Apr 20
Chat About Covers: Chasing Rabbits

Chat About Covers: Chasing Rabbits

  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.   Some previous versions of this cover are on the bad side but this current one is quite nice actually. I’m intrigued by the premise – I do love Alice in Wonderland topic spin-offs. I liked the checkered floor and the doorway –… Read more »

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Apr 17
Blog Tour and Author Interview with Izzy Szyn

Blog Tour and Author Interview with Izzy Szyn

Interview with Izzy Szyn    What do you do when a new idea jumps out at you while you’re still working on a book? Do you chase the squirrel (aka “UP syndrome”) or do you finish your current project first? Totally squirrel. Ideas tend to form around 3am and won’t leave me alone until I get it written out.   Have you been able to incorporate your previous experience in [jobs/education] in your writing? I’ve worked in customer service most of my life, so a lot of it creeps into my writing. Currently work in a call center dealing with cell… Read more »

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Apr 16
Chat Between Chapters: Hidden Gems

Chat Between Chapters: Hidden Gems

Let’s chat about those books that are hidden gems. Books you came across by accident, not because of their popularity, and just loved.  Julie: To me, the Dragon’s Gift series is a hidden gem. They are fun and exciting and delicious and not at all well known. I was so happy to have gotten the first 3 audiobooks for review, and now I need the rest NOW!        Lynn: I’m not entirely sure what constitutes a hidden gem. Outlander and Harry Potter are clearly not hidden gems. But if I’ve heard of a book it can’t be too hidden!… 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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Apr 10
How To Read 100 Books A Year [Infographic]

How To Read 100 Books A Year [Infographic]

Book check for us bibliophiles!   How many books have you read so far this year? It’s never really about quantity, it’s about what you read not how many. Though if you’re aiming to read all of the books in your must-read list or more this 2017, here’s a very helpful cheat sheet infographic Darius Foroux and Visme created for us book lovers! Subscribe to Chapter Break posts. Never miss a post on Chapter Break. Subscribe today for all the bookish awesome in your inbox. Join 483 other subscribers Email Address

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Apr 06
That’s what HE said Thursday- April 2017

That’s what HE said Thursday- April 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: “That’s a joke, correct?” <Emerson> “Criminy!” Riley said. “You are so annoying” “Yes, but a woman once told me I have excellent eyelashes. Have you noticed?” <Emerson> and “You’ve done this harness thing before, right?” Riley asked. “You know what you’re doing?”… Read more »

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Apr 05
Almost a Minyan Book Blog Tour, Preview, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

Almost a Minyan Book Blog Tour, Preview, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

ALMOST A MINYAN by LORI S. KLINE ARTWORK BY SUSAN SIMON   Genre: Picture Book / Jewish Traditions Publisher: Sociosights Press Facebook Date of Publication: April 5, 2017 Number of Pages: 40 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Will she be the one to take Grandfather’s place? According to Jewish tradition, a quorum of ten adults is required for public worship. Almost a Minyan traces the story of a young girl whose father and grandfather are regular participants in the town’s minyan – until her beloved Zayde passes on. Without him, it is even harder for her father to find enough… Read more »

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Apr 04
Chapter Break Bingo – April 2017

Chapter Break Bingo – April 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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Apr 03
Chapter Break Bingo – March 2017 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – March 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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