A thrilling book related meme

So, Amanda over on Floor to Ceiling Books is doing a Passion series to kind of familiarize her readers with who she is as a person. I thought this was an interesting idea and since I’m not reviewing a book today I figured I’d kind of do my own take on her idea. I found this…

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Fathom – Cherie Priest

About the Book The ageless water witch Arahab has been scheming for aeons, gathering the means to awaken the great Leviathan. She aims to bring him and the old gods back to their former glory, caring little that their ascendance would also mean an end to the human race. However, awakening the Leviathan is no…

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Leviathan – Scott Westerfeld (TMWTR)

About the Book:  Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men. Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She’s…

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The Broken Kingdoms – N.K. Jemisin

About the Book In the city of Shadow, beneath the World Tree, alleyways shimmer with magic and godlings live hidden among mortalkind. Oree Shoth, a blind artist, takes in a strange homeless man on an impulse. This act of kindness engulfs Oree in a nightmarish conspiracy. Someone, somehow, is murdering godlings, leaving their desecrated bodies…

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Avempartha – Michael J. Sullivan

About the Book When a destitute young woman hires two thieves to help save her remote village from nocturnal attacks, they are drawn into the schemes of the wizard Esrahaddon. While Royce struggles to breech the secrets of an ancient elven tower, Hadrian attempts to rally the villagers to defend themselves against the unseen killer….

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Mistborn – Brandon Sanderson

About the Book For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the “Sliver of Infinity,” reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost that…

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Update

This is going to be short and sweet because I’m WAY medicated at the moment.  The surgery went well. They ended up removing my whole thyroid instead of just one lobe of it. I guess the whole thing was infected with cancer. He also removed some lymph nodes as a precaution to see if they…

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The Half-Made World – Felix Gilman

About the Book:  The world is only half made. What exists has been carved out amidst a war between two rival factions: the Line, paving the world with industry and claiming its residents as slaves; and the Gun, a cult of terror and violence that cripples the population with fear. The only hope at stopping…

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What to expect from me this week

Hello everyone,  There’s a little bit of news that I need to share so you can know what to expect from my blog this week. I guess the last time I fell off the radar I felt really bad for leaving my blog kind of hanging with no word from me. I’m not going to…

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