Posts By: Lynn

Jun 13
Roar: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway

Roar: Book Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway

From New York Times bestselling author Cora Carmack comes her debut young adult fantasy, ROAR! Releasing June 13, 2017, ROAR takes readers on an adventure filled with charismatic characters in an enthralling world sure to keep them turning the pages. Order your copy today!   New York Times bestselling author Cora Carmack’s young adult debut: Roar. In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe… Read more »

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Jun 12
The Swimming Holes of Texas Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

The Swimming Holes of Texas Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

THE SWIMMING HOLES OF TEXAS by Julie Wernersbach & Carolyn Tracy   Genre: Travel / Outdoors / Swimming Publisher: The University of Texas Press Date of Publication: May 16, 2017 Number of Pages: 240, 100 color photos Scroll down for Giveaway!      Nothing beats a natural swimming hole for cooling off on a scorching summer day in Texas. Cold, clear spring water, big old shade trees, and a quiet stretch of beach or lawn offer the perfect excuse to pack a cooler and head out with family and friends to the nearest natural oasis. Whether you’re looking for a… Read more »

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Jun 07
Breakfast in Texas: Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Breakfast in Texas: Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

BREAKFAST IN TEXAS by Terry Thompson-Anderson   Genre: Cookbook / Southwest Cuisine Publisher: The University of Texas Press Date of Publication: April 18, 2017 Number of Pages: 312 Scroll down for Giveaway! Texans love the morning meal, whether it’s bacon and eggs (often eaten in a breakfast taco) or something as distinctively nontraditional as saag paneer omelets, pon haus, or goat curry. A Lone Star breakfast can be a time for eating healthy, or for indulging in decadent food and drink. And with Texas’s rich regional and cultural diversity, an amazing variety of dishes graces the state’s breakfast and brunch… Read more »

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Jun 03
Chapter Break Bingo – June 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – June 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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Jun 02
Chapter Break Bingo – May 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – May 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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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 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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