6 Feet Under Texas – Lone Star Lit

About The Book Title: 6 Feet Under TexasAuthor: Tui SniderGenre: Informational, History, Fun Facts, TexasSynopsis: Explore the cemeteries of Texas with Tui Snider as she reveals overlooked history in these fascinating open-air museums.    Along the way, you’ll meet fascinating characters, including a whistleblower who died in suspicious circumstances, an oilman who added a phone line to…

Nacho’s Nachos – Lone Star Lit

About the Book Title:  Nacho’s Nachos: The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack Author: Sandra Nickel Illustrated by: Oliver Dominguez Genre: Picture Book, Nonfiction, Food History, Latinx Interest Publisher: Lee & Low Books  Synopsis: NACHO’S NACHOS is the deliciously true story about how nachos were invented—about what happened when a regular customer asked Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya for something new,…

AirBorne – Lone Star Lit

About the Book Title: Airborne Author: DiAnn Mills Publisher: Tyndale House Genre: Suspense, Christian, Ficiton Synopsis:  Heather Lawrence’s long-awaited vacation to Salzburg wasn’t supposed to go like this. Mere hours into the transatlantic flight, the Houston FBI agent is awakened when passengers begin exhibiting horrific symptoms of an unknown infection. As the virus quickly spreads and dozens of…

Black Midnight – Lone Star Lit

Title: The Black Midnight Author: Kathleen Y’Barbo Genre: Historical, True Crime, Fiction Publisher: Barbour Books Synopsis: Two killers, two detectives, and a menace called The Black Midnight may be the death of both of them. Three years before Jack the Ripper began his murderous spree on the streets of London, a killer struck fear into the hearts of the…

Landing in My Present – Lone Star Lit

Title: Landing in My Present Author: Mary Walker Clark Genre: Aviation, Historical, WWII, Biography Publisher: Hellgate Press Synopsis: Mary Walker Clark barely knew her father. When he died, he left not only the obvious void every teen would experience, but took with him scores of Indiana Jones-style tales about flying the Hump, a treacherous series…

The Republic of Jack – Lone Star Lit

Title: The Republic of Jack Author: Jeffrey Kerr Genre: Political Satire, Texas Humor, Texas Fiction Synopsis:  Jack Cowherd will do anything to win the Texas governorship, even flirt with twenty-first-century secessionists in the Texas Patriot Party. Victory is achieved, but only at the cost of Texas being tossed out of the United States. The Republic of Texas…

What Momma Left Behind – Lone Star Lit

Title: What Momma Left Behind Author: Cindy K. Sproles Publisher: Revell Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Synopsis:  Worie Dressar is seventeen years old when influenza and dysentery ravage her Appalachian Mountain community in 1898, leaving behind a growing number of orphaned children with no way to care for themselves. Worie’s mother has been secretly feeding a number of these little…

The Key to Everything – Lone Star Lit

Title: The Key to Everything Author: Valerie Fraser Luesse Publisher: Revell Synopsis: Based on a true story, Valerie Fraser Luesse’s new novel takes readers on an incredible journey of self-discovery. The poignant prose, enchanting characters, and captivating settings in The Key to Everything make this a moving story that readers won’t soon forget. Peyton Cabot’s…

The Outlaw’s Daughter – Lone Star

  Title: The Outlaw’s Daughter Author: Margaret Brownley Series: The Haywire Brides, Book 3 Genre: Western, Historical, Clean Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Synopsis:       He may be a Texas Ranger, but he only has eyes for the outlaw’s beautiful daughter . . .  Texas Ranger Matt Taggert is on the trail of a wanted man. He has good reason…

Thank You, Garden – Lone Star Lit

Title: Thank You, Garden Author: Liz Garton Scanlon Illustrated by: Simone Shin Genre: Children’s (Age 3-7), Poetry, Environmental Publisher: Beach Lane Books, Simon & Schuster A community garden unites neighbors in this celebration of all the things that grow there, from flowers and fruits, to friendships!  This ode to working together for a better world…