Category: Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: April Reading List

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Easter. I had a wonderful birthday (no, it’s not an April fools joke, my birthday is April 1st). I have found that I enjoy doing these reading list posts. Without further ado: The Slow Regard for Silent Things By: Patrick Rothfuss This is a short companion novella in

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Paperback Perils: A Darker Shade of Magic

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V. E. Schwab Publication Date: 2015 Publishing House: Macmillian Publishers A Darker Shade of Magic is the first book in the Shades of Magic trilogy. You can breathe a sigh of relief because all three books in the series have been published already. I loved this book the

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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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