LONE STAR REVIEW
The Sorrows of Others by Ada Zhang
From Si Dunn’s Review:
Ada Zhang “builds each story carefully and quietly lets it rise to sudden moments of surprising power.”
LONE STAR INDIE REVIEW
Dreams of Arcadia by Brian Porter
Author Brian Porter “expertly captures the dichotomy of both the modern and natural worlds that tend to snake together and then break away in a continuous dance.”
with DiAnn Mills
DiAnn Mills explores adding a layer of fear to your writing.
Maida Malby shares a multicultural and a military story where fun nights out in Texas provide the common backdrop for diverse lovers to meet.
May 13- May 21, 2023
The only weekly, statewide calendar of Texas book events. SERIOUSLY.
We’re sharing over 140 events, special events, and exhibitions (plus story times) this week, like we do every week, just fer grins.
Please help keep us and LSLL readers in the loop by sending forthcoming events to us at: Events@LoneStarLiterary.com.
PLAN YOUR WEEK
LONE STAR BOOK BLOG TOURS
ON TOUR THIS WEEK
Our Lone Star Book Blog Tours reach more than 100,000 visitors every month with author interviews, book reviews, giveaways, promotions, guest posts, book trailers, and more.
Ghostly Bugles by Max Knight. Starts May 15, 2023.
UPCOMING POP-UP BLOG-HOP
The Puppy Adventures of Porter and Midge by Jennie Chen and Giselle Nevada. Starts May 16, 2023.
CONTINUING ON TOUR
Blue Running by Lori Ann Stephens. Through May 18, 2023.
VISIT THE TOUR PAGES FOR SCHEDULES, LINKS, & FREE BOOKS
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
MAY ’23 TEXAS BOOKS PREVIEW
May brings an amazing array of tantalizing new Texas-connected titles. Poetry and romance, adventure and exploration, grief and self-discovery all await you in a wide selection of books for all ages. Join us in discovering your next favorite read. That TBR pile is about to get taller!
COMING JUNE 3, 2023
The June 2023 Texas Books Preview
Have a Texas-connected title publishing in June, 2023? Be sure to let us know by EOB Monday, May 29, 2023 so we can include your book. Email Publicity@LoneStarLiterary.com.
Listings are always free, but you can Boost your title to get even more coverage for as little as $10.
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We’re booking 2023 Lone Star Book Blog Tours for select JULY dates and later.
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