Category: Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: Current Reading

I’m traveling this week and a bit behind on my reading but I wanted to share what I am reading because the book is brilliant and beautiful. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By: Benjamin Alire Saenz Loving this book. It is full of complex ideas written simply. I didn’t know what

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Paperback Perils: A World Worth Seeing

Title: A World Worth Seeing Author: Brian Nelson Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Outskirts Press, Inc. Note on this review: I was sent this book buy a book promoter but I was not asked to do a review in return. The review is of my own volition. A World Worth Seeing is a super short

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Paperback Perils: The Song of Achilles

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Publication Date: 2012 Publishing House: CCCO I read this book in a week and if I didn’t have to go to work I would have finished it much sooner. The Song of Achilles is the tale of the life of Achilles. He is the son of a

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Paperback Perils: Friday Night Lights

Title: Friday Night Lights Author: H.G. Bissinger Publication Date: 1988 Publishing House: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. Keltin and I decided to try something different in the books we read recently. He read one I suggested and I read one he suggested. He loved Good Omens and liked to send me random quotes from it that

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

A good friend of mine was in town recently and unlike normal people we didn’t go get dinner or drinks to sit and catch up on the events of life. No, we wandered around the nearest used bookstore, in this case Half Priced Books. Where despite a vain attempt at first I bough more books.

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Paperback Perils: Current Reading

I have not finished a book this week. In my defense I have been out of town with little time to read. Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting all my Labor Day adventures from Dodge City to Capulin Volcano and other chaos in between. Anyway, here is what I have been

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

I did not finish a book over the weekend, that is partly because I have spent way to much time exploring the shelves at used bookstores – my favorite kind. This book haul is from Recycled Books in Denton, Texas. A wonderful store that you should get lost in the first chance you get. Earlier

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Paperback Perils: Harry Potter: Origin Discussion

I don’t know about you but I read Harry Potter growing up and made sure to make the midnight release for at least one movie. I’m not the biggest Harry Potter fan out there but the series definitely shaped my future reading and love of books over the years. My boyfriend and I were listening

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Paperback Perils: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases

 Title: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: ACE One of my favorite authors is Jim Butcher. He has written the Dresden Files, Codex Alera, and The Cinder Spires; yes, I have read all of them. His most recent book is part of the Dresden Files without being the

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Paperback Perils: Spinning Silver

Title: Spinning Silver Author: Naomi Novik Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Del Rey I absolutely loved this book, couldn’t put it down. I lost sleep reading Spinning Silver. The question is: where to begin. There is a lot going on in this book and it is all wonderful. If you read a synopsis online then

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