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    The Sparrows of Montenegro – Book Tour and Review

    I’m back! Did you miss me? I have SO many books to talk about in the coming weeks, and I’m kicking it off by jumping into a Lone Star Book Blog Tour of BJ Mayo’s western The Sparrows of Montenegro. Read on to discover why this book surprised me and what I loved about it. I received an advanced copy of the book from the author via Lone Star Lit; all opinions are my own. THE SPARROWS OF MONTENEGRO by BJ MAYO Categories: Western / Historical Fiction / TexasPublisher: Skyhorse PublishingDate of Publication: February 8, 2022Number of Pages: 312 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway! Tree “Bigfoot” Smith and Cedar Jones…

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    Once Upon a Mail Order Bride – Book Blog Tour & Review

    Author Linda Broday’s Outlaw Mail Order Brides series had been such a delight, and she wrapping up the series with the action-packed Once Upon A Mail Order Bride! I’m happy to be joining up with Lone Star Book Blog Tours and share a review of the book! Read on to get my take on the book and enter into the giveaway for a chance at signed copies and more! I was provided an advance digital copy of the book from the author via NetGalley. All opinions are my own. ONCE UPON A MAIL ORDER BRIDEOutlaw Mail Order Brides, #4byLinda Broday Categories: Western / Historical Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks CasablancaDate of Publication: November…

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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 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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    Blog Tour and Review: Cowboy Charm School by Margaret Brownley

    Today I am bringing you a delightful historical romantic western from Margaret Brownley: Cowboy Charm School is the first in her new series, titled The Haywire Brides.  I think you’ll fall in love with Texas Ranger Brett Tucker – I know I’m crushing a little bit. So read on, and be sure to enter our giveaway for a chance at your own copy and a $10 Amazon gift card! COWBOY CHARM SCHOOL  HAYWIRE BRIDES, #1 by MARGARET BROWNLEY Sub-genre: Western / Clean Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: September 4, 2018 Number of Pages: 384 Scroll down for Giveaway! When Texas Ranger Brett Tucker accidentally derails a wedding, he’s…

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    2017 Bloggers’ Choice Awards: Best Non-Fiction History, Best Biography/Memoir, & Best Western

    The Lone Star Book Blog Tours team has voted, and the results are in!  From Best Fiction to Most Engaged Author, we have seventeen awards to hand out to the awesome Texas books and authors featured on Lone Star Book Blog Tours in 2017. Today we are featuring our choices for Best Non-Fiction History, Best Biography/Memoir, & Best Western! From February 15-23, 2018, please join us as we hop around the LSBBT blogs and share the winners, runners-up, and shortlisted titles. Don’t miss it! First up is our pick for Best Non-Fiction History: the fascinating book Understanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider. Click to learn more about: Understanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider Yonderings by…

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    Book Review: For the Record by Regina Jennings

    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 to Pine Gap his only shot at keeping a badge. Worse, this…