Tag: Bookshelf

Autumn To Read List

My to read list is ever growing but here are some that I’m really excited to get my hands on when I have time. Author: Natalie Haynes Synopsis (Goodreads): This is the women’s war, just as much as it is the men’s. They have waited long enough for their turn . . . This was

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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 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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