Dec 11
Chat Between Chapters: Books we Want to Forget

Chat Between Chapters: Books we Want to Forget

 There are books we may have read, but wish we hadn’t. What books do you want to forget?  Julie: I DNF very few books. I tend to power through and try to enjoy everything I read, at least somewhat. But there are some books that are a complete waste of my time, whether I powered through to the end or not. Here are just a few of them #sorrynotsorry Just because someone is super amazing and invented the epic world, doesn’t mean all her writing is gold… I wasted about 5 hours of audio before  I gave it up. Boring, weird,… Read more »

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Dec 10
For the Record – Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

For the Record – Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

FOR THE RECORD   by   Regina Jennings     Genre: Historical Romance / Christian Publisher: Bethany House Date of Publication: December 6, 2015 Number of Pages: 336   Scroll down for Giveaway! Rather Than Wait for a Hero,  She Decided to Create One Betsy Huckabee has big-city dreams, but nobody outside of tiny Pine Gap, Missouri, seems interested in the articles she writes for her uncle’s newspaper. Her hopes for independence may be crushed, until the best idea she’s ever had comes riding into town. Deputy Joel Puckett didn’t want to leave Texas, but unfair circumstances have made moving… Read more »

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Dec 09
Book Review – Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1)

Book Review – Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1)

Sandstorm by James Rollins Series: Sigma Force #1 Publisher: Harper Collins Date Published: April 26th 2005 Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thrillers Format: eBook Pages: 587 Rating: Description: An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, setting off alarms in clandestine organizations around the world. And now the search for answers is leading Lady Kara Kensington; her friend Safia al-Maaz, the gallery’s brilliant and beautiful curator; and their guide, the international adventurer Omaha Dunn, into a world they never dreamed existed: a lost city buried beneath the Arabian desert. But others are being drawn there as well,… Read more »

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Dec 08
That’s what HE said Thursday- December 8, 2016

That’s what HE said Thursday- December 8, 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.   Lynn’s Quote: “The only difference between your average man and a hero is that the hero figures out what to do before it’s too late. … Then he has the nerve to go on and do it.  …  One… Read more »

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Dec 07
Book Tour: The Egg and I, Audiobook Narrator Interview

Book Tour: The Egg and I, Audiobook Narrator Interview

Author: Betty MacDonald Narrator: Heather Henderson Length: 9 hours Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press⎮2015 Genre: Humor, Memoir When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no electricity, a house in need of constant repair, and days that ran from four in the morning to nine at night, the MacDonalds had barely a moment to put their feet up and relax. And then came the children. Yet through every trial and pitfall – through… Read more »

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Dec 06
Book Tour: Shadows of Tomorrow, Audiobook Narrator Interview

Book Tour: Shadows of Tomorrow, Audiobook Narrator Interview

Author: Jessica Meats Narrator: Jake Urry Length: 10h 13m Publisher:Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd⎮2016 Genre: Science Fiction Release date: Oct. 03, 2016 Earth is at war. Portals are opening across the planet and bringing creatures known as Outsiders. Their only desire is to eat, leaving a trail of destruction in their path. All that stand in their way are the Defenders led by Gareth Walker who can open portals of their own to target the Outsiders in minutes. Gareth’s one advantage is an ability to see glimpses of his future. For the past decade the Defenders have held back the… Read more »

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Dec 05
Guest Post: Writing Tips from Adrian Churchward

Guest Post: Writing Tips from Adrian Churchward

Guest Post: Writing Tips from a Beginner by Adrian Churchward   My first novel has been published, but it wouldn’t have been if I hadn’t been given a myriad of tips from experienced writers, novelists and bloggers, all of whom gave me their advice for free. There are, however, five tips which I consider to be the basic tools for any writing: Writing is in the rewriting   Few of us are blessed with the ability to write a masterpiece at the first draft stage, although many of us neophytes think we can. “Look what I have just written! How could anybody… Read more »

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Dec 04
Chat Between Chapters: Bookish Gifts that are not Books

Chat Between Chapters: Bookish Gifts that are not Books

 So let’s chat about bookish gifts. What do you like to gift people that is bookish, but not an actual book?  Julie: It is fun to gift items that are based on books. I used to do gift exchanges as part of book clubs, and it is so awesome to see all the bookish trinkets out there. From jewelry, to clothing items, to even bookmarks or paperweights. Below are some fun ideas. Are you gifting these to anyone this year?     Lynn: I really think one of those Beauty and The Beast style libraries is a reasonable request from… Read more »

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Dec 03
Chapter Break Bingo – December 2016

Chapter Break Bingo – December 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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Dec 02
Chapter Break Bingo – November 2016 Completed Cards

Chapter Break Bingo – November 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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