Tag: Magic

Book Review: Dragon Blood

Title: Dragon BloodAuthor: Patricia BriggsPublication Date: 2003Publishing House: Berkley Publishing Group Sometimes between heavy books you need something a bit lighter and easier to read. After finishing learning about the life of George Washington I decided my brain needed a break. This is a book that has sat on my to-read shelf for a couple

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Paperback Perils: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Title: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I actually finished this book before New Years but with the holidays and traveling I didn’t have time to post it last week. I hope you enjoy this review as much as I enjoyed this book! Synopsis from Goodreads France, 1714:

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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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Paperback Perils: The Bear and the Nightingale

Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine ArdenPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: Del Rey I found out about the Winternight Trilogy after reading about Bookworm Muse’s reviews on the last two books. And I managed to find a copy of the first book in the series at Half Price Books. This book didn’t sit on

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Paperback Perils: First Lord’s Fury

Title: First Lord’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2009Publishing House: Ace Books I finally finished the series! Sorry for the delay in posting this review. I joined the local library and I had to wait for my turn to listen to this audiobook. I don’t often actually go to the public library but I love using

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Paperback Perils: An Unkindness of Magicians

Title: An Unkindness of MagiciansAuthor: Kat HowardPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: SAGA PRESS Keltin gifted me this book for Christmas this last year and a long holiday weekend was the perfect time to finish it. This is a book of magic and revenge. The Unseen World is made up of magician. Powerful Houses that rule from

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Paperback Perils: The Kingdom of Copper

Title: The Kingdom of CopperAuthor: S.A. ChakrabortyPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: HarperCollins The Kingdom of Copper is the second book in The Daevabad Trilogy after The City of Brass. I first read The City of Brass last year as part of the Book of the Month club and I loved it. I’m pretty sure I devoured

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Paperback Perils: Captain’s Fury

Title: Captain’s FuryAuthor: Jim ButcherPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Ace Books Captain’s Fury is book four of the Codex Alera series. I also listened to this book on digital audiobook from my local library. Don’t get me wrong I love owning my own books but it does save a good bit of money to get them

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Paperback Perils: Red Queen

Title: Red QueenAuthor: Victoria AveyardPublication Date: 2015Publishing House: HarperTeen My youngest sister and I read similar things and she has been after me to read Red Queen for a while now. Her copy has been sitting on shelf for a while now. Well I finally took it off the shelf and its a pretty good

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Paperback Perils: Uprooted

Title: Uprooted Author: Naomi Novik Publication Date: 2015 Publishing House: Del Rey Recently for my Book of the Month I selected Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik and I loved it. I had to read more of her work and the one that I heard the most about was Uprooted.  Quick synopsis: Agnieszka loves her quiet home despite the

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