Category: Paperback Perils

Book Review: A History of Wild Places

Title: A History of Wild PlacesAuthor: Shea Ernshaw Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Atria Books I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. It was suggested because it has a similar feel to Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance. I agree to a point; this

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Book Review: Ariadne

Title: AriadneAuthor: Jennifer SaintPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Flatiron Books I love me some Greek Mythology rewritten from the point of view of the women. I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. Goodreads Synopsis: Ariadne, Princess of Crete, grows up greeting

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Book Review: The Princess Diarist

Title: The Princess DiaristAuthor: Carrie FisherPublication Date: 2016Publishing House: Blue Rider Press I read this book after having read a review of it on another blog. I will link their blog once I find the post. I enjoyed this memoir as an audio book from the library. It is narrated in part by Carrie Fisher

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Book Review: Those Were the Days: Memories of an Aspen Hippie Chick

Title: Those Were the Days: Memories of an Aspen Hippie ChickAuthor: Jill Sheeley Publication Date: 2019Publishing House: Courtney Press While in Aspen, Keltin and I stumbled across a wonderful local bookstore, Explorer Booksellers, and I immediately went to their small regional literature section. I quickly fell in love with this memoir and read the first chapter

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Author Interview with Jill Sheeley

While in Aspen I found a wonderful book titled Those Were the Days: Memories of an Aspen Hippie Chick. On a whim I reached out to the author, Jill Sheeley, and she was more than happy to do an author interview. I absolutely loved doing this interview, Jill was a delight to talk to. Her

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Book Review: Project Hail Mary

Title: Project Hail MaryAuthor: Andy WeirPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Ballantine Books I absolutely love The Martian and Artemis was a fun read but not something I would reread. Because of my feeling on Artemis I was a bit nervous picking up Project Hail Mary. This copy I got from the library, support your local library.

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Book Review: The Silmarillion

Title: The SilmarillionAuthor: J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (Editor)Publication Date: 1977, 1985Publishing House: Del Rey Books This is not so much a review of The Silmarillion as reaction. I have tried to read this book several times over the years, a couple of times when I was younger and once at the start of 2020. Here at the

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Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Title: An Absolutely Remarkable ThingAuthor: Hank GreenPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Dutton This book did not make me cry, so go Hank Green. If you read about my fall book haul you may remember that John Green books tend to make me cry, so I don’t read them often. Thanks again to my wonderful husband for adding

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Book Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter

Title: Firekeeper’s DaughterAuthor: Angeline BoulleyPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Henry, Holt and Co. Firekeeper’s Daughter is another book in my journey of doing my best to learn about other cultures by diving into texts written by people that are part of those cultures. I found this book through Book of the Month. This book is actually a

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