The Lizard Woman, by Frank Waters,” Review of Texas Books. 1.1 (1986): 1.

Trail to Ogallala, by Benjamin Capps.” Review of Texas Books. 1.2 (1986), 1.

Reviews: “Crossing the Border with the 4th Cavalry: Mackenzie's Raid into Mexico ‑ 1873, by Richard H. Thompson”; “Mexican Texans in the Union Army, by Jerry D. Thompson”; & “The Spanish Mustang, by Don Worcester.” Review of Texas Books. 1.3 (1986): 4, 5, 6.

Reviews: “Seasonal Rain and Other Stories, by Robert Flynn”; “Facts As I Remember Them: The Autobiography of Rufe LeFors, Ed., John Allen Peterson”; “Indian Depredations in Texas, by J. W. Wilbarger”; & “Texas Indian Fighters, by A. J. Sowell.” Review of Texas Books. 4.1 (1987): 2, 5.

“Middle‑Age Desires: A Review of Desire Provoked, by Tracy Daugherty.” Dallas Morning News. 15 March, 1987: C‑10.

“Short Takes on the Human Dilemma: A Review of The Second Bridge and A Week in South Dakota, by Gary Gildner.” Dallas Morning News. 29 March, 1987: C‑9.

Reviews: “The Sheriff and the Folsom Man Murders, by D. R. Meredith”; “Quanah Parker and His People, by Bill Neeley”; “A Terry Texas Ranger, by H. W. Graber”;  Colonel Jack Hays, by James K. Greer”; & “The Pueblo de Socorro Grant, by Katherine H. White.” Review of Texas Books. 2.1 (1987): 1, 3, 4, 5.

“On the Trail of Harding and Mata Hari: A Review of M. H. Meets President Harding, by Michael Zagst.” Dallas Morning News. 24 May, 1987: C‑11.

“Giving Dimension to the Murder Mystery: A Review of The Sheriff and the Folsom Man Murders, by D. R. Meredith.” Dallas Morning News. 28 June, 1987: C‑11.

“Butler's 'Wabash' is an Engaging Story: A Review of Wabash, by Robert Olen Butler.” Dallas Morning News. 2 August, 1987: C‑12.

“Reviews: “Baby Todd and the Rattlesnake Stradivarius, by Teresa Kennedy”; “Blessed McGill, by Edwin Shrake”; “There's Always a Second Chance and Other Stories, by Elmer Kelton”; “Life of Bill Dixon, by Olive Dixon”; “Planters and Plain Folk: Agriculture in Antebellum Texas, by Richard G. Lowe and Randolph B. Campbell”; & “At Home in Texas: Early Views of the Land, by Robin W. Doughty.” Review of Texas Books. 2.2 (1987): 1, 2, 5.

“A Violin Story, with Sour Notes: A Review of Baby Todd and the Rattlesnake Stradivarius, by Teresa Kennedy.” Dallas Morning News. 16 August, 1987: C‑13.

“Tales From a Part of Texas That Some Have Forgotten: A Review of Wanderer Springs, by Robert Flynn.” Dallas Morning News. 4 October, 1987: C‑10.

Reviews: “Muddy Banks, by Ruby C. Tolliver”; “A Shroud in the Family, by Lionel G. Garcia”; & “Soldiers, Sutlers, and Settlers: Life on the Texas Frontier, by Robert Wooster.” Review of Texas Books. 2.3 (1987): 2, 5.

“Vonnegut's 'Bluebeard' Uncovers No Treasure: A Review of Bluebeard, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.” Dallas Morning News. 22 November, 1987: C‑12, 14.

“A&M Reissues 1970 Civil War Saga by Distinguished Historian Vandiver: A Review of Their Tattered Flags, by Frank E. Vandiver.” San Antonio Express-News. 29 November, 1987: K‑6.

“The Last Great Chief: Quanah Parker: A Review of Quanah Parker and His People, by Bill Neeley.” Dallas Morning News. 10 January, 1988: 9‑C.

“Versifying in the Southern Mode: A Review of The Made Thing: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern Poetry, Ed., Leon Stokesbury.” San Antonio Express-News. 17 January, 1988: 6‑H.

Reviews: “Dallas Stories, by Marshall Terry”; “Murder By Impulse by D. R. Meredith”; “Night Never Falls, by Bud Shrake”; “The Man Who Rode Midnight, by Elmer Kelton”; “Indian Life in Texas, by

Charles Shaw”; “Mapping of the American Southwest, Ed., Dennis Reinhartz”; “Nana's Raid: Apache Warfare in Southern New Mexico, by Stephen H. Lekson”; & “The Great Comanche Raid, by

Donaly E. Brice.” Review of Texas Books. 2.4 (1988): 1,2,3,4,5.

