What Books Taught Us – Road Trips

What Books Taught Us – Road Trips

  Have you checked out our various Features pages lately? Julie and I are all about Features posts. (Who doesn’t need an occasional break from reviews?) In this new feature post, we will be discussing What Books Taught Us. And no, we don’t mean cooking, crafting, or organizing. We are talking about serious, useful skills. Like how to road trip. We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! Gas up the car. Get out the REAL maps. Download some audio books. A get ready to go on a road trip with us! Source   Pack your sense… Read more »

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Aug 15
Numbers Ignite Review

Numbers Ignite Review

Numbers Ignite by Rebecca Rode Series: Numbers Game #2 Publisher: Diamond Patch Press Date Published: January 26th 2016 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 432 Audiobook Length: 8 hours and 5 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Stacey Glemboski Source: Provided for review through Audiobook Blast/Boom Rating: Description: Treena and Vance think they’ve escaped the numbers game forever. They’re wrong. After Treena’s disastrous attempt to unite the nation, she has the deaths of hundreds haunting her dreams. Now, with hatred and accusations following her past the border, she’s determined to leave that horrible day behind and find a peaceful, uneventful life with… Read more »

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Aug 14
Chat Between Chapters: Cowboys & Western reads

Chat Between Chapters: Cowboys & Western reads

  Alright Pardner let’s hear ’bout ’em westerns. Do you read them? Any particulars you recommend? Do I sound drunk in that first sentence?  Julie: I don’t tend to read a lot of historicals in the first place, so I don’t get to read about many cowboys. Actually, we ended up putting “cowboy” on last month’s Bookish Bingo card, and so I had to find me a western to read. Lynn picked it out actually, found one available for me at the library, and I jumped on it: . I actually liked it. It was a romance, but not too romancey. It… Read more »

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Aug 12
Book Review and Giveaway – Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) #LoneStarLit

Book Review and Giveaway – Deadly Encounter (FBI Task Force #1) #LoneStarLit

DEADLY ENCOUNTER (FBI: Task Force) by DiAnn Mills Genre: Romance / Suspense / Christian Publisher: Tyndale House Date of Publication: August 1, 2016 Number of Pages: 376 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Airport Ranger volunteer Stacy Broussard expected a peaceful Saturday morning ride around the perimeter of Houston’s airport. What she encounters instead is a brutal homicide and a baffling mystery. Next to the body is an injured dog, the dead man’s motorcycle, and a drone armed with a laser capable of taking down a 747. Though FBI Special Agent Alex LeBlanc sees a clear-cut case of terrorism, his past… Read more »

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Aug 11
Chat About Covers: The Kingdom of Oceana

Chat About Covers: The Kingdom of Oceana

  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 both like, and don’t like this cover. I like the illustrative nature of it – that it isn’t a real photograph but a sweet artist drawing. I like that a lot. I love the waves, even if they are kind of… Read more »

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