Jul 30

Doomsday Book – Connie Willis

About the Book  In the year 2054, students research the past by living in it. So when Kivrin Engle, a history student at Oxford, enters Brasenose College’s time machine for transport back to 1320s England, no one anticipates any problems. But her two-week project takes a frightening turn. A mutant virus has been spreading through …

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Jul 29

Free Agent – J.C. Nelson

About the Book When it comes to crafting happily-ever-afters, the Agency is the best in the land of Kingdom. The Fairy Godfather Grimm can solve any problem—from eliminating imps to finding prince charming—as long as you can pay the price… Working for Grimm isn’t Marissa Locks’s dream job. But when your parents trade you to …

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Jul 28

Libriomancer – Jim C. Hines

About the Book Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of the secret organization founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages …

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Jul 25

Books I’m Eyeing

It’s been a while since I’ve had the time or energy to write up one of these posts. Life has been pretty hectic. I went through my cancer treatment two weeks ago. It was HORRIBLE. Absolutely horrible. When I did this before, it took six weeks. This time my doctor wanted me to rush it, …

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Jul 23

Recommended Reading | Post Apocalyptic

This is going to be an irregular feature on my website. The idea is, I get asked for book recommendations a lot. Occasionally I will throw up a post like this with a sub genre, subject, or even a specific book. If you’re looking for something like (insert something here), then try out (insert books …

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Jul 22

The Merchant Emperor – Elizabeth Haydon

About the Book The war that they had feared is now upon them. Ashe and Rhapsody, leaders of the Cymrian Alliance, are gathering their allies to combat the machinations of Talquist, who will soon be crowned emperor of Sorbold. Gwydion Navarne remains by Ashe’s side. Anborn, Lord Marshal, has taken to the field. And Rhapsody …

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Jul 21

The Wurms of Blearmouth – Steven Erikson

About the Book Tyranny comes in many guises, and tyrants will thrive in palaces and one room hovels, in back alleys and playgrounds. Tyrants abound on the verges of civilization, where disorder frays the rule of civil conduct, and all propriety surrenders to brutal imposition. Millions are made to kneel and yet more millions die …

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Jul 17

The Master of Whitestorm – Janny Wurts

About the Book Korendir’s name was the stuff of legend… Man of mystery…deadly mercenary…obsessed adventurer… From a life of misery, chained as a galley slave under the whips of the marauding Mhurgai, Korendir contrived an escape against impossible odds, only to gamble his hard-won freedom against ever more deadly stakes – in a world endangered …

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Jul 15

The Seat of Magic – J. Kathleen Cheney

About the Book Magical beings have been banned from the Golden City for decades, though many live there in secret. Now humans and nonhumans alike are in danger as evil stalks the streets, growing more powerful with every kill…. It’s been two weeks since Oriana Paredes was banished from the Golden City. Police consultant Duilio …

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Jul 14

EXCERPT – The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson (+ U.S. GIVEAWAY)

BLEARMOUTH COVER

All you really have to do is say “Steven Erikson” and I come running. I’m a huge fan. HUGE. FAN. That man, and just about anything that applies to him, always has a spot on my website. I will bend over backwards to make it happen. Why? Because he’s probably my absolute favorite author, and …

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