Tag: Book Review

Book Review: Dragon Blood

Title: Dragon BloodAuthor: Patricia BriggsPublication Date: 2003Publishing House: Berkley Publishing Group Sometimes between heavy books you need something a bit lighter and easier to read. After finishing learning about the life of George Washington I decided my brain needed a break. This is a book that has sat on my to-read shelf for a couple

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Book Review: Washington – A Life

Title: Washington: A LifeAuthor: Ron ChernowPublication Date: 2010Publishing House: Penguin Press I wanted to read this biography after reading Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton. This has started me down a journey of wanting to learn more about the founding fathers. I’ve added books on Abigail and John Adams, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison to my

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Book Review: Axiom’s End

Title: Axiom’s EndAuthor: Lindsay EllisPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: St. Martin’s Press This is a book I had actually forgotten about. Keltin first read it when it came out in July of 2020 and I wanted to read it but there was a lot going on and other books to read. Recently as I was searching

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Paperback Perils: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Title: Gods of Jade and ShadowAuthor: Silvia Moreno-GarciaPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Del Rey Over the past couple of years I have done my best to read books located in and written by people of different cultures. This is a way to expand what I read and expand my knowledge of the cultures and the regional

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Paperback Perils: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Title: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I actually finished this book before New Years but with the holidays and traveling I didn’t have time to post it last week. I hope you enjoy this review as much as I enjoyed this book! Synopsis from Goodreads France, 1714:

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Paperback Perils: The Lady of the Lake

Title: The Lady of the LakeAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1999, 2017Publishing House: Orbit The Lady of the Lake is the final book in The Witcher Saga. I listen to this book as an audiobook from my local library. Synopsis from Goodreads: After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while

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To Reread or Not to Reread

To be up front about it I love to reread to books or relisten if I can find them as an audio book. I know there are many readers out there that don’t reread books and there is nothing wrong with that. There are so many books and there is so little time. I will

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Paperback Perils: The Tower of the Swallow

Title: The Tower of the SwallowAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1997, 2016Publishing House: Orbit The Tower of Swallows is the fourth book in The Witcher Saga. There are a couple of prequal novels, such as The Last Wish, that follow Geralt and some of the other main characters in the main series. I

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Paperback Perils: The Light Between Oceans

Title: The Light Between OceansAuthor: M.L. StedmanPublication Date: 2012Publishing House: Scribner I picked this book up on a random stroll through Recycled Books, I will admit that it was the cover that caught my attention. Synopsis from Goodreads: Australia, 1926. After four harrowing years fighting on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns home to take a

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Paperback Perils: Alexander Hamilton

Title: Alexander HamiltonAuthor: Ron ChernowPublication Date: 2004Publishing House: Penguin Books Lin-Manuel Miranda read this biography of Alexander Hamilton and it later inspired his musical, Hamilton. That play later inspired Miranda to write Hamilton: The Revolution. Synopsis From Goodreads Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized,

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