Posts By: Lynn

Jan 03
Chapter Break Bingo – January 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – January 2017

Welcome to the easiest challenge you’ll find all year! Read books. Mark off squares. That’s all it takes to participate in Bookish Bingo! Play along with us! Here are the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and… Read more »

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Jan 02
Chapter Break Bingo – December 2016 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – December 2016 Completed Cards

Alright everyone, did you fill out your Bookish Bingo Cards? Share your cards, and link up your posts below! Recap of the rules: Each month we will upload a new bingo card. You download the bingo card and mark off squares as you read books each month. At the end of the month, we will post our own bingo cards. Link up your post or post your own bingo card in the comments. The monthly winner will be the person with the most marked squares. None of that across, diagonal, up and down, corners stuff. Just the number of squares…. Read more »

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Dec 28
Book Review – A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

Book Review – A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #2 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Date Published: May 3rd 2016 Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 432 Audiobook Length: 23 hours 16 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Jennifer Ikeda Rating: Description: The stunning sequel to Sarah J. Maas’ New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses and a No.1 New York Times bestseller. Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court – but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers… Read more »

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Dec 22
What Books Taught Us – How to Survive the Holidays

What Books Taught Us – How to Survive the Holidays

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 survive the holidays. We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! Surviving the holidays is difficult. We all know this. Let’s use some examples from books we’ve read to help us out. And maybe a splash of alcohol in the… Read more »

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Dec 21
#COYER Black Out – Joining the Challenge

#COYER Black Out – Joining the Challenge

After my BRILLIANT Shelf Love idea to list out the books we’ve had the longest that we haven’t read yet, Terri over at Second Run Reviews decided to join the COYER Black Out challenge.  Since it was my crazy idea that started this, I thought I’d join the challenge as well.   The idea of the COYER challenge is to clean out your e-reader. To read the books that you already own. This lines up perfectly with our Shelf Love challenge! So double credit. I love when that happens. The trick to COYER is that to qualify, books purchased must be… Read more »

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Dec 16
Bookish Chat: The Chemist

Bookish Chat: The Chemist

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little Brown and Company Date Published: November 8, 2016 Genres: Espionage, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Format: Audiobook Pages: 512 Audiobook Length: 17 hours 1 minute Audiobook Narrator: Ellen Archer Description: She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn’t even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Now she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name… Read more »

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Dec 15
Book Blog Tour and Giveaway: Walking the Llano

Book Blog Tour and Giveaway: Walking the Llano

WALKING THE LLANO   A TEXAS MEMOIR OF PLACE by Shelley Armitage Genre: Eco-Memoir / Nature Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Date of Publication: February 15, 2016 Number of Pages: 216 Scroll down for Giveaway!   When American explorers arrived in the Texas Panhandle, they dubbed the region the “Great American Desert.” Its rough terrain appeared flat, dry, uninhabitable. Later, cell phone towers, oil rigs, and wind turbines added to this stereotype. Yet in this lyrical ecomemoir, Shelley Armitage charts a unique rediscovery of an unknown land, a journey at once deeply personal and far-reaching in its exploration of the… Read more »

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Dec 10
For the Record – Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

For the Record – Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

FOR THE RECORD   by   Regina Jennings     Genre: Historical Romance / Christian Publisher: Bethany House Date of Publication: December 6, 2015 Number of Pages: 336   Scroll down for Giveaway! Rather Than Wait for a Hero,  She Decided to Create One Betsy Huckabee has big-city dreams, but nobody outside of tiny Pine Gap, Missouri, seems interested in the articles she writes for her uncle’s newspaper. Her hopes for independence may be crushed, until the best idea she’s ever had comes riding into town. Deputy Joel Puckett didn’t want to leave Texas, but unfair circumstances have made moving… Read more »

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Dec 09
Book Review – Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1)

Book Review – Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1)

Sandstorm by James Rollins Series: Sigma Force #1 Publisher: Harper Collins Date Published: April 26th 2005 Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thrillers Format: eBook Pages: 587 Rating: Description: An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, setting off alarms in clandestine organizations around the world. And now the search for answers is leading Lady Kara Kensington; her friend Safia al-Maaz, the gallery’s brilliant and beautiful curator; and their guide, the international adventurer Omaha Dunn, into a world they never dreamed existed: a lost city buried beneath the Arabian desert. But others are being drawn there as well,… Read more »

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Dec 08
That’s what HE said Thursday- December 8, 2016

That’s what HE said Thursday- December 8, 2016

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 are switching things up now and doing our posts once a month rather than weekly. The Linky will be open all month long and you are welcome to continue doing your post weekly and linking them up.   Lynn’s Quote: “The only difference between your average man and a hero is that the hero figures out what to do before it’s too late. … Then he has the nerve to go on and do it.  …  One… Read more »

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