Nov 22
Sea of Rust Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

Sea of Rust Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

SEA OF RUST by C. ROBERT CARGILL   Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Robot Western Publisher: Harper Voyager, an imprint of Harper Collins Date of Publication: September 5, 2017 Number of Pages: 384 It’s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots. Humankind is extinct. Every man, woman, and child has been liquidated by a global uprising devised by the very machines humans designed and built to serve them. Most of the world is controlled by an OWI—but not all robots are willing to cede their individuality—their personality—for the… Read more »

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Nov 20
Curiouser and Curiouser (Steampunk Fairy Tales) Review

Curiouser and Curiouser (Steampunk Fairy Tales) Review

Curiouser and Curiouser (Steampunk Fairy Tales) by Melanie Karsak Series: Publisher: Clockpunk Press Date Published: 09-13-17 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Steampunk Format: Audiobook Audiobook Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lesley Parkin Source: Provided for review through Audiobook Blast/Boom Rating: Description: To save the Hatter, Alice must work with the one man she despises so much that she might still love him. * * * Alice thought she’d turned over a new leaf. No more working for Jabberwocky. No more making deals with the ruthless Queen of Hearts. No more hanging around The Mushroom with tinkers, tarts,… Read more »

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Nov 18
To Marry a Texas Outlaw Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

To Marry a Texas Outlaw Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

TO MARRY A TEXAS OUTLAW Men of Legend, Book 3 by LINDA BRODAY   Genre: Western / Historical / Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: November 7, 2017 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for Giveaway! Hunted by lawmen, those seeking the bounty, and other outlaws hoping to become famous for killing him, Luke Weston survives by little more than his wits. He expects the bullet that will end his life to come any day. He’s cheated death too often. Over the last two years, Luke has been working to right his wrongs and claim his birthright. Only one… Read more »

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Nov 16
Chat About Covers: Wicked Luck

Chat About Covers: Wicked Luck

  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.   The cover is quite brilliant and creepy and just the right amount of purple to get me to click click click! Then, I’m with Lynn on the blurb. Nope. No thanks. Too bad I hit buy it now since it’s FREE. Now… Read more »

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Nov 14
Chicano Soul Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

Chicano Soul Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

CHICANO SOUL Recordings and History of an American Culture (Anniversary Edition) by Ruben Molina   Genre: Music / Chicano History Publisher: Texas Tech University Presson Twitter  ┃ on Facebook Date of Publication: September 15, 2017 Number of Pages: 160 In 2007, Ruben Molina published the first-ever history of Mexican-American soul and R&B music in his book, Chicano Soul: Recordings and History of an American Culture. Ten years later, Chicano Soul remains an important and oft-referenced study of this vital but often overlooked chapter of the greater American musical experience. Chicano soul music of the 1950s and 1960s still reverberates today, both within Chicano communities… Read more »

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Nov 12
Chat Between Chapters: Why has reviewing gotten so hard?

Chat Between Chapters: Why has reviewing gotten so hard?

  Why has reviewing books gotten so hard?  Julie: It feels like the longer we are book bloggers, the harder it is to write reviews. I feel like I am being repetitive and saying the same things review after review because it is the same things I notice or the same types of things that bother me. This is especially true when reviewing multiple books in a series – how do you say something new when the author and narrator are the same? I don’t want to give stuff away from the plot, but that’s really what is different, and what… Read more »

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Nov 10
Bombshell Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Bombshell Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

BOMBSHELL (What Doesn’t Kill You, #9) An Ava Romantic Mystery by PAMELA FAGAN HUTCHINS   Genre: Romantic Mystery / R-Rated Publisher: SkipJack Publishing Date of Publication: July 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 236 Scroll down for giveaway! Temp worker by day, lounge singer by night, single mom Ava is having a hard time breaking up with her long-distance boyfriend and making it without the support of her parents on the island of St. Marcos. Things improve dramatically when she lands a too-good-to-be-true job at a virtual currency exchange, where she meets a seriously sexy man, and goes to work for a… Read more »

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Nov 10
Blood Moon Magick Audiobook Tour

Blood Moon Magick Audiobook Tour

Author: S.M. Blooding Narrator: Kalinda Little Series: Whiskey Witches, Book 2 Length: 9 hours 17 minutes Publisher: Whistling Book Press Released: Jul. 5, 2017 Genre: Supernatural Thriller Going back to Denver should have been easy. Old life. Old routine. Ten kinds of “all good.” However, with her gifts open, the paranormal world isn’t going to let her have that easy life. It turns out her partner of the last five years is a vampire and has been for several decades. He’s also the regional paranormal protector. So when a few shapeshifters go missing, he gets the case. But there’s also… Read more »

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Nov 09
That’s what HE said Thursday- November 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- November 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.   Julie’s Quote: “I want you,” Drew said. “Just you. I used to go through every day without thinking about the future, but with you all I can see are the possibilities of the experiences we could have together.”  –Drew to Lizzie (Remembrance by: Michelle Madow) Must… Read more »

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Nov 06
One Night in Sixes Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

One Night in Sixes Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

ONE NIGHT IN SIXES (Children of the Drought, #1) by Tex Thompson   Genre: Epic Western Fantasy Publisher: Solaris Date of Publication: July 29, 2014 Number of Pages: 464 Scroll down for giveaway! Appaloosa Elim is a man who knows his place.  On a good day, he’s content with it.Today is not a good day. Today, his so-called “partner” – that lily-white lordling Sil Halfwick – has ridden off west for the border, hell-bent on making a name for himself in native territory.  And Elim, whose place is written in the bastard browns and whites of his cow-spotted face, doesn’t dare… Read more »

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