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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.… Continue reading Paperback Perils: Circe

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Paperback Perils: Current Reading

I have not finished a new book this week but I am reading a couple and wanted to share. Yes, I am aware how different the two books below are.  Circe By: Madeline Miller I freaking love this book. If I didn’t have to sleep and work I would be done with it by now.… Continue reading Paperback Perils: Current Reading

Texas, Weekend Wanderings

Weekend Wanderings: Resolutions

We are already in May of 2018, how time flies. Here is a question for you: how are you keeping up with your new years resolution? Did it last the month of January? Maybe your resolution is still going strong. I had two new years resolution: Read two books a month Workout three times a… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Resolutions

Fiction & Poetry

Poetry: Scavenger Hunt

Books, wonders of humanity, stories that last centuries. Ideas that persist through, through years and change. Books are now easy to find online but I prefer the search. To find the stories that I crave in quiet corners of a used bookstore. Sitting on the floor, looking up at shelves packed with books. Listening for… Continue reading Poetry: Scavenger Hunt

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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… Continue reading Paperback Perils: The City of Brass

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Paperback Perils: March Reading List

It has been a while since I have posted books on my to read list and I figured that it was time to do another one. There are two books, at the moment, on my March list. The City of Brass By: S.A. Chakraborty This is actually my December Book of the Month book. I’m… Continue reading Paperback Perils: March Reading List

Fiction & Poetry

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… Continue reading Fiction: Wishes in the City

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Paperback Perils: A Princess of Mars

Title: A Princess of Mars Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs Publication Date: 2011 Publishing House: Fall River Press Despite the publication date above this is not a new book, this is just a more recent publication of an old one and the original publication date wasn’t listed. A Princess of Mars is book one of the… Continue reading Paperback Perils: A Princess of Mars

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Paperback Perils: Werewolves of Fantasy Literature

Besides dragons, werewolves are a consistent mythical creature in fantasy literature. They are particularly prominent in the subgenre of Urban Fantasy. I particularly enjoy this subgenre because it contrasts the world of magic to that of technology. Urban Fantasy is not all I’m looking at here but it has a definite presence.   Harry Potter:… Continue reading Paperback Perils: Werewolves of Fantasy Literature