Posts Tagged: steampunk

Books I’d buy if I had a gift card

Books I’d buy if I had a gift card

August 2, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 3

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. The topic this week: Books I’d buy if I had a gift card (I think I should hint about this to my family!) The Last Death of Jack Harbin by Terry Shames Genre: Mystery Series: Samuel Craddock Mystery #2 I just read the first book in this series and loved it. Would love to buy the second book and start reading. Winterwood by Jacey Bedford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Pirates Series: Rowankind… Read more »

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August books on my list. . . .

August books on my list. . . .

August 1, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 2

These are the August books on my list. I keep a list of all the books that I might want to read and then each month take the books for that month to post on my blog. 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 and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. 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!… Read more »

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The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

July 15, 2016 2016, B, book rating, Goodreads, NetGalley, Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge, New Author Challenge, New Release Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews, Science Fiction/Fantasy Bingo Reading Challenge 6

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Series: The Invisible Library #1 Genre: Fantasy Setting: Inside the Library and in alternate worlds Published by Roc Format: e-Arc (Release Date: June 14) –I received a review copy of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated here are entirely my own. 352 pages Grade: B Synopsis: One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction… Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her enigmatic assistant Kai have been sent to an… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: April 13

Waiting on Wednesday: April 13

April 13, 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 in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine Series: Unknown Publication Date: July 12 Genre: Science Fiction, Alternate History, Steampunk Synopsis (from Goodreads): Ever since Newton witnessed a bubble rising from his bathtub, mankind has sought the stars. When William III of England commissioned Capt. William Kidd to command the first expedition to Mars in the late 1600s, they proved that space travel was both possible and profitable. Now, one century later, a plantation… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 24

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 24

February 24, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 4

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. The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Series: The Invisible Library #1 Publication Date: June 14 Genre: Fantasy / Steampunk? / Science Fiction? Synopsis (from Goodreads): Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author.   One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction… Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that… Read more »

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The rest of the short reviews from 2015

February 12, 2016 2015, A-, Audiobook Challenge, Audiobooks, B, B+, book rating, C+, Goodreads, New Author Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews, TBR Pile 2

I’ve finally finished all my reviews for 2015 with these last six shorts. Three of these are short stories, one is a book of short stories and the other two are novels. I have two science fiction, three fantasies and one contemporary fiction. These are very short snippets of reviews…lol. At least I have a post about them which makes me happy! “Earth and Fire” & Earth 2788 by Janet Edwards “Earth and Fire” is a prequel novella. It’s a story about Jarra when she learns to fly a plane (takes place before the trilogy Ms. Edwards wrote). I enjoyed the glimpse into Jarra’s life before the books began. Grade:… 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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December books on my list

December books on my list

December 3, 2015 2015, books on my list . . . 8

Each month I write about books due to publish that month which I think might be good. Sometimes favorite authors, sometimes new authors. I don’t buy all the books since I already have way too many books to read. I try 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 me toward books I missed. I did miss a couple of… Read more »

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November books on my list

November books on my list

November 5, 2015 2015, books on my list . . . 8

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 me… Read more »

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The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

September 29, 2015 2015, B+, book rating, Goodreads, NetGalley, Reading Challenges, reviews 2

The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher Series: The Cinder Spires #1 Genre: Fantasy (steampunk) Published by Roc, Sep 29, 2015 Format: e-Arc (Release Date: September 29, 2015) –I received a review copy of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated here are entirely my own. 640 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace. Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship, Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion,… Read more »

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