Monthly Archives:: May 2017

May 22
Before the Rain Falls Book Blog Tour, Author Interview, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Before the Rain Falls Book Blog Tour, Author Interview, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

BEFORE THE RAIN FALLS by CAMILLE DI MAIO   Genre: Women’s Fiction / Historical / Family Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Date of Publication: May 16, 2017 Number of Pages: 334 Scroll down for Giveaway! After serving seventy years in prison for the murder of her sister, Eula, Della Lee has finally returned home to the Texas town of Puerto Pesar. She’s free from confinement—and ready to tell her secrets before it’s too late. She finds a willing audience in journalist Mick Anders, who is reeling after his suspension from a Boston newspaper and in town, reluctantly, to investigate a mysterious… Read more »

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May 18
Chat About Covers: Time Burrito

Chat About Covers: Time Burrito

  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. Blurb:  With great burrito comes great responsibility. Pete’s food truck at the University of New Mexico isn’t going well. Seniors dare freshman to eat his burritos. Frats use them for pledges and pranks. Rumors fly around campus that they are chupacabra ground up… Read more »

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May 17
Second Half of 2016 Reviews

Second Half of 2016 Reviews

  Let’s check out all the books (or adaptations) we have reviewed in the second half of 2016. Kind of a belated wrap-up, but just making sure you didn’t miss any 😉 Have you read our reviews? Which book is your favorite from our list?     Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post on Chapter Break. Subscribe today for all the bookish awesome in your inbox. Join 483 other subscribers Email Address

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May 16
The Heart of a Texas Cowboy Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

The Heart of a Texas Cowboy Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

THE HEART OF A TEXAS COWBOY Men of Legend, Book 2 by LINDA BRODAY   Genre: Western / Historical / Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: May 2, 2017 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for Giveaway! Three Brothers. One Oath. No Compromises. The MEN of LEGEND One bullet is all it takes to shatter Houston Legend’s world. He swore he’d never love again, but with the future of the Lone Star Ranch on the line, he finds himself at the altar promising to love and cherish a woman he’s never met—a woman whose vulnerable beauty touches his heart…. Read more »

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May 15
Heartless Review

Heartless Review

Heartless by Marissa Meyer Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Date Published: November 8th 2016 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Fiction Format: Audiobook Pages: 416 Audiobook Length: 14 hours 35 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Soler Rating: Description: Long before she was the terror of Wonderland—the infamous Queen of Hearts—she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love. Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, all she wants is to open a shop with her… Read more »

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May 14
Chat Between Chapters: Worst Mothers in Literature

Chat Between Chapters: Worst Mothers in Literature

  It’s Mothers Day, so let’s chat about the WORST mothers we have read about. You know, we can’t always chat about just the positives, right?  Julie: The first book that springs to mind with this topic is the horrendous step-mother in . She is abusive and horrible and seriously why doesn’t the girl’s Dad see it? Publishers Weekly has a list of the 10 worst Mothers in books. A similar good point about the step-mothers in Hansel and Gretel. Also check out this list from Penguin Random House of 16 worst mothers in books!   Lynn: Dang! Julie always has… Read more »

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May 13
Nowhere Near Book Blog Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Nowhere Near Book Blog Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

NOWHERE NEAR Stories by Teddy Jones   Genre: Short Stories / Literary Fiction / West Texas Publisher: Midtown Publishing, Inc. Date of Publication: May11, 2017 Number of Pages: 206 Scroll down for Giveaway! Characters in the eleven stories in Nowhere Near act in ways that some might call “divinest madness.” Some of them have been pushed near their limits by years of stress. Others mourn and grieve and discover feelings they can’t admit aloud. A sense of duty drives another to believe in aliens, at least for a while. Some of their behavior is simply laughable, other flirts with death,… Read more »

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May 11
That’s what HE said Thursday- May 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- May 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: “You have ruined my tongue for all other tastes” –Lazlo to Sarai (Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by: Laini Taylor It’s week 3 of my gushing over Laini Taylor. I’ll conclude the gushing with the best quote of the book. Do you… Read more »

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May 08
Audiobook Tour Review: The Glitch

Audiobook Tour Review: The Glitch

Author: Ramona Finn Narrator: Genevieve Kaplan Length: 6 hours 28 minutes Publisher: Relay Publishing⎮2017 Series: The Glitches, Book One Genre: Science Fiction On the brink of extinction, being human means more than just surviving. In Lib’s world, it’s dangerous to stray from the Norm. In fact, for someone who doesn’t live up to the AI’s standards, it’s practically a death sentence. Lib learns this the hard way when she wakes up with her memories erased in a barren wasteland, and only one thought lodged in her mind: It’s all her fault. Lib is a Glitch—an imperfect human component of the… Read more »

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May 05
Book Review – Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1)

Book Review – Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1)

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor Series: Strange the Dreamer #1 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date Published: March 28th 2017 Genres: Action & Adventure, Epic, Family, Fantasy, Friendship, Young Adult Fiction Format: eBook Pages: 544 Audiobook Length: 18 hours 20 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Steve West Rating: Description: A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy. The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around–and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly…. Read more »

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