Oct 12
Showcase Blog Tour and Giveaway: Short Stories by Texas Authors, Volume 2 #LoneStarLit

Showcase Blog Tour and Giveaway: Short Stories by Texas Authors, Volume 2 #LoneStarLit

SHORT STORIES BY TEXAS AUTHORS Volume 2  Short Stories by Texas Authors, Volume 2 is comprised of winning stories submitted in an annual contest to highlight Texas Authors while raising money for literacy programs.    Genre: Short Stories Publisher: Texas Authors, Inc. Date of Publication: October 3, 2016 # of pages: 110 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Texas Authors have once again allowed their creative minds to open up and expand the Universe in which they live with short stories that captures one’s emotions through the everlasting aspect of storytelling. In this, the second volume of award winning short stories,… Read more »

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Oct 10
Incubus of Bourbon Street Review

Incubus of Bourbon Street Review

Incubus of Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase Series: Jade Calhoun, #6 Publisher: Bayou Moon Press, LLC Date Published: December 13th 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Ghost, Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 238 Audiobook Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins Audiobook Narrator: Traci Odom Source: Provided for review through Audiobook Blast/Boom Rating: Description: From New York Times Bestselling author Deanna Chase. Newlyweds Jade Calhoun and Kane Rouquette have barely said “I do” when there’s a disturbance in the shadow world that’s draining the energy of angels. As shadow walkers, Jade and Kane are pressed into service, tasked with the impossible mission of… Read more »

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Oct 09
Chat Between Chapters: Favorite Romance Authors

Chat Between Chapters: Favorite Romance Authors

Let’s chat about our favorite romance authors. Why do we love the romances they write so much?  Julie: I’m not big on just romance novels, but I do enjoy a good romance in my books. We’ve talked about our favorite couples before, but now let’s talk about the writers who create them. Obviously, the romance between Claire and Jamie has to top the lists.  Diana Gabaldon knows how to weave a complicated love story and make us superfans of the couple. Well-developed characters who you feel like you just know make them fun to read about. Characters you relate to, characters… Read more »

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Oct 06
That’s what HE said Thursday- October 2016

That’s what HE said Thursday- October 2016

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 are switching things up now and doing our posts once a month rather than weekly. The Linky will be open all month long and you are welcome to continue doing your post weekly and linking them up.   Julie’s Quote: “Je t’ai aimée pendant mille et un. –R.” -R (aka Reyes) to Janie (aka Charlie) ( by: Darynda Jones) Translation:  I’ve loved you for a thousand and one. –R. This was written on a tip. A $100 bill tip…. Read more »

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Oct 05
Stolen Magic Review

Stolen Magic Review

Stolen Magic by Linsey Hall Series: Dragon’s Gift: The Huntress #3 Publisher: Bonnie Doon Press LLC Date Published: June 18th 2016 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Urban Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 260 Audiobook Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins Audiobook Narrator: Laurel Schroeder Source: Provided by author for honest review Rating: Description: Being a FireSoul has its perks. Cass Clereaux can find any type of magical treasure or steal any magical power. She’ll pick hunting treasure any day because she doesn’t have to kill for it, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t stolen powers before. She needs them to stay alive…. Read more »

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Oct 04
Blog Tour and Author Interview: Whisper Hollow by Chris Cander #LoneStarLit

Blog Tour and Author Interview: Whisper Hollow by Chris Cander #LoneStarLit

WHISPER HOLLOW   by   Chris Cander Genre: Literary Fiction / Friendship Publisher: Other Press Date of Publication: March 17, 2016 Number of Pages: 400   Scroll down for Giveaway!     Set in a small coal-mining town, Whisper Hollow is full of secrets, love, and betrayal, where Catholicism casts a long shadow and three courageous women make choices that will challenge our own moral convictions.             One morning in Verra, a town nestled into the hillsides of West Virginia, the young Myrthen Bergmann is playing tug-of-war with her twin, when her sister is killed. Unable to accept her own… Read more »

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Oct 03
Chapter Break Bingo – October 2016

Chapter Break Bingo – October 2016

We are starting a new feature for 2016. Monthly Book 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 down, corners stuff. Just the number of squares. Be sure to include… Read more »

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Oct 02
Chat Between Chapters: Literacy Month

Chat Between Chapters: Literacy Month

 National Literacy Month just finished, so let’s chat about it. What does literacy mean to you?  Julie: As a book lover, I see literacy as such an important topic. One of my favorite projects is the One of my favorite projects is the Read Aloud campaign. The campaign message is so simple – read aloud to your child 15 minutes a day. I have been doing this with my son (I mean, not super daily, but regularly) and he is a book lover too. I love to see him crawl into his little chair in front of his bookshelf in… Read more »

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Oct 01
#ShelfLove: Bookish Gift Wishlist

#ShelfLove: Bookish Gift Wishlist

#ShelfLove Challenge 2016 We’re co-hosting the #ShelfLove challenge again this year so join us and read more of the books you already bought! October’s topic: Christmas is two months away! What books or bookish gifts are on your wish list this year? Julie’s Challenge Update: Can I be really lame and say my bookish wishlist includes more time in my life for bookish things? Or do I have to include tangible gifts? LOL Recently the cable thinger in my car that magically allows me to listen to audio books from my phone directly over my car speakers stopped working. I think the input… Read more »

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Sep 30
Chapter Break Bingo – September 2016 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – September 2016 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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