The Holiday Gift Guide is available November 3-December 28, 2019





It only happens once a year — the Lone Star Lit Holiday Gift Guide! Browse our wide selection of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Books for Young Readers, and visit our Sponsor sites to find the perfect books for every reader on your holiday list (yourself included).

New books added daily through December, 2019!

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Whether you seek paranormal mystery or political humor,

you'll find plenty of book escapes in the Fiction Listings(updated 11/29/2019)


Spent Identity by Marlene Bell

Ride the High Lonesome by Rosanne Bittner

Longing for a Cowboy Christmas by multiple authors

Saving the Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday

The Outlaw's Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday

Cowboy Charm School by Margaret Brownley

The Cowboy Meets His Match by Margaret Brownley

Time Stealers: Time Keepers Chronicles by P. Clauss

Ain't Nobody Nobody by Heather Harper Ellett

Comfort Songs by Kimberly Fish

Loch Lonach Mystery Series by Maggie Foster

Gethsemane Brown Mysteries by Alexia Gordon

When the Light Returned to Main Street by Jeff Hampton

Live Wire by Pamela Fagan Hutchins

Nowhere Near by Teddy Jones

Singapore Fling by Maida Malby

Over the Pass, and Other Stories by Susan Mary Malone

The Bonnie & Clyde series by Hays and McFall

Dragonfly by Leila Meacham

Evelyn Evolving by Maryann Miller

Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills

The Life We Choose by Meyers and Reed

Postmark from the Past by Vickie Phelps

To Squeeze a Prairie Dog by Scott Semegran

All In by L.K. Simonds

Coded for Murder by Dianne Smithwick-Braden

The Wilbarger County Series by Dianne Smithwick-Braden

A Texas Kind of Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Celia Bonaduce, & Rachael Miles

Christmas in Winter Valley by Jodi Thomas

Vortex by Kimberly Packard

The Sparrow and the Hall by Donald Mace Williams (Author) and Martha W. Nichols (Artist)

Wolfe and Other Poems by Donald Mace Williams

Covey and JayJay Get Educated by Shelton Williams

Plain Roots by Becki Willis

The Sisters, Texas series by Becki Willis

Outcry Witness by Thomas Zigal


From technology to tiny kitchens, art to architecture, there is a wide variety of Nonfiction Listings(updated 11/29/2019)


Gourmet on a Hot Plate by Judy Alter

Heaven Held by Suzanne Courtney

To The Ends of the Earth by Nelda Gaydou

Road to Hope by Dena Jansen

The Coca-Cola Trail by Larry Jergensen

Managing the Digital You by Melody Karle

Santa Claus Bank Robbery by Tui Snider

Understanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider

Rounding Home by Sarah Swindell

The Art of Texas: 250 Years by Ron Tyler



Rabbit ranch hands, medieval menageries, and a time traveling teen

are among the Books for Young Readers Listings(updated 11/29/2019)


Einstein's Compass: A YA Time Traveler Adventure by Grace Allison

Angel Thieves by Kathi Appelt

Max … Attacks by Kathi Appelt

The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcarcel

Hitchin' Post by Julie Barker

Hitchin' Post and the Tornado Twistin' 4th of July Celebration by Julie Barker

Return to Komodo Island by M.C. Berkhousen

SnarlNsnorts and HissNpoot: Defending the Kingdom of Cats by P. Clauss

Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley

Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher

A Transistor Christmas by Donna Frisinger

Bink and Slinky Series by Donna Frisinger

Breaking Free by Caleb Monroe

Hannah and Tamar Mystery Series by Christa Nardi and Cassidy Salem

Yeah, But I Didn't by Ann Swann

Captain Fin by Amanda Thrasher

The Greenlee Project by Amanda Thrasher



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