Tag: Book Suggestions

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 Swallows

Title: The Tower of SwallowsAuthor: 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 read

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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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Paperback Perils: The Bands of Mourning

Title: The Bands of MourningAuthor:  Brandon SandersonPublication Date: 2016Publishing House: Tor This is the sixth book in the Mistborn series. The first three books follow Vin and Eland, while the later books follow Wax and Wayne. There will eventually be at least one more book in the series but it has not been published. Synopsis

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Paperback Perils: The Rules of Magic

Title: The Rules of MagicAuthor: Alice Hoffman Publication Date: 2017Publishing House: Simon & Schuster This is apparently the second book in the Practical Magic series but it reads well as a stand alone novel. I originally heard about this book through Book of the Month, but I didn’t select it because there were others to be

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Paperback Perils: Baptism of Fire

Title: Baptism of FireAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1996, 2014Publishing House: Orbit The order of The Witcher Saga can be super confusing. Baptism of Fire is the third book in the original series after Blood of Elves and Time of Contempt. This was listened as an audiobook from the library. Support your local

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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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