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May 16
The Heart of a Texas Cowboy Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

The Heart of a Texas Cowboy Book Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway #LoneStarLit

THE HEART OF A TEXAS COWBOY Men of Legend, Book 2 by LINDA BRODAY   Genre: Western / Historical / Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: May 2, 2017 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for Giveaway! Three Brothers. One Oath. No Compromises. The MEN of LEGEND One bullet is all it takes to shatter Houston Legend’s world. He swore he’d never love again, but with the future of the Lone Star Ranch on the line, he finds himself at the altar promising to love and cherish a woman he’s never met—a woman whose vulnerable beauty touches his heart…. Read more »

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Mar 01
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

Author: Jennifer Kincheloe Narrator: Moira Quirk Length: 12h 44m Publisher: Jennifer R. Kincheloe, Ltd⎮2016 Genre: Historical Mystery/Thriller Release date: Nov. 14, 2016 It’s 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels, but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era’s rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron… Read more »

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Jan 06
Book Review – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Book Review – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer Publisher: Dial Press Date Published: 2008 Genres: Historical, Literary Format: eBook Pages: 278 Rating: Description: “ I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never met, a native of… 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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Nov 07
Echo Review

Echo Review

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Date Published: February 24th 2015 Genres: Historical, Music, Performing Arts, Social Issues, Social Themes, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 592 Audiobook Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins Audiobook Narrator: Andrews MacLeod, David de Vries, Mark Bramhall, Rebecca Soler Rating: Description: Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan! Winner of a 2016 Newbery Honor, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation. Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a… Read more »

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Jun 17
Book Review – Winter Sea (Slains #1)

Book Review – Winter Sea (Slains #1)

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley Series: Slains #1 Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Date Published: December 1st 2010 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Historical, Literary, Romance, Time Travel Format: eBook Pages: 536 Rating: Description: New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! Fans of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series will devour this hauntingly beautiful tale of love and time travel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley. History has all but forgotten… In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now,… Read more »

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Apr 29
Book Review – The Marriage of Opposites

Book Review – The Marriage of Opposites

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman Publisher: Simon and Schuster Date Published: August 4th 2015 Genres: 19th Century, Family, Fiction, Historical, Jewish Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Length: 13 hours 36 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Gloria Reuben, Santino Fontana, Tina Benko Rating: Description: “[A] luminous, Marquez-esque tale.” —O, The Oprah Magazine From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in… Read more »

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Apr 15
Book Review – Earls Just Want to Have Fun (Covent Gardens Cubs #1)

Book Review – Earls Just Want to Have Fun (Covent Gardens Cubs #1)

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen Series: Covent Garden Cubs #1 Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Date Published: February 3rd 2015 Genres: Historical, Regency, Romance Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Rating: Description: His heart may be the last thing she ever steals… Marlowe is a pickpocket, a housebreaker-and a better actress than any professional on the stage. She runs with the Covent Garden Cubs, a gang of thieves living in the slums of London’s Seven Dials. It’s a fierce life, and Marlowe has a hard outer shell. But when she’s alone, she allows herself to think of a time before… Read more »

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Mar 18
Book Review – Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade (Lord John Grey #2)

Book Review – Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade (Lord John Grey #2)

Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade by Diana Gabaldon Series: Lord John Grey #2 Publisher: Delacorte Press Date Published: 2007 Genres: Historical Format: Audiobook Pages: 494 Audiobook Length: 15 hours 31 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Jeff Woodman Rating: Description: In her much-anticipated new novel, theNew York Times bestselling author of the Outlander saga brings back one of her most compelling characters: Lord John Grey—soldier, gentleman, and no mean hand with a blade. Here Diana Gabaldon brilliantly weaves together the strands of Lord John’s secret and public lives—a shattering family mystery, a love affair with potentially disastrous consequences, and a… Read more »

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Mar 11
Book Review – Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1)

Book Review – Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1)

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger Series: Finishing School #1 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date Published: February 5th 2013 Genres: Action & Adventure, Girls & Women, Historical, Manners & Etiquette, Robots, Steampunk, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 320 Audiobook Length: 8 hours, 55 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Moira Quirk Rating: Description: It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees… Read more »

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