“Essays Travel Into Our Hearts, Minds: A Review of Lost in West Texas, by James W. Cordor.” San Antonio Express-News: 20 March, 1988: 6‑H.

Reviews: “Lost in West Texas, by Jim W. Corder”; Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood, by Larry McMurtry”; “Larry McMurtry's Texas: Evolution of the Myth, by Lera Tyler Lich”; “Famous Texas

Feuds, by Josephine Etlinger”; & “Lipan Apaches in Texas, by Thomas F. Schilz.” Review of Texas Books. 3.1 (1988): 2, 3‑4, 5, 6.

“A Nuclear Nightmare: Searching for Peace and a Home After the Last War: A Review of The Last Ship, by William Brinkley.” Dallas Morning News. 8 May, 1988: C‑8‑9.

“Verses Reveal a Heart at War: A Review of After the Lost War, by Andrew Hudgins.” San Antonio Express-News. 26 June, 1988: H‑6.

“Lost in Thought: Sharing Memories, Musings: A Review of Lost in West Texas, by Jim W. Cordor.” Dallas Morning News. 26 June, 1988: C‑8‑9.

Reviews: “Sentinel of the Southern Plains: Fort Richardson and the Northwest Texas Frontier, by Allen Hamilton”; “To Conquer a Peace: The War Between the United States and Mexico, by JohnEdward Weems”; & “Pilgrim in the Sun: a Southwestern Omnibus, by C. L. Sonnichsen.” Review of Texas Books. 3.2 (1988): 4‑5, 7.

“Illustrator Paints a Confusing Picture: A Review of The Illustrator, by James Robinson.” Dallas Morning News. 18 September, 1988: C-12.

“It's Billy the Kid, Even Better Than His Own Legend: A Review of Anything for Billy, by Larry McMurtry.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 16 October, 1988: 6-7.

Reviews: “The Brothers of Uterica, by Benjamin Capps”; “Another Part of the House, by Winston M. Estes”; “Anything for Billy, by Larry McMurtry”; The Ragged Rebel: A Common Soldier in W. H.Parsons' Texas Cavalry, 1861-1865, by B. P. Gallaway”; “Texas High Sheriffs, by Thad Sitton”; & “The Widest Float in the Parade, by Alex Burton.” Review of Texas Books 3.3 (1988): 1-2, 4-5, 7.

“This 'Eight' is More Than Enough: A Review of The Eight Corners of the World, by Gordon Weaver.” San Antonio Express-News. 25 December, 1988: H-6.

“Even Tale of Politicians, Corruption Can't Go Far Without Plot: A Review of Wonderful Years, Wonderful Years, by George V. Higgins.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 27 December, 1988: 4-1.

“Recapturing 11 of Texas' High Sheriffs: A Review of Texas High Sheriffs, by Thad Sitton.” Dallas Morning News. 1 January, 1989: 9-C.

“'Belle' is Short on Style, but Long on Shock Value: A Review of Blue Belle, by Andrew Vachss.” San Antonio Express-News. 15 January, 1989: H-6.

“Apollo Saga Lags on Launch Pad: A Review of For All Mankind, by Harry Hurt III.” San Antonio Express-News. 5 February, 1989: H-6.

Reviews: “White Man's Road, by Benjamin Capps”; “Unknown Texas, Eds., Jonathan Eisen & Harold Straughn”; “Fast Copy, by Dan Jenkins”; “Windfall and Other Stories, by Winifred M. Sanford”;

Castle Gap and the Pecos Frontier, by Patrick Dearen”; “Indianola, by Brownson Malsch”; & “Little Towns of Texas, Eds., Dathleen E. St. Clair & Clifton R. St. Clair.” Review of Texas Books. 3.4(1988): 1, 2, 3, 5, 8-9.

“'Size' is Larger than Life, Lively: A Review of Size, by A. W. Gray.” San Antonio Express-News. 12 March, 1989: H-6.

“It's Easy to Ignore Mexico Unless You're a Writer: A Review of Gringos in Mexico, Ed., Edward Simmen.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 7 May, 1989: 6-7.

“For a First Novel, It's Only Second-Rate: A Review of Velocity, by Kristin McCloy.” San Antonio Express-News. 7 May, 1989: H-5.

“So Grotesque but Still So Grand: A Review of Geek Love, by Katherin Dunn.” Dallas Morning News. 14 May, 1989: C-11.

