Tag: New Books

Paperback Perils: The Boneless Mercies

Title: The Boneless MerciesAuthor: April Genevieve TucholkePublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Farrar Straus Giroux This book was described to me as a gender-flipped version of Beowulf. I happen to love that epic. That description of this book though is not sufficient because this story is so much more. If you do go into this story looking for Beowulf

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Paperback Perils: Favorite Books

Good morning! With Thanksgiving getting closer I have not had time to finish my book this week. So I thought that I wold talk about some of my favorite books.  Here are my rules:  If the book is part of a series I can only pick one I’m not going to put these in a

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Paperback Perils: Nope Book Tag

I’m a bit behind on reading Tempests and Slaughter this week so I thought it with be the perfect time to respond to a book tag. I don’t do these too often and I’m excited to do this one. I was tagged by BookWormMuse, thank you! 1. NOPE Ending: A book ending that made you go

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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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Paperback Perils: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Publication Date: 2012 Publishing House: Simon & Schuster This book made me tear up a bit but they were happy tears. The best way I can describe this book is simply  beautiful. Aristotle and Dante is a book about change and

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Paperback Perils: Current Reading

I’m traveling this week and a bit behind on my reading but I wanted to share what I am reading because the book is brilliant and beautiful. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By: Benjamin Alire Saenz Loving this book. It is full of complex ideas written simply. I didn’t know what

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Paperback Perils: A World Worth Seeing

Title: A World Worth Seeing Author: Brian Nelson Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Outskirts Press, Inc. Note on this review: I was sent this book buy a book promoter but I was not asked to do a review in return. The review is of my own volition. A World Worth Seeing is a super short

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Paperback Perils: The Song of Achilles

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Publication Date: 2012 Publishing House: CCCO I read this book in a week and if I didn’t have to go to work I would have finished it much sooner. The Song of Achilles is the tale of the life of Achilles. He is the son of a

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

A good friend of mine was in town recently and unlike normal people we didn’t go get dinner or drinks to sit and catch up on the events of life. No, we wandered around the nearest used bookstore, in this case Half Priced Books. Where despite a vain attempt at first I bough more books.

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

I did not finish a book over the weekend, that is partly because I have spent way to much time exploring the shelves at used bookstores – my favorite kind. This book haul is from Recycled Books in Denton, Texas. A wonderful store that you should get lost in the first chance you get. Earlier

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