A Letter to My Son on his 14th Birthday

Another birthday has come and nearly passed, and I bet you thought I’d forget your letter for your 14th birthday  – not because I didn’t remember, but because I’m so ridiculously disorganized this year that I’d not squeeze it into the day. (You would very nearly be correct. But here it is.) You have changed [Read On]

Lone Star Book Blog Tour: KILLING IN C SHARP

Sometimes when you pick up a book you KNOW you will be hooked on the series. Alexia Gordon’s second book Death in D Minor signaled just that for me, so when Killing in C Sharp came up for review I was right there, wildly waving my hand. And let me tell you, from the first [Read On]

A Letter To My Daughter on her 12th Birthday

When you’re twelve, birthdays are still kind of a big deal, so when the day doesn’t quite go as you hope it would, it can be bitterly disappointing.  You and I share same knack for bad timing, so I know how you were feeling when you walked in the door after school.  Today was supposed [Read On]

March 2018 Take Control of Your TBR Pile Challenge!!!

It’s a fact that my To-Be-Read pile is out of control – so much, in fact, that I bought a bookshelf that fits in a nook to house the print books. (Thankfully, my Kindle corrals my books neatly.) Fortunately for me, Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer is hosting an event that will help me tackle [Read On]

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 [Read On]

What Is Worse than Bad Spam? This Spam.

Like any blog, mine receives a lot of spam, and for this reason I’m eternally grateful for an excellent spam filter.  It’s probably safe to say that 3% comes from companies trying to get me to use their services to improve my Google ranking,  1% asking to post content on my site, and the remaining [Read On]

2017 LSBBT Bloggers’ Choice Awards: Best Fiction Book

For the past 7 days,  the book bloggers and reviewers who make up Lone Star Book Blog Tours Team have shared the winners, runners-up, and shortlisted titles, along with their insights on the books chosen.  From Best Fiction to Most Engaged Author, we have handed out sixteen awards to date to the awesome Texas books [Read On]

2017 LSBBT Bloggers’ Choice Awards: Best Non-Fiction Book

We are nearing the end of our list of awards as voted on by the Lone Star Book Blog Tours team from the awesome Texas books and authors featured on Lone Star Book Blog Tours in 2017. With categories like Best Hook and Best Creative Concept to Best Mystery/Suspense, Best Romance, and Best Fantasy, we’re covering ALL [Read On]

2017 LSBBT Bloggers Choice Awards: Best Texas Book

I’m back again with the Lone Star Book Blog Tours team and the results for today’s award for Best Texas Book, chosen from the awesome Texas books and authors featured on Lone Star Book Blog Tours in 2017. I couldn’t be happier about the tie for Best Texas Book, because honestly, it’s a tough call [Read On]

Lone Star Book Blog Tour: Why I Hate Green Beans

 I’m excited to bring you Why I Hate Green Beans with the Lone Star Book Blog Tour. I have a fun Top Five list for you AND a fabulous giveaway. You’re going to love this book! WHY I HATE GREEN BEANS and other confessions about relationships, reality tv, and how we see ourselves by LINCEE RAY [Read On]