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    Murder’s Legacy Cover Reveal and Pre-Order Book Blitz

    After a long, unplanned break, a blog refresh, and a brand new name, I’m so excited to jump right back into things with Lone Star Book Blog Tours for the cover reveal of Anita Dickason’s upcoming release, Murder’s Legacy! This is the second book in her Tori Winters Mystery series – and it’s now available for pre-order! Keep scrolling to see the cover, learn a bit more about this mystery, check out the book trailer, AND to enter a giveaway! Murder’s LegacyA Tori Winters Mystery, Book 2By Anita Dickason NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER! Mystery / Women SleuthsPublisher: Mystic Circle BooksComing February 16, 2023 Scroll down for Giveaway! Synopsis Secrets that…

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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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    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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    Mia and Nattie: LSBBT Book Review & Giveaway

    I absolutely fell in love with this Marlene M. Bell’s sweet book Mia and Nattie and can’t wait to share it with my sister, who raises sheep and chickens and hogs, and actually had a similar situation with one of her lambs! (There is nothing cuter than a lamb in a diaper.) Read on to learn more about this adorable children’s book, check out the book trailer, AND enter the giveaway! Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! byMarlene M. Bell Genre: Children’s Picture Book (K-3rd Grade) / Farm AnimalsPublisher: Ewephoric PublishingDate of Publication: October 4, 2020Number of Pages: 34 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway!  Nattie’s mouth was a little crooked. Her legs…

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    SAVING IRENE by Judy Alter – Book Blitz and Giveaway

    I LOVE me a cozy so I’m happy to share with you Judy Alter’s newest release Saving Irene! I’m joining up with Lone Star Book Blog tours to bring you this book blitz. Read on to learn more about this cozy mystery, and enter the giveaway for a chance to win your own copy of the book! SAVING IRENE A Culinary MysteryBy Judy Alter Cozy Mystery / Women Sleuths Publisher: Alter Ego PressDate of Publication: September 10, 2020Number of Pages: 208 Scroll down for the giveaway! Irene Foxglove wishes she were a French chef. Henrietta James, her assistant, knows she is nothing more than a small-time TV chef on a local Chicago channel.…

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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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    Book Review: Chasing the White Lion by James R Hannibal

    I’m not gonna lie – I was itching to grab a copy of James R. Hannibal’s recent release Chasing the White Lion and join in on this blog tour with Lone Star Lit. Chasing the White Lion is the exciting sequel to The Gryphon Heist, and it did NOT disappoint. If you are a fan of spy thrillers, this is the book for you. Read on to learn more about the book, read my review, and enter the fabulous giveaway! Thanks to Lone Star Book Blog Tour and the author for providing me with an advance e-copy of the book. CHASING THE WHITE LION(Talia Inger, Book Two)byJAMES R. HANNIBAL Genre:…

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    Review: Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley

    I’m delighted to share the Middle-Grade book FINDING ESME. From the pretty cover design on the outside to the engaging, warm-hearted (and sometimes heart-tugging) story on the inside, this was a book that I wasn’t ready to put down. Read on to find out what about this book reeled me in and enter the giveaway for a chance of one of two prize packs which include a copy of the book, candle, pen, and more!Many thanks to the author for providing me with a copy of the book. FINDING ESMEbySUZANNE CROWLEY Genre: Middle Grade (3-7) / Magical Realism / Family & LossPublisher: Greenwillow BooksDate of Publication: August 14, 2018Number of…

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    Book Review: Longing for a Cowboy Christmas

    Bonus tour stop! Longing For A Cowboy Christmas is a sweet & (sometimes) spicy collection of historical romance stories with a Western twist. Each of the stories is set around the Christmas holidays but will be a delight at any time of year! I’m happy to be joining up with Lone Star Lit to share this book, and we’ve got an amazing giveaway for three lucky readers, so go enter for a chance to win! Many thanks to the authors for providing a copy for review purposes! LONGING FOR A COWBOY CHRISTMAS with stories by ROSANNE BITTNER, LINDA BRODAY,  MARGARET BROWNLEY, AMY SANDAS, LEIGH GREENWOOD, ANNA SCHMIDT Genre: Romance Anthology…

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    The Little Teashop On Main – Book Blog Tour & Review

    THE LITTLE TEASHOP ON MAINbyJodi Thomas Genre: Contemporary Literary Fiction / Coming of AgePublisher: HQNPublication Date: May 7, 2019Number of Pages: 336 pages Scroll down for the giveaway! A rainy-day ritual—a tea party between three little girls—becomes the framework of not only their friendship, but their lives. Blonde, curly-haired Zoe is openhearted, kind and free-spirited, and dreams of becoming a famous actor in New York City. Shy Emily struggles with mental health but has the heart and soul of a writer. And Shannon—tall, athletic, strong—has a deep sense of loyalty that will serve her well when she heads off to military college. As Zoe, Emily, and Shannon grow into women—forging…