“Vietnam Novel Rings True: A Review of Rolling Thunder, by Mark Berent.” San Antonio Express-News. 28 May, 1989: H-4.

Reviews: “South of the Border: The Return of Butch Cassidy, by John Byrne Cooke”; “Size, by A. W. Gray”; Out of Dallas: 14 Stories, Eds., Jane Roberts Wood, et al.”; “Writers' Guide to TexasMarkets, Ed., Georgia Kemp Caraway”; & “Selected One-Act Plays of Horton Foote, Ed., Gerald C. Wood.” Review of Texas Books. 4.1 (1989): 1, 3, 4, 5.

“She's the Heart of Austin's Skyline: A Review of The Capitol Story: Statehouse in Texas, by Mike Fowler and Jack Maguire, et al.” San Antonio Express-News. 18 June, 1989: H-4.

“Language and Form Lend Beauty to Tale of Difficult Coming of Age: A Review of Watching the Body Burn, by Thomas Glynn.” San Antonio Express-News. 9 July, 1989: H-6.

“Battles Between Mother and Daddy as Confusing to Reader as to Child: A Review of Daddy's Boy, by Carey Cameron.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 3 August, 1989: 4-1.

“Distaff Perspective of War: A Review of Buffalo Afternoon, by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer.” San Antonio Express-News. 6  August, 1989: H-6.

“Hip New Hero-Sleuth Tackles Austin Caper: A Review of Rock Critic Murders, by Jesse Sublett.” San Antonio Express-News. 20 August, 1989: G-6.

Reviews: “Owning Jolene, by Shelby Hearon”; “A Fine Time to Leave Me, by Terry Pringle”; “Eats: A Folk History of Texas Foods, by Ernestine Sewell Linck and Joyce Roach”; “Capitol Story:

Statehouse in Texas, by Mike Fowler, et al.”; & “A Literary History of the American West, by Western Literature Association and TCU Press.” Review of Texas Books. 4.2 (1989): 2, 3, 6, 8, 10.

“Tale of Broadway Hopeful Gets Rave: A Review of Emma, Who Saved My Life, by Wilton Barnhardt.” San Antonio Express-News. 3 September, 1989: J-6.

“A Fictive Confederacy of the South: 30 Stories Showcase the Regional Diversity: A Review of Stories: Contemporary Southern Fiction, Ed., Donald Hays.” Dallas Morning News. 10 September, 1989:C-12-13.

“Kiowa Boy-Turned-Millionaire Stars in Fine, Poignant Novel: A Review of Buffalo Nickel, by C. W. Smith.” San Antonio Express-News. 17 September, 1989: H-6.

“Colorful Characters, Story Line Keep Action Flowing in Murder Yarn: A Review of Murder by Deception, by D. R. Meredith.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 20 September, 1989: 5-1.

“Glorifying a Four-Letter Word - Love: A Review of Emma, Who Saved My Life, by Wilton Barnhardt.” Dallas Morning News. 24 September, 1989: C-2-3.

“Survival, Faith Are at Novel's Core: A Review of The Scapeweed Goat, by Frank Schaefer.” San Antonio Express-News. 1 October, 1989: H-6.

“Family Saga Portrays Africa in Transition: A Review of Three Hunters, by William Harrison.” San Antonio Express-News. 8 October, 1989: H-5.

“Saigon to 42nd St.: An Asian Boy's Life: A Review of The Deuce, by Robert Olen Butler.” Dallas Morning News. 5 November, 1989: J-7.

“Novelist Vachss Could Use New Shtick: A Review of Hard Candy, by Michael Vachss.” San Antonio Express-News. 19 November, 1989: H-6.

Reviews: “Texas Noon, by Leonard Sanders”; “The Scapeweed Goat, by Frank Schaefer”; “No Name on the Bullet: A Biography of Audie Murphy, by Don Graham”; & “Siringo, by Ben E. Pingenot.”Review of Texas Books. 4.3 (1989): 3, 4-5, 6.

“Lucy M. Lived to Tell It All: A Review of Oldest Living Confederate Widow, by Allan Gurganus.” San Antonio Express-News. 17 December, 1989: 8-J.

“Two Cultures Collide on a Field of Oil: A Review of Buffalo Nickel, by C. W. Smith.” Fort Worth Star Telegram. 24 December, 1989: 6-7.

“An Odyssey of the Mind: A Review of Chronicle of a Small Town, by Jim W. Corder.” Dallas Morning News. 24 December, 1989: J-6-7.