Tag: Book Review

Paperback Perils: Captain’s Fury

Title: Captain’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Ace Books Captain’s Fury is book four of the Codex Alera series. I also listened to this book on digital audiobook from my local library. Don’t get me wrong I love owning my own books but it does save a good bit of money to get them

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Paperback Perils: Cursor’s Fury

Title: Cursor’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: Publishing House: Ace Books Book three in the Codex Alera starts two years after the events of Academ’s Fury. Tavi is now finished at the academy and awaiting his time to start in the legions – a required service. While serving in an what is supposed to be an

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Paperback Perils: Red Queen

Title: Red QueenAuthor: Victoria AveyardPublication Date: 2015Publishing House: HarperTeen My youngest sister and I read similar things and she has been after me to read Red Queen for a while now. Her copy has been sitting on shelf for a while now. Well I finally took it off the shelf and its a pretty good

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Paperback Perils: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Title: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayAuthor: Michael ChabonPublication Date: 2000Publishing House: Picador Keltin has been after me to read this book for a while and now I know why. There are a lot of good books out there and this one is well… amazing. The story follows Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay from

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Paperback Perils: Academ’s Fury

Title: Academ’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2005Publishing House: Ace Books I am listening to the whole of the Codex Alera series on audiobook through my local library. It is wonderful because it doesn’t cost me anything but the library only has one digital audiobook copy and there is often a wait. So no promises on

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Paperback Perils: Furies of Calderon

Title: Furies of CalderonAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2004Publishing House: Ace Books As you can possibly tell from this post, I enjoy reading books by Jim Butcher. Besides the Dresden Files he has written The Codex Alera and started another sort of steampunkish with ships series but we will discuss that one in another post.  The

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Paperback Perils: The Far Field

Title: The Far FieldAuthor: Madhuri VijayPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Grove Press The Far Field is my December 2018 book from Book of the Month. I know, I’m a bit behind on my reading. This book took me a while to get through, that’s not because it is a bad book though, its actually a very well written book but

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January Book Haul

I believe that I have discussed the it before on this blog but I love Recycled Books in Denton, Texas. Three stories and a maze of shelves. Perfect for the reader that likes to get lost among the books. Once a year Recycled has their pre-inventory sales. Everything is 20% off; I don’t normally make

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Paperback Perils: This Savage Song

Title: This Savage SongAuthor: Victoria SchwabPublication Date: 2016Publishing House: Greenwillow Books I first heard of the author V.E. Schwab as I was wondering through Barns and Noble one day and came across her book A Darker Shade of Magic. I have since read all three books in the Shades of Magic trilogy and loved them. Schwab writes some interesting characters. Nothing in her

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Paperback Perils: The Boneless Mercies

Title: The Boneless MerciesAuthor: April Genevieve TucholkePublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Farrar Straus Giroux This book was described to me as a gender-flipped version of Beowulf. I happen to love that epic. That description of this book though is not sufficient because this story is so much more. If you do go into this story looking for Beowulf

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