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    Book Tour and Review: The Edge of Too Late by Jan Sikes

    Believe me when I say I’m so happy to be back with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to bring you a wonderful book! November was a tough reading month, personally, as Covid finally caught me, and since recovering it has been a battle to concentrate on anything, which is a massive source of annoyance for this bookworm. That also means that for me to finish a book, it REALLY has to hold my attention, and trust me when I say that The Edge of Too Late did just that! Read on to learn more about this book that is a fun mash-up of suspense with a little light romance and…

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    The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain – A Book Blitz

    With a stunning cover and a compelling storyline, Meryl Ain’s historical fiction novel The Takeaway Men has earned a place in my TBR book pile. Read on to learn more about this moving tale about two sisters’ search for truth in this story that is the result of her life-long research into the Holocaust. THE TAKEAWAY MEN By Meryl Ain Publisher: SparkPressPub Date: August 4th, 2020Pages: 265 pagesCategories: Historical / Jewish Literature / Sibling Fiction / Holocaust SYNOPSIS With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced Persons Camp. In the years after…

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    Dire’s Club by Kimberly Packard – Book Review and Giveaway

    Today I’m back with Lone Star Book Blog Tours (yay) with a review of a much anticipated book (and a great giveaway.) I was first introduced to Kimberley Packard through another tour when I was blown away by her novel Vortex. Today, I’m bringing you her newest novel Dire’s Club, so read on to learn more about this captivating book and enter our giveaway! I was provided a copy of the book for review purposes; all opinions are my own. DIRE’S CLUB by Kimberly Packard Publisher: Abalos PublishingPublication Date: March 23, 2021Pages: 326 PagesCategories: Action & Adventure / Contemporary / Women’s Fiction Scroll for Giveaway! SYNOPSIS  Dying isn’t just hard on the…

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    Stork Bite by L.K. SIMONDS – Book Review

      STORK BITE by L.K. SIMONDS Genre: Historical Fiction / Southern Fiction Date of Publication: November 30, 2020 Number of Pages: 359 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway!   SYNOPSIS “Everything has to be reconciled eventually.” Caddo Parish, 1913. On an October morning, a Klansman confronts seventeen-year-old David Walker at a hidden oxbow lake where he has gone to hunt. David accidentally kills the man and hides the crime. His determination to protect his family from reprisal drives him far from home and into manhood. Shreveport, 1927. Cargie (rhymes with Margie) Barre and Mae Compton are two vastly different young women, but both are defying convention to reach for their dreams. The…

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    Escape From Wheel by Michael Scott Clifton – Book Tour, Review, & Giveaway

    I’m joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours to share Michael Scott Clifton’s newest YA fantasy book, Escape From Wheel. It’s the second entry in his Conquest of the Veil series, and a wonderful read. Read on to learn more about this book, check out my thoughts, and enter a giveaway for a chance to win your own copy! I received an advanced copy of the book from the author via Lone Star Book Blog Tours in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own. ESCAPE FROM WHEELConquest of the Veil, Book TwobyMICHAEL SCOTT CLIFTON Genre: YA / Fantasy / Magical Realism / Sword & Sorcery Publisher: Book Liftoff Publication…

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    The Secret of You And Me by Melissa Lenhardt – Book Blog Tour and Giveaway

    I’m back with Lone Star Book Blog Tours and another engrossing tale by Melissa Lenhardt. The Secret of You and Me was nothing like I expected and entirely engrossing. Read on to learn more about author Lenhardt’s first venture into the women’s contemporary fiction category and enter the giveaway! I was provided a copy of the book via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. THE SECRET OF YOU AND MEbyMELISSA LENHARDT Genre: Women’s Fiction / Romance Publisher:  Graydon House (Harlequin)Date of Publication: August 4, 2020Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! True love never fades—and old secrets never die . . .  Nora hasn’t looked back. Not since she fled Texas…

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    On Wings Of Silence – Book Tour & Guest Post

    I love author guest posts, and today’s guest post from Dede Fox, author of On Wings of Silence: Mexico ’68 does not disappoint. In it, she shares her advice for emerging writers. Big fun! Learn more about her book, written beautifully in verse and based on/inspired by the 1968 Tlatelolco Massacre, and enter our giveaway to win a copy of the book and more! Thanks to Lone Star Book Blog Tours and the author for letting me join in this tour; this post may contain affiliate links as well. ON WINGS OF SILENCE:Mexico ’68byDEDE FOX Genre:  Historical / Novel in Verse / Literary FictionPublisher: Lamar University Literary PressDate of Publication:…

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    Fatality in F by Alexia Gordon: Book Tour and Review

    Pour yourself a bourbon and settle in for a fun mystery read as I talk about Alexia Gordon’s newest release, Fatality in F, the latest addition to her Gethsemane Brown Mystery series. Through Lone Star Book Blog Tours, I had the chance to read an advance copy – and you have a chance to win your own copy via the giveaway below! FATALITY IN FA Gethsemane Brown Mystery, Volume 4 byAlexia Gordon Genre: Paranormal Cozy MysteryPublisher: Henery PressDate of Publication: February 26, 2019Number of Pages: 234 Scroll down for the giveaway! Fresh from solving her third mystery—and saving Dunmullach’s firstborn males from a vengeful ghost—Gethsemane Brown’s ready to relax and enjoy her…

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    Book Review: Wait For Me by Susan May Warren

    I can’t believe I’m just now discovering author Susan May Warren in what is the sixth book in her Montana Rescue series, but (if you’ll pardon the pun) Wait For Me was worth the wait!! Read on to see what hooked me in this great story, and scroll on down to enter the giveaway! (It’s a good one!) WAIT FOR ME Montana Rescue Series, Book 6 by SUSAN MAY WARREN Genre: Contemporary Romance / Action / Christian Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: November 6, 2018 Number of Pages: 336 SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! Pete Brooks can’t believe he’s waited an entire year for Jess Tagg to return to Montana, only to…

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    Lone Star Book Blog Tour (and Giveaway): The Theory of Happily Ever After

    I’m back after a hiatus from writing book reviews (I’ve been reading, reading, reading) and I’m very excited that I get to join up with Lone Star Lit and bring you Kristin Billerbeck’s latest book, The Theory of Happily Ever After. Just the cover makes me happy! I loved this book, so read on to find out what kept me from putting it down (while trying to read more slowly so it wouldn’t end) and then enter the giveaway for a chance to win your own copy, and more! THE THEORY OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER by KRISTIN BILLERBECK Genre: Contemporary Romance Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: May 1, 2018 Number…