Posts By: Lynn

Jul 20
What Books Taught Us – Summer Vacation

What Books Taught Us – Summer Vacation

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 spend your summer vacation. That is if you have plans to do something besides read! We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared!   Take a hike: If you are thinking about getting back to nature this summer, follow along… Read more »

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Jul 07
A Matter of Trust: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A Matter of Trust: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A MATTER OF TRUST Montana Rescue Series, Book 3 by SUSAN MAY WARREN   Genre: Contemporary Romance / Action / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: July 4, 2017 Number of Pages: 336  SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! Champion backcountry snowboarder Gage Watson was at the top of his game when one of his fans crashed and died—a death blamed on Gage. After being sued for negligence and stripped of his sponsorships, Gage had no choice but to leave the limelight behind and search for a new life. Although Gage is now working as a ski patrol in Montana’s rugged mountains,… Read more »

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Jul 06
That’s what HE said Thursday- July 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- July 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: “Good luck, Hanna Donnelly. The universe itself depends on you. No pressure.” -A.I.D.A.N to Hanna And:   “For what it is worth, Oh Captain, my Captain, you have my word I mean no harm to any of you. To protect you is all… Read more »

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Jul 04
Chapter Break Bingo – July 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – July 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! In honor of World Emoji Day (July 17), we are going full on images this month for Bingo! It’s completely open to your interpretation. You can consult this page for ideas. I added a label grid at the bottom that Julie and I will be using. There are numbers for each square. List the numbers when sharing your qualifying books at the end of the month. Here are the rules: Each month we will… Read more »

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Jul 03
Chapter Break Bingo – June 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – June 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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Jun 30
Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

A Study in Death by Anna Lee Huber Series: Lady Darby Mystery #4 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2015 Genres: Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 10 hours 50 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Heather Wilds Rating: Description: Scotland, 1831. After a tumultuous courtship complicated by three deadly inquiries, Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fiancé in Sebastian Gage. But with her well-meaning – and very pregnant – sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season, Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness. Commissioned to… Read more »

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Jun 23
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Book vs Movie Review

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Book vs Movie Review

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Plot Synopsis: Everyone has bad mornings. You wake up late, you stub your toe, you burn the toast…but for a man named Arthur Dent, this goes far beyond a bad day. When he learns that a friend of his is actually an alien with advanced knowledge of Earth’s impending destruction, he is transported off the Earth seconds before it is exploded to make way for a new hyperspace motorway. And as if that’s not enough, throw in being wanted by the police, Earth II, an insane electronic encyclopedia, no tea whatsoever, a chronically depressed robot… Read more »

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Jun 17
Under a Summer Sky: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Under a Summer Sky: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

UNDER A SUMMER SKY Follow Your Heart, Book 3 by Melody Carlson   Genre: Contemporary Romance / Christian / Inspirational Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: June 6, 2017 Number of Pages: 320 Scroll down for Giveaway!    High school art teacher Nicole Anderson is looking forward to a relaxing summer in Savannah, house-sitting and managing an art gallery for a family friend. The house is luxurious in a way that only old money could make it, and the gallery promises interesting days in a gorgeous setting. Yet it isn’t long before her ideal summer turns into more than she bargained… Read more »

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Jun 15
Chat About Covers: And I Darken & Violet Grenade

Chat About Covers: And I Darken & Violet Grenade

  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. This month, I was reading some blog reviews and these two books came up the same day. I was struck how beautiful the covers are. But also how similar. I had to click back and forth between the two reviews multiple times to… Read more »

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Jun 14
The Eldridge Conspiracy (Sir Kaye the Boy Knight): Book Blog Tour, Book Trailer, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

The Eldridge Conspiracy (Sir Kaye the Boy Knight): Book Blog Tour, Book Trailer, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

THE ELDRIDGE CONSPIRACY Sir Kaye the Boy Knight, Book 4 by Don M. Winn   Genre: Children’s Chapter Book / Adventure / Medieval Publisher: Progressive Rising Phoenix Press Date of Publication: June 16, 2017 Number of Pages: 166, B&W illustrations Scroll down for Giveaway!     Kaye’s father is in danger! The young knight, Kaye, and his friends Reggie and Beau enter Eldridge in search of the only man who can save Kaye’s father. During their journey, they encounter and make a powerful enemy of Baron Thomas—the self-proclaimed heir to the throne of Eldridge—who also has his sights set on ruling… Read more »

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