Monthly Archives:: May 2017

May 31
Armchair Book Expo 2017 – Day 1 – Intros & Best Practices #ArmchairBookExpo

Armchair Book Expo 2017 – Day 1 – Intros & Best Practices #ArmchairBookExpo

  Armchair Book Expo Introductions      Julie: I am . . . a whole heck of a lot of things and these open ended things are never easy for me. I am a reader. I am a mom. I am a wife. I am a blogger. I am a full-time working mom who reads on her commute to stay sane. Lots of things else I’m sure. Currently . . . eating lunch at work, that’s when I do most of my blogging I love . . .  A wonderful book that takes the stress out of traffic and grips me… Read more »

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May 31
Understanding the Stars Audiobook Tour Review

Understanding the Stars Audiobook Tour Review

Author: X. Culletto Narrator: Lori Prince Length: 5 hours 45 minutes Publisher: Xela Culletto⎮2017 Genre: Science Fiction Alexandra Blackwood is minding her own troubled life when she unknowingly gets caught up in an extraterrestrial conflict. Ronan, a human with his own alien-entangled past, has been keeping an eye on her and sets out to help her escape looming abduction, and maybe win her heart. Buy on Audible⎮Amazon Xela is a working mother of three, living in the Utah. She teaches secondary English and after talking to students for years about following their dreams and doing whatever it takes to achieve… Read more »

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May 30
Book Review – The Four Legendary Kingdoms (Jack West Jr #4)

Book Review – The Four Legendary Kingdoms (Jack West Jr #4)

The Four Legendary Kingdoms by Matthew Reilly Series: Jack West Jr #4 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: May 2nd 2017 Genres: Action & Adventure, Thrillers Format: Hardcover Pages: 448 Rating: Description: The thrilling new novel featuring Jack West, Jr. from the New York Times and #1 international bestselling author! A RUTHLESS KIDNAPPING Jack West, Jr. and his family are living happily on their remote farm when Jack is brutally kidnapped and he awakes in an underground cell to find a masked attacker with a knife charging at him. THE GREAT GAMES Jack, it seems, has been chosen—along with a… Read more »

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May 26
Blood Oath: Showcase Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Blood Oath: Showcase Tour and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

BLOOD OATH A Laura Elliston Novel, Book 2 by MELISSA LENHARDT !!NEW RELEASE!!   Genre: Historical / Western / Action-Adventure / Romance Publisher: Redhook Date of Publication: May 23, 2017 Number of Pages: 384 Outlander meets post-Civil War unrest in this action-packed follow up to Sawbones. Laura Elliston and William Kindle are on the run — from the Army and from every miscreant in the West eager to claim the $500 bounty for Laura’s capture as their own. But the danger isn’t just from those pursuing them. Laura and Kindle have demons of their own and a past that won’t stay dead…. Read more »

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May 25
Battle of the Book Boyfriends – Dimitri vs Adrian

Battle of the Book Boyfriends – Dimitri vs Adrian

Welcome to the showdown! Julie and I invite you to join us as we debate which book boyfriend is the best. This time around, we’ll be debating Dimitri from Vampire Academy vs. Adrian from Bloodlines. Both series are written by Richelle Mead, and often interact with each other. Now Source And may the best book boyfriend win! Let’s start with some introductions: Dimitri Belikov: Dhampir. Strong. Silent. Protector. He’s the kind of man that would literally put himself in the way of danger to protect anyone, but especially Rose. He may start as her teacher. But in the end, their… Read more »

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May 24
The Adventures of Miss Vulpe: Book Blog Tour Guest Post #LoneStarLit

The Adventures of Miss Vulpe: Book Blog Tour Guest Post #LoneStarLit

THE ADVENTURES OF MISS VULPE A Coming of Age Story for Adults by MARIA ELENA SANDOVICI   Genre: Contemporary / Women’s Fiction / Coming of Age Date of Publication: April 7, 2017 Number of Pages: 160 Ana Petrescu (aka Miss Vulpe) is a troubled teenager determined to solve the mystery of her parents’ double suicide. Escaping the scrutiny of her legal guardian and the unwanted interference of several therapists, she starts looking up people from her mother’s past. Her sleuthing requires her to lie about her identity, her age, and her lack of experience with men. While impersonating Miss Vulpe… Read more »

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May 24
Harlequin’s Deception Tour, Interview with Candy Fox

Harlequin’s Deception Tour, Interview with Candy Fox

Harlequin’s Deception The Naked Truth Series By Candi Fox Author Interview: Candy Fox At what point did you decide to be an author and what was your path to publication? I’ve been writing for years. Making stories for friends. In my early 30’s I decided I want to write a novel. It would more than a decade until I actually finished one and published it. My dream was to be with Random House. When it came closer to being done with my book I decided to do it Indy style. I wanted more control over cover, content, pub date. What… Read more »

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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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