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Book Review: 6 Feet Under Texas

    SIX FEET UNDER TEXAS:   Unique, Famous, & Historic Graves in the Lone Star State (Cemetery Tales Book 1) by TUI SNIDER    Genre: Nonfiction / Texana / History / Texas Travel Publisher: Castle Azle Press Date of Publication: August 15, 2020 Number of Pages: 250 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway! 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 his mausoleum, and the events that caused two “frenemies” to be chained together in death. CLICK TO PURCHASE! Unique. That is the best word to describe this book. When I first picked up this book, I thought the author was going to talk more so about unique headstones and the stories behind them. While Snider does have some chapters on special headstones, it is

Book Blitz: A Vote is a Powerful Thing

  A VOTE IS A  POWERFUL THING By  CATHERINE STIER Illustrated by Courtney Dawson Children's Picture Book / American Historical Fiction / Elections and Voting  Ages 4-7   Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company Date of Publication: September 1, 2020 Number of Pages: 32 Scroll down for the giveaway! Callie knows there’s a presidential election coming up, and people will soon vote to decide the country’s leader.  Her class is having an election too, about an issue that affects them all–the class field trip. Should they choose the cookie factory or the wilderness park?  Join Callie as she campaigns for the wilderness park she loves and learns how people have organized, marched, and protested for the right to vote. And find out how a vote–even just one vote–can make a difference! PRAISE FOR A VOTE IS A POWERFUL THING :  "Gets the job done." ― Kirkus Reviews