Tag: Magic

Paperback Perils: Harry Potter: Origin Discussion

I don’t know about you but I read Harry Potter growing up and made sure to make the midnight release for at least one movie. I’m not the biggest Harry Potter fan out there but the series definitely shaped my future reading and love of books over the years. My boyfriend and I were listening

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Paperback Perils: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases

 Title: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: ACE One of my favorite authors is Jim Butcher. He has written the Dresden Files, Codex Alera, and The Cinder Spires; yes, I have read all of them. His most recent book is part of the Dresden Files without being the

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Paperback Perils: Circe

Title: Circe Author: Madeline Miller Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Bloomsbury Publishing Last week I finished both Circe and The Woman in the Window. I enjoyed them both in their own ways but of the two Circe was my favorite. Of course they are in two separate genres and I can’t really compare the two.

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Paperback Perils: The Gunslinger

Title: The Gunslinger Author: Stephen King Publication Date: 1982 Publishing House: It’s complicated  Okay, I’m embarrassingly behind on my reading. My boyfriend and I are moving, yay! And that has been keeping me busy. However, I have plenty of time for audio books as I pack and drive. The most recent audio book that I

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Paperback Perils: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Title: The Slow Regard of Silent Things Author: Patrick Rothfuss Publication Date: 2014 Publishing House: Daw Books, INC. I loved this novella. However, it is not one that could be easily understood without having first read The Kingkiller Chronicle. Auri is the sole human character of this book and we are given a chance to

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Paperback Perils: April Reading List

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Easter. I had a wonderful birthday (no, it’s not an April fools joke, my birthday is April 1st). I have found that I enjoy doing these reading list posts. Without further ado: The Slow Regard for Silent Things By: Patrick Rothfuss This is a short companion novella in

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Paperback Perils: A Darker Shade of Magic

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V. E. Schwab Publication Date: 2015 Publishing House: Macmillian Publishers A Darker Shade of Magic is the first book in the Shades of Magic trilogy. You can breathe a sigh of relief because all three books in the series have been published already. I loved this book the

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Paperback Perils: The City of Brass

Title: The City of Brass Author: S.A. Chakraborty Publication Date: 2017 Publishing House: HarperCollins Publishers Add this book to your to read list. Chakraborty does an excellent job of creating an enthralling world and complex characters. I read this book in about three days, could not put it down. I will warn you though, this

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Flash Fiction: Faerie Stories

I don’t have much experience writing flash fiction but I was inspired by fellow blogger, KaylaAnn, to try my hand at writing some. I hope that you enjoy the story. ************ Cities weren’t meant to contain these horrors. Beneath the building is the foundation of civilization and in the tall towers technology reigns supreme. Monsters

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Fiction: Wishes in the City

I wrote this for a writing contest. Unfortunately, I didn’t win but it is still a fun read. It is a bit long but I’ll love feed back if you are willing. ************ My ancestors met when cultures clashed, European Faeries and Arabian Djinn. Here I am, a mongrel mix of magics with a splash

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