Tag: Book Suggestions

Paperback Perils: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Publication Date: 2012 Publishing House: Simon & Schuster This book made me tear up a bit but they were happy tears. The best way I can describe this book is simply  beautiful. Aristotle and Dante is a book about change and

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Paperback Perils: Current Reading

I’m traveling this week and a bit behind on my reading but I wanted to share what I am reading because the book is brilliant and beautiful. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By: Benjamin Alire Saenz Loving this book. It is full of complex ideas written simply. I didn’t know what

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Paperback Perils: A World Worth Seeing

Title: A World Worth Seeing Author: Brian Nelson Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Outskirts Press, Inc. Note on this review: I was sent this book buy a book promoter but I was not asked to do a review in return. The review is of my own volition. A World Worth Seeing is a super short

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Paperback Perils: The Song of Achilles

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Publication Date: 2012 Publishing House: CCCO I read this book in a week and if I didn’t have to go to work I would have finished it much sooner. The Song of Achilles is the tale of the life of Achilles. He is the son of a

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

A good friend of mine was in town recently and unlike normal people we didn’t go get dinner or drinks to sit and catch up on the events of life. No, we wandered around the nearest used bookstore, in this case Half Priced Books. Where despite a vain attempt at first I bough more books.

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

I did not finish a book over the weekend, that is partly because I have spent way to much time exploring the shelves at used bookstores – my favorite kind. This book haul is from Recycled Books in Denton, Texas. A wonderful store that you should get lost in the first chance you get. Earlier

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Paperback Perils: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases

 Title: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: ACE One of my favorite authors is Jim Butcher. He has written the Dresden Files, Codex Alera, and The Cinder Spires; yes, I have read all of them. His most recent book is part of the Dresden Files without being the

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Paperback Perils: Spinning Silver

Title: Spinning Silver Author: Naomi Novik Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Del Rey I absolutely loved this book, couldn’t put it down. I lost sleep reading Spinning Silver. The question is: where to begin. There is a lot going on in this book and it is all wonderful. If you read a synopsis online then

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Paperback Perils: Current Reading

 Thank you everyone that joined my Blog Party over the weekend! If you haven’t visited it yet please feel free. Add the link to your blog and check out all of the other wonderful ones in the comments. I did not finish a book last week but I figured I would tell you what I

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Paperback Perils: Trigger Warning

Title: Trigger Warnings Author: Neil Gaiman Publication Date: 20015 Publishing House: HarperCollins Trigger Warning is different than any other book I have reviewed on this blog so far. It is as the title says, “Short Fictions and Disturbances.” The stories in these pages all have some unsettling aspect. Sometimes the story ends well for someone but

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