Category Archives: Book Reviews

2021 in Review: My Favorite Books of the Year

It’s been a pretty good reading year! My Goodreads challenge says I’ve read 104 of 80 books, so I’ve exceeded my goal. I wanted to hit some of the high points here. So, without further ado and in no particular … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Before the Alamo by Florence Byham Weinberg | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

BEFORE THE ALAMO: A Tejana’s Story by FLORENCE BYHAM WEINBERG Genre: Historical Fiction / Texas History  Publisher: Maywood House Date of Publication: September 17, 2021 Number of Pages: 296 pages   Scroll down for Giveaway! Emilia Altamirano, half Otomí Indian, … Continue reading

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Book Review and Blog Tour: The Women of Pearl Island by Polly Crosby

Book Summary: With the same atmosphere and imagination of THE BOOK OF HIDDEN WONDERS, Polly Crosby’s new novel, THE WOMEN OF PEARL ISLAND, is set on a lush, secluded island where family secrets bring together an unlikely friendship. On a … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Scattered Legacy by Marlene Bell | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

SCATTERED LEGACY: MURDER IN SOUTHERN ITALY Annalisse Series, #3 by MARLENE M. BELL   Genre: Mystery / Romance Publisher: Ewephoric Publishing Date of Publication: November 4, 2021 Number of Pages: 352 pages    Scroll down for Giveaway!   To outsiders, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Living on New Orleans Time: Passing Moments as Seen from Life’s Bayou by Richard Caire

From Amazon: A collection of moments captured during a lifetime spent growing up and living in New Orleans. These are the fleeting minutes and seconds that make up the ‘Bright Shinies’ of our life, those moments that happen once and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lights of Sugarberry Cove by Heather Webber

From Goodreads: The Lights of Sugarberry Cove is a charming, delightful story of family, healing, love, and small town Southern charm by USA Today bestselling author Heather Webber. Sadie Way Scott has been avoiding her family and hometown of Sugarberry Cove, Alabama, since … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pillars of Barabbas (The Barabbas Trilogy #2) by M. D. House

From Goodreads: The man they called Barabbas has come a long way from the wretched prisoner released by Pontius Pilate in lieu of Jesus of Nazareth. He and his wife Chanah are growing in regard among the leadership of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: The Yes Dare by Kathleen Y’Barbo | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

THE YES DARE A Pies, Books & Jesus Club Novel by KATHLEEN Y’BARBO Genre: Clean Contemporary Romance Date of Publication: July 15, 2021 Number of Pages: 246 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway! Have you ever wished for a second chance … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery by Amanda Cox

From Goodreads: Present Day. After tragedy plunges her into grief and unresolved anger, Sarah Ashby returns to her childhood home determined to finally follow her long-denied dream of running Old Depot Grocery alongside her mother and grandmother. But when she … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: What Lies Beneath: Texas Pioneer Cemeteries and Graveyards by Cynthia Leal Massey | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

WHAT LIES BENEATH, TEXAS PIONEER CEMETERIES & GRAVEYARDS by Cynthia Leal Massey Genre: Regional History / 19th Century/ Landmarks & Monuments/ Travel Pictorial Publisher: TwoDot Date of Publication: August 1, 2021 Number of Pages: 400 pages w/77 B&W photos Scroll … Continue reading

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