Tag: Fantasy

Paperback Perils: The Lady of the Lake

Title: The Lady of the LakeAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1999, 2017Publishing House: Orbit The Lady of the Lake is the final book in The Witcher Saga. I listen to this book as an audiobook from my local library. Synopsis from Goodreads: After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while

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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: Highfire

Title: HighfireAuthor:  Eoin ColferPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Harper Perennial After watching the disaster that is the Artemis Fowl movie I reread the first four books to remind myself that the series is actually pretty great and in doing so came across Eoin Colfer’s adult novel Highfire. Goodread’s Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author

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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: 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: 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 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 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: 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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