Posts Tagged: novella

Waiting on Wednesday: Jan 27

Waiting on Wednesday: Jan 27

January 27, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 6

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. “Forest of Memory” by Mary Robinette Kowal Series: None Publication Date: Mar 8 Genre: Fantasy novella Synopsis (from Goodreads): Katya deals in Authenticities and Captures, trading on nostalgia for a past long gone. Her clients are rich and they demand items and experiences with only the finest verifiable provenance. Other people’s lives have value, after all. But when her A.I. suddenly stops whispering in her ear she finds herself cut off from… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday–New to my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday–New to my TBR

January 19, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 8

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about books I’ve recently added to my TBR list. Since I’m often adding books I’ve chosen the ten books I’ve added that I’m most excited about. Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop Netgalley book–comes out March 8. 4th book in this fantasy series and I’ve loved all of them. One of my most anticipated 2016 reads. …………………… Harmony Black by Craig Schaefer The first book in a… Read more »

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January books on my list

January books on my list

January 4, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 4

  Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point… Read more »

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Review: Lock In by John Scalzi

Review: Lock In by John Scalzi

July 9, 2015 2015, A, Audiobook Challenge, Audiobooks, book rating, Cloak & Dagger Mystery Reading Challenge, Goodreads, Reading Challenges, reviews, TBR Pile 1

Lock In by John Scalzi Narrated by Wil Wheaton Series: Lock In #1 Genre: Science Fiction/Mystery Setting: Washington, DC, 15 years in the future Published by Tor Books, 2014 (Audible Studios, 2014) Audiobook, purchased 337 pages 7 hours, 40 minutes Grade: A Narrator grade: A Synopsis: Fifteen years from now, a new virus sweeps the globe. 95% of those afflicted experience nothing worse than fever and headaches. Four percent suffer acute meningitis, creating the largest medical crisis in history. And one percent find themselves “locked in”—fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. One per cent doesn’t seem like a lot. But in the United States, that’s… Read more »

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TBR Review: Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa James

TBR Review: Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa James

July 16, 2014 2014, book rating, C+, COYER Summer Vacation, Reading Challenges, reviews, Short fiction review, TBR Pile 2

Seduced by a Pirate (novella) by Eloisa James Series: Fairy Tales #4.5 Genre: Historical Romance Published by Avon Impulse, 2012 E-book, Purchased 100 pages Grade: C+ Synopsis: Sir Griffin Barry leapt out of the bedchamber window at age seventeen after a very disappointing wedding night, drank a bit too much at the pub and woke to find that he’d joined the crew of a pirate ship! Years later, he has become one of the most feared pirates on the high seas, piloting the Flying Poppy, a ship he named after the wife whom he fondly (if vaguely) remembers. What happens when a pirate decides to come home to his wife… Read more »

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Review: Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews

Review: Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews

October 25, 2013 2013, A-, book rating, reviews 0

Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels series, #5.5; Kate Daniels World, #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Ace, 2012 e-book, purchased 326 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: Some people have everything figured out—Andrea Nash is not one of those people. After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea’s whole existence is in shambles. All she can do is try to put herself back together, something made easier by working for Cutting Edge, a small investigative firm owned by her best friend, Kate Daniels. When several shapeshifters working for Raphael Medrano—the male alpha of the Clan Bouda, as well as Andrea’s former lover—die unexpectedly at… Read more »

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April 2013 Books

April 2013 Books

April 2, 2013 2013, books, Books on my radar 0

April 1 This is free right now for the Kindle (I’m not sure about other sites) Far in the Wilds by Deanna Raybourn Prequel Novella (54 pages) Published by Harlequin Mira Genre: Historical  Synopsis: Kenya, 1918  Ryder White is Canadian by birth but African by choice. He is more at home in the wilds of the savannah, shooting and sleeping his way across the continent, than amongst the hedonistic colonists of Kenyan society.  In a landscape where one false move can cost a man his life, Ryder’s skill as a guide is unparalleled, but only the rich or royal can afford his services. When a European prince hires Ryder to… Read more »

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