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    Book Blitz: Stiff Lizard by Lisa Haneberg

    If you’re looking for a fun cozy mystery (one of my favorite genres to read), scroll down to learn more about Lisa Haneberg’s newest addition to her Spy Shop Mystery series, Stiff Lizard! I’m in the process of reading this one and can’t wait to review it, but what I can say is that author Haneberg has created a fast-paced mystery that has me laughing out loud. STIFF LIZARDBy LISA HANEBERG Series: A Spy Shop MysteryPublisher: Written Pursuits PressPages: 364 pagesPub Date: March 13th, 2021Categories: Women Sleuths / Cozy Mystery / Private Investigator / Humor SYNOPSIS Rodent Roger, a popular Galveston Island exterminator, goes missing the day after he tells…

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    PUDGE AND PREJUDICE by A.K. Pittman – Book Blog Tour and Review

    Today on the blog I’m happily joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to bring you A. K. Pittman’s FABULOUS Pudge and Prejudice. I don’t know who geeked out more over this book – the ’80s teen me or the Austen fan in me. Either way, we both absolutely loved this book. Read on to find out why, enter the fun giveaway, and check out the tour list for more great takes on this witty, sweet, and heartwarming book.  SO many thanks go out to A.K. Pittman and Lone Star Book Blog Tours for providing me with a review copy. All opinions, typos, and teen flashbacks are mine alone.…

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    Something Worth Doing by Jane Kirkpatrick – Book Review and Tour

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment of the US Constitution, AND it is an election year. It’s the perfect time to read a story about the fight women made to earn the right to vote! Jane Kirkpatrick’s Something Worth Doing is a fictionalized history of the life of early suffragist Abigail Scott Duniway, and one that I will highly recommend. I was provided a copy of the novel by the Revell via Lone Star Book Blog Tours; all opinions are my own. SOMETHING WORTH DOING A Novel of an Early SuffragistbyJane Kirkpatrick Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Publisher: RevellPublication Date: September 1, 2020 Number of Pages: 336  Scroll…

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    Book Review: Out of the Embers by Amanda Cabot

    I needed a riveting story to escape into and historical fiction author Amanda Cabot has just the book! Today I’m reviewing Out of the Embers, the first of a new series for author Cabot. It had a little bit of everything to offer, and I loved it! Read on to learn more about the book and enter the giveaway brought to you by Lone Star Book Blog Tours. Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing an advanced review copy of the book. All opinions are my own. OUT OF THE EMBERSMESQUITE SPRINGS, BOOK ONEbyAmanda Cabot Historical Fiction / Christian RomancePublisher: RevellDate of Publication: March 3, 2020Number of Pages: 336…

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    Book Blog Tour: A Texas Kind of Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Celia Bonaduce, and Rachael Miles

    I’m a sucker for anthologies, particularly historical fiction, and A Texas Kind of Christmas did not disappoint! Take a closer look at this trio of stories from authors Jodi Thomas, Celia Bonaduce, and Rachel Miles – and check out our giveaway at the end! I was provided a copy of the book for review purposes; all thoughts, opinions (and typos!) are my own. A TEXAS KIND OF CHRISTMAS   byJODI THOMAS,  Celia Bonaduce, & Rachael Miles Genre: Historical Fiction / Anthology / Holiday RomancePublisher: Kensington BooksPublication Date: October 29, 2019Number of Pages: 336 pages Scroll down for the giveaway for A Texas Kind of Christmas! It’s Christmas Eve, 1859, and everyone who’s…

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    A Rumored Fortune by Joanna Davidson Politano – Book Blog Tour & Review

    Today I’m joining up with Lone Star Lit for another book blog tour featuring Joanna Davidson Politano’s sophomore release, A Rumored Fortune.  Along with my review I’m sharing a book trailer AND a giveaway that is begging you to curl up with a book, so be sure to enter before you go! A RUMORED FORTUNE BY JOANNA DAVIDSON POLITANO Genre: Historical Romance / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: July 31, 2018 Number of Pages: 416 Scroll down for Giveaway! Welcome to Trevelyan Castle, home of the poorest heiress in Victorian England Tressa Harlowe’s father kept his vast fortune hidden somewhere on his estate in the south of England and…

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    Gathering Courage Book Blog Tour

    GATHERING COURAGE A Life-Changing Journey through Adoption, Adversity, and a Reading Disability by T.A. McMullin Genre: Inspirational Memoir Publisher: Gathering Courage Media Date of Publication: January 19, 2016 Number of Pages: 222   Scroll down for Giveaway!   Why do some people find success despite hardships and others sink into a pit of despair? Gathering Courage: A Life-Changing Journey through Adoption, Adversity, and a Reading Disability by T.A. “Terry” McMullin is the author’s incredible, award-winning memoir meant to inspire hope and encouragement to those who are going through tough times. Terry dusted off the hurt from abandonment, rejection by her adoptive parents, dyslexia, shock of placement in a foster home,…