This is the fourth book in the Memoir of Lady Trent series.
Genre: historical fantasy
Length: 350 pages
Setting: Akhia, a Middle Eastern equivalent country, soon after the events of Voyage of the Basilisk
Summary: Short version: Off to the desert to study dragon rearing Continue reading
I enjoyed Cline’s first book (Ready Player One) and decided I was in the mood for some science fiction. This fit the bill.
Published: 2015 (just shows you how long books stay on my TBR list before they get read sometimes)
Genre: science fiction
Length: 349 pages
Setting: Beavertown, Oregon, present day
Summary: Short version: All those alien fighting video games were secret training for the real thing Continue reading
This was my book club’s choice for October. I’d heard good things about it recently and was happy for the excuse to read it.
Length: 493 pages
Setting: Brooklyn, 1900s-1920s
Summary: Short version: An unapologetic view of growing up in Brooklyn in the early 1900s. Continue reading
Miss Adventure suggested this book to me. I’d recently realized I haven’t read any of her book suggestions lately, so I took advantage of the recommendation. Besides, I love a book about books.
Genre: middle grade fiction
Length: 289 pages
Setting: Alexandriaville, OH, present day
Summary: Short version: Teamwork is the way to succeed Continue reading
This was one of the School Library Journal’s top 25 chapter books that we haven’t read. I finally got around to it, two years after adding it to my reading list.
Genre: middle grade fantasy
Length: 219 pages
Setting: medieval countries of Sounis, Attolia, and Eddis that felt like Greece
Summary: Short version: Gen really is good enough to steal Hamiathes’s Gift Continue reading
This is the second book in the Quarters series. I enjoyed the first book so much, I thought I’d jump right into the second.
Length: 416 pages
Setting: the Havakeen Empire, a bit after the events of Sing the Four Quarters
Summary: Short version: A body-jumper messes with the wrong assassins Continue reading
I’m not sure how this came to my attention in the first place (it’s been on my TBR list too long). I read it now because it gives me a letter in my Reading the Alphabet Challenge.
Subtitle: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Genre: nonfiction science
Length: 201 pages of text, 229 pages total
Summary: Short version: Read the subtitle Continue reading