Book Review: Exposed by Lisa Scottoline

I recently reviewed (and had a giveaway) for another Lisa Scottoline novel, a humorous memoir co-written with her daughter, Francesca Serritella titled I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But The Pool.  In it, I spoke about how it’s a delightful departure from her gripping mysteries.Well, today, I’m sharing one of my favorite beach reads of this [Read On]

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 [Read On]

Amazon Prime Day 2017 Best Picks for Bookworms!

Amazon Prime Day starts early – you can get some great deals starting tonight! I confess, I’m an Amazon devotee (addict?) and make good use of my Prime account. Perhaps too much good use, my hubby might say, but it’s SO helpful. Do you have a Prime account? If not, you can get a free Amazon [Read On]

Book Blog Tour: Hitchin’ Post

HITCHIN’ POST by Julie Barker  Genre: Children’s Picture Book / Rhyming / K-3 Publisher: LifeRich Publishing Date of Publication: July 14, 2016 Number of Pages: 46 Scroll down for Giveaway!   Hard work and the cowboy life on the 6Bs Ranch is nothing new to old jackrabbit Hitchin’ Post.  Hitchin’ Post is a picture book [Read On]

Book Blog Tour: Badlands by Melissa Lenhardt

BADLANDS Sawbones, Book 3 by MELISSA LENHARDT !!NEW RELEASE!!   Genre: Historical / Western / Action-Adventure / Romance Publisher: Redhook Date of Publication: June 27, 2017 Number of Pages: 416 Outlander meets post-Civil War unrest in the conclusion to Melissa Lenhardt’s fast-paced historical series. Laura’s worst fears have been realized: Kindle has been taken into custody [Read On]

(Practically) Crafty: An Easy Summer Flip-Flop Wreath

I should start a series called (practically) crafty because I have a million ideas and minimal execution – but I like to think that when I do make time to craft, I do it right.  That said, my front door has been barren and sad-looking, complimented by the growing cracks that are developing, thanks to [Read On]

Summer Reads: Beach House For Rent

We are into our third week of summer vacation and everyone is slowly adjusting to a slightly less frenetic pace. This is the time of year that I’m looking for leisurely reads and beach books to get me in the mood for our upcoming annual trip to the Outer Banks and I will be sharing [Read On]

Lone Star Book Blog Tour: Under a Summer Sky

UNDER A SUMMER SKY Follow Your Heart, Book 3 by Melody Carlson   Genre: Contemporary Romance / Christian / Inspirational Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: June 6, 2017 Number of Pages: 320 Scroll down for Giveaway!    High school art teacher Nicole Anderson is looking forward to a relaxing summer in Savannah, house-sitting and managing [Read On]

Summer Fun at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

If you are looking for something to do in the Dallas area this summer, look no further than one of my favorite local destinations: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science. There is so much to explore there this summer that I wanted to share all the goings on! I was recently invited to Family [Read On]

Book Review – The Simplicity of Cider (& Giveaway)

I’ve been nose deep in a book for weeks now – as my dusty tables and dog hair-littered floors can attest. Today I’m featuring wonderful book from Amy Reichert titled The Simplicity of Cider. If you have not read this yet (she’s wonderful), there’s a giveaway further down so you have the chance to win your own copy! [Read On]