Category: Paperback Perils

Weekend Wanderings: St. Patrick’s Day and Recycled Books

St. Patrick’s Day was not wild and crazy for my boyfriend and me but there was good beer. We headed to Denton and enjoyed a beer on the square. The is a new brewing company in the area called Rabbit Hole Brewing and we taste tested the Rapture Fusion Brown Ale. The beer is definitely

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Paperback Perils: The City of Brass

Title: The City of Brass Author: S.A. Chakraborty Publication Date: 2017 Publishing House: HarperCollins Publishers Add this book to your to read list. Chakraborty does an excellent job of creating an enthralling world and complex characters. I read this book in about three days, could not put it down. I will warn you though, this

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Paperback Perils: The Wise Man’s Fear

Title: The Wise Man’s Fear Author: Patrick Rothfuss Publication Date: 2011 Publishing House: Daw Books, INC. It has been a while since I posted about this series but I have finished book two of the Kingkiller Chronicle. And now I wait impatiently for Rothfuss to release the final book in the series. The fact that

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Paperback Perils: A Princess of Mars

Title: A Princess of Mars Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs Publication Date: 2011 Publishing House: Fall River Press Despite the publication date above this is not a new book, this is just a more recent publication of an old one and the original publication date wasn’t listed. A Princess of Mars is book one of the

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Paperback Perils: Werewolves of Fantasy Literature

Besides dragons, werewolves are a consistent mythical creature in fantasy literature. They are particularly prominent in the subgenre of Urban Fantasy. I particularly enjoy this subgenre because it contrasts the world of magic to that of technology. Urban Fantasy is not all I’m looking at here but it has a definite presence.   Harry Potter:

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Paperback Perils: Dragons of Fantasy Literature

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.” – Streams of Silver, R. A. Salvatore As you can probably tell from my past Paperback Perils

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Paperback Perils: The Dresden Files

Title: The Dresden Files Author: Jim Butcher Publication Date: Various Publishing House: ROC I’m still behind in my reading of new books due to Christmas prep and holiday parties so I am going to tell you about one of my favorite book series Dresden Files by Jim Butcher. Dresden Files are urban fantasy and a

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Paperback Perils: Crooked Kingdom

Title: Crooked Kingdom Author: Leigh Bardugo Publication Date: 2016 Publishing House: Henry Holt and Company I loved Crooked Kingdom and could not wait to read it after finishing Six of Crows. In part it is a continuation of the same story but it is so much more also. In Six of Crows Kaz is leading a team on a mission.

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