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    Ely Air Lines by Mike Ely & Linda Street-Ely – Top Ten List

    Today I’m featuring Ely Air Lines! Written by co-authors and licensed pilots Mike Ely and Linda Street-Ely, this two-volume series features select stories from ten years of their weekly newspaper column of the same name. For a bit of a sneak peek, I’m sharing their “Top Ten” list of places where they’ve landed! Read on to learn more about these fascinating authors, their top 10 list, and be sure to both enter the giveaway for their books and check out the tour list for more great content about these books! ELY AIR LINES Select Stories from 10 Years of a Weekly Column Volumes 1 & 2byMIKE ELY AND LINDA STREET-ELY Genre: NonfictionCategories:…

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    The Outlaw’s Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday – Blog Tour Review (and Giveaway!)

    Today I am the last stop on my first Lone Star Book Blog Tour of 2019 and I’m bringing you The Outlaw’s Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday. If you are in the market for a great romance novel and you love historical westerns, the first book in author Linda Brody’s new Outlaw Mail Order Brides series is an excellent start! With a gorgeous cover that’s a familiar throwback to the romance novels my momma read when I was a kid (the same that I would pilfer from her stack of books), The Outlaw’s Mail Order Bride is an updated take for today’s romance reader – this isn’t a fluffy “handsome cowboy rescues…

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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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    Lone Star Book Blog Tour: Stolen Obsession (and Giveaway)

    Hey! I’m back with with Lone Star Lit for another book tour  and I’m featuring a “notable quotable” from author Marlene M Bell’s upcoming romantic mystery titled Stolen Obsession.  We’ve got a fun giveaway and a book trailer (for an additional sneak peek) so read on! STOLEN OBSESSION Annalisse Series, Book 1 by Marlene M Bell Genre: Spicy Romantic Mystery Publisher: Ewephoric Publishing Date of Publication: March 20, 2018 Number of Pages: 284 Scroll down for the giveaway! PEOPLE DIE, BUT LEGENDS LIVE ON. Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm among the sheep she loves, when her best friend is murdered. The…

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    Bonnie and Clyde Resurrection Road Book Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway!

    BONNIE AND CLYDE: Resurrection Road Book One in a New Trilogy by CLARK HAYS AND KATHLEEN McFALL    Genre:  Alternative Historical Fiction / Thriller Date of Publication: April 22, 2017 Pages: 308 Publisher: Pumpjack Press on Facebook Scroll down for the giveaway! In an alternate timeline, legendary lovers Bonnie and Clyde are given one last shot at redemption. The story begins in 1984 when a reporter gets a tip to meet an old woman at a Texas cemetery. Cradling an antique rifle and standing over a freshly dug grave, the old woman claims to be Bonnie Parker. Turns out, she says, it wasn’t Bonnie and Clyde who were ambushed fifty years…

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    Summer Reads (and Giveaway): I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool

    My next summer reading recommendation is a hilarious new book by the mother-daughter writing duo of Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella titled I Need A Lifeguard Everywhere But The Pool. Read on for my review, which includes a clear overuse of the adjective “hilarious” AND for a giveaway!     You may be a fan of Lisa Scottoline as a writer of thrillers but if you aren’t yet familiar with her humor writing (and why aren’t you) you will be in for a treat. With her daughter Francesca Serritella, they pen a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled “Chick Wit” which hilariously talks about life from women’s perspective. Their series of…

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    Book Blog Tour: The Grave Tender

    This week I’m once again joining up with #LoneStarLit for a book blog tour for The Grave Tender. We’ve got an amazing giveaway, so be sure to enter for a chance to win the book and more!!! THE GRAVE TENDER by By Eliza Maxwell   Genre: Women’s Fiction / Psychological Suspense Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Date of Publication: April 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 248 Scroll down for Giveaway! A chilling psychological suspense novel, The Grave Tender explores the dark boundaries people cross to save loved ones, and the limits of family bonds tested by the deepest of betrayals.   Endless questions from a shadow-filled East Texas childhood haunt Hadley…

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    Holiday Fun at the Perot Museum (+ Giveaways)

      Dallas friends, be sure to set aside time over the holiday break to head downtown for a family trip to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science!  Yesterday I zipped into the city for Family Blogger Day at the Perot, where we were able to explore the new exhibits and check out the new 3-D films in the theater, and I guarantee, you won’t be disappointed!   Dr. Ron Tykoski, a paleontologist and fossil preparator at the Perot Museum, was on hand to talk to us about Ellie May, a Columbian wooly mammoth who was discovered last year outside of Italy, Texas in a gravel pit during excavation.  They’ve…