Category Archives: Texas History

Book Review: The Knotted Ring by Myra Hargrave McIlvain

Synopsis: Susannah Mobley, expecting her slave lover’s baby, submits to an arranged marriage to Hezekiah James, who is headed to Texas to claim a land grant. Caught in a series of lies about her pregnancy, as well as the beautiful … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Odd Birds by Severo Perez | Lone Star Book Blog Tours

ODD BIRDS by SEVERO PEREZ Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Texas Christian University Press Date of Publication: September 24, 2019 Number of Pages: 278 pages  Scroll for Giveaway! The year is 1961. Seventy-year-old Cosimo Infante Cano, a Cuban-born artist in need … 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 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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