Posts By: Lynn

Mar 29
Cover Reveal and Release Day Announcement: All Closed Off

Cover Reveal and Release Day Announcement: All Closed Off

    From New York Times bestselling author Cora Carmack, comes the highly anticipated fourth standalone title in her Rusk University Series, ALL CLOSED OFF! A passionate story and journey, get ready to be mesmerized with Stella’s story! ALL CLOSED OFF is coming your way May 1, 2017!     Cover Design and Photography by Kelsey Kukal-Keeton at K. Keeton Designs ABOUT ALL CLOSED OFF (Releasing May 1, 2017): Stella Santos is fine. Maybe something terrible happened to her that she can’t even remember. And maybe it drives her crazy when her friends treat her like she’s on the verge… Read more »

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Mar 25
Timekeeper: Review, Spotlight, Audio Excerpt, Interview & Giveaway

Timekeeper: Review, Spotlight, Audio Excerpt, Interview & Giveaway

Author: Tara Sim Narrator: Gary Furlong Length: 8h 50m Publisher: Forever Young Audiobooks Genre: YA Fantasy Release date: Feb. 14, 2017 Two o’clock was missing. In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time—and a destroyed one can stop it completely. It’s a truth that seventeen-year-old clock mechanic Danny Hart knows all too well; his father has been trapped in a Stopped town east of London for three years. Though Danny is a prodigy who can repair not only clockwork, but the very fabric of time, his fixation with staging a rescue is quickly… Read more »

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Mar 23
What Books Taught Us – Tattoos

What Books Taught Us – Tattoos

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 pick a literary tattoo. We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! Do you regret that Tweety Bird/Tasmanian Devil/Micky Mouse tattoo from college?  In this episode of What Books Taught Us, we are going to focus on some characters who… Read more »

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Mar 22
A Stolen Heart: Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A Stolen Heart: Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A STOLEN HEART Cimarron Creek Trilogy #1 by AMANDA CABOT   Genre: Historical Romance / Christian Publisher: Revell / Baker Publishing Group Date of Publication: March, 2017 Number of Pages: 352  Scroll down for Giveaway! “Endearing characters, a tender love story, and intriguing mystery all work together to make Amanda Cabot’s A Stolen Heart a compelling and enjoyable read.” —Margaret Brownley, author of Left at the Altar Bestselling author Amanda Cabot takes readers back in time to the 1880s Texas Hill Country in her new historical romance novel, A Stolen Heart. This is the first book in a brand-new series… Read more »

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Mar 15
The Big Inch Book Blog Tour Guest Post #LoneStarLit

The Big Inch Book Blog Tour Guest Post #LoneStarLit

THE BIG INCH by KIMBERLY FISH   Genre: Historical Fiction, WWII Date of Publication: January 19, 2017 Number of Pages: 344   Scroll down for Giveaway! Kimberly Fish’s debut novel, The Big Inch, was released in February, 2017 and it reveals the lengths to which Texas oilmen, state, and federal governments would go to get Texas crude oil to the troops fighting their first mechanized war. With Nazi threats (and a steady stream of oil tankers sunk by German submarines) speed was necessary, as was OSS intelligence. The Office of Strategic Services was often staffed with female spies and Longview’s… Read more »

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Mar 11
Foy: On the Road to Lost Book Blog Tour and Video Guest Post #LoneStarLit

Foy: On the Road to Lost Book Blog Tour and Video Guest Post #LoneStarLit

FOY:ON THE ROAD TO LOST by GORDON ATKINSON   Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Material Media LLC Facebook  I  Twitter Date of Publication: March 1, 2017 Number of Pages: 194   Scroll down for Giveaway! Gordon Atkinson, of the popular blog RealLivePreacher, brings us Foy, a recently- divorced, recently-resigned pastor in the midst of redefining personal meaning. As Foy travels to New Orleans, hoping to find a new identity separate from the church, he keenly observes the everyday, rendering ordinary moments unexpectedly significant. Atkinson’s own background as a preacher and blogger inspires Foy’s confessional voice, the voice which characterizes this story… Read more »

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Mar 09
That’s what HE said Thursday- March 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- March 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: Tink really is my favorite character in the Wicked books. He’s hilarious. And I learned A LOT more about Brownies in Wicked. (And not the girl scout variety!) This month, I’m featuring a bunch of Tink quotes. Because I can.   I’m… Read more »

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Mar 04
Chapter Break Bingo – March 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – March 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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Mar 03
Chapter Break Bingo – February 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – February 2017 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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Mar 01
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

Author: Jennifer Kincheloe Narrator: Moira Quirk Length: 12h 44m Publisher: Jennifer R. Kincheloe, Ltd⎮2016 Genre: Historical Mystery/Thriller Release date: Nov. 14, 2016 It’s 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels, but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era’s rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron… Read more »

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