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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: Peace Talks

Title: Peace TalksAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Ace Books I will forewarn readers, Peace Talks is book 16 in the Dresden Files series. Book 15 Skin Game was published in 2014. I have been waiting 6 years for this book. Seriously, I have felt like Sirius Black from Harry Potter at times, “I’ve done

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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: 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: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Title: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeAuthor: Mark HaddonPublication Date: 2003Publishing House: Doubleday I picked this book up a couple of years ago at a Half-Price Books sale and then it sat on my to read shelf. I’m glad that I decided to read it. Synopsis from Goodreads Christopher John Francis Boone

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Paperback Perils: The Hob’s Bargain

Title: The Hob’s BargainAuthor: Patricia BriggsPublication Date: 2001Publishing House: Ace Books A friend of mine introduced me to Patricia Briggs books in the form of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series. I picked this book up at my favorite used book store, Recycled Books, this January along with a few others. From Goodreads Hated and

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Paperback Perils: Almost Just Friends

Title: Almost Just FriendsAuthor: Jill ShalvisPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: HarperCollins Yes, I read a contemporary romance novel. I love fantasy but it can be really dark and I wanted an easy read that wasn’t as dark. I actually won Almost Just Friends in a book giveaway from Traveling with T. Make sure to check out

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Paperback Perils: The Time of Contempt

Title: The Time of ContemptAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1995, 2013Publishing House: Orbit I listened to this book as an audiobook through the the library. If you can, support your local library. The Time of Contempt is the second book in The Witcher series after Blood of Elves. From Goodreads: Geralt is a

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