Tag: Book Suggestions

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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Paperback Perils: The Starless Sea

Title: The Starless SeaAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Doubleday Books I had heard about this book from other book bloggers and managed to get a copy from my local library. Synopsis from Goodreads Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels

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Paperback Perils: The Well of Ascension

Title: The Well of AscensionAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Tor Books I listened to this book as an audiobook from my local library. Support your cities library as they are fantastic resources for everyone. Synopsis from Goodreads Vin, the street urchin who has grown into the most powerful Mistborn in the land, and Elend

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Paperback Perils: The Last Wish

Title: The Last WishAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1993, 2008Publishing House: Orbit This book in the Witcher Saga is the prequel to Blood of Elves and is worth the read. Synopsis from Goodreads Geralt the Witcher — revered and hated — holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this collection of

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Paperback Perils: Throne of Jade

Title: Throne of JadeAuthor: Naomi NovikPublication Date: 2006Publishing House: Ballantine Books This is the second book in the Temeraire series and it has been sitting on my shelves for years. I’m glad to have finally read it. Read the review for the first book in the series here. Synopsis from Goodreads When Britain intercepted a

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Paperback Perils: His Majesty’s Dragon

Title: His Majesty’s DragonAuthor: Naomi NovikPublication Date: 2006Publishing House: Ballantine Books I have known about this series since high school when a friend gave me the second book in the series but Throne of Jade has sat on my bookshelf for years, never read. More recently I read Spinning Silver and Uprooted, which are also

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