Posts By: Lynn

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 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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May 04
A Witness to History: Book Blog Tour, Sneak Peak, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A Witness to History: Book Blog Tour, Sneak Peak, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

A WITNESS TO HISTORY George H. Mahon, West Texas Congressman by By Janet M. Neugebauer Foreword by Kent Hance   Genre: Texas History / Politics / Biography Publisher: Texas Tech University Press FACEBOOK    TWITTER Date of Publication: June 30 2017 Number of Pages: 576 Scroll down for Giveaway!   This is the story of George H. Mahon, a man who went to Congress in 1935, when the House Committee on Appropriations still allocated a small amount of money to buy military horses. Forty-four years later, when Mahon retired as Chairman of that same committee, the committee was debating funds to… Read more »

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May 03
Chapter Break Bingo – May 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – May 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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May 02
Chapter Break Bingo – April 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – April 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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Apr 27
What Laini Taylor’s Books Taught Us

What Laini Taylor’s Books Taught Us

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. We want to make sure all of our readers are prepared! We are changing it up this month, and focusing on one of my favorite authors, Laini Taylor. I’m reading her most recent book, . While you wait for my review (next week!), let’s enjoy some… Read more »

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Apr 22
Deep Extraction Book Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Deep Extraction Book Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

DEEP EXTRACTION An FBI Task Force Novel, Book 2 by By DiAnn Mills   Genre: Contemporary / Mystery / Christian Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Date of Publication: April 4, 2017 Number of Pages: 413 Scroll down for Giveaway!    A pacemaker should have saved oil and gas magnate Nathan Moore’s life. Instead, it provided his killer with a seemingly perfect means of execution. A bombing at one of Nathan’s oil rigs days earlier indicates his death could be part of a bigger conspiracy, a web Special Agent Tori Templeton must untangle. But her first order of business is separating the… Read more »

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Apr 14
Book Review – Denton Little’s Deathdate (Denton Little #1)

Book Review – Denton Little’s Deathdate (Denton Little #1)

Denton Little’s Deathdate by Lance Rubin Series: Denton Little #1 Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: April 14th 2015 Genres: Death & Dying, Humorous, Social Themes, Young Adult Fiction Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 8 hours 36 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Lance Rubin Rating: Description: **WINNER of the ILA Young Adult Book Award!** Get ready to die laughing: this is an outrageously funny ride through the last hours of a teenager’s life as he searches for love, meaning, answers, and (just maybe) a way to live on.   Denton Little’s Deathdate takes place in a world exactly like our… Read more »

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Apr 13
Sandpiper Cove: Author Interview, Book Blog Tour, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Sandpiper Cove: Author Interview, Book Blog Tour, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

 SANDPIPER COVE A Hope Harbor Novel, Book 3 by By IRENE HANNON   Genre: Contemporary / Christian / Romance Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: April 4, 2017 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for Giveaway!    Irene Hannon welcomes readers back to the enchanting seaside town of Hope Harbor, Oregon, in her novel Sandpiper Cove, releasing April 2017. Praised by Library Journal as a “master at character development,” Irene Hannon steps away from suspense writing once again to deliver another powerful, multifaceted romance that is sure to have readers coming back for more.   Hope Harbor police chief Lexie Graham… Read more »

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