Posts By: Lynn

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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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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