Category: Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: The Bands of Mourning

Title: The Bands of MourningAuthor:  Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2016Publishing House: Tor This is the sixth book in the Mistborn series. The first three books follow Vin and Eland, while the later books follow Wax and Wayne. There will eventually be at least one more book in the series but it has not been published. Synopsis

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Paperback Perils: The Rules of Magic

Title: The Rules of MagicAuthor: Alice Hoffman Publication Date: 2017Publishing House: Simon & Schuster This is apparently the second book in the Practical Magic series but it reads well as a stand alone novel. I originally heard about this book through Book of the Month, but I didn’t select it because there were others to be

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Paperback Perils: Baptism of Fire

Title: Baptism of FireAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1996, 2014Publishing House: Orbit The order of The Witcher Saga can be super confusing. Baptism of Fire is the third book in the original series after Blood of Elves and Time of Contempt. This was listened as an audiobook from the library. Support your local

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Paperback Perils: Peace Talks

Title: Peace TalksAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Ace Books I will forewarn readers, Peace Talks is book 16 in the Dresden Files series. Book 15 Skin Game was published in 2014. I have been waiting 6 years for this book. Seriously, I have felt like Sirius Black from Harry Potter at times, “I’ve done

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Paperback Perils: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Title: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn HardcastleAuthor: Stuart TurtonPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Sourcebooks Landmark If 2020 has done nothing else it has given me the chance to take a lot of books from the want to read list and move them to the read list. The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle has been on the

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Paperback Perils: Shadows of Self

Title: Shadows of SelfAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2015Publishing House: Tor Books This is the second book in the second part of the Mistborn series one year after the events of The Alloy of Law. Synopsis from Goodreads. Shadows of Self shows Mistborn’s society evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption,

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Paperback Perils: The Alloy of Law

Title: The Alloy of LawAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2011Publishing House: Tor Books I have really been enjoying the Mistborn. The later part of the series is quite different from the first. Synopsis from Goodreads Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to

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Paperback Perils: Ninth House

Title: Ninth HouseAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Flatiron Books I’ve wanted to read this book for a while. I loved Bardugo’s Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Synopsis from Goodreads Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped

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Paperback Perils: Smoke and Mirrors

Title: Smoke and MirrorsAuthor: Neil GaimanPublication Date: 1998Publishing House: Avon Books I picked up Smoke and Mirrors at a used book store back in August of 2018 and I actually read a good bit of it in September of that year but stopped before finishing all the stories. Since I have more time on my

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