This is the third book in the Trials of Apollo series. I’m committed to finishing the series.
Genre: middle grade urban fantasy
Length: 419 pages of story, 431 pages with glossary
Setting: mostly Southern California, present day
Summary: Short version: Meg, Apollo, and Grover have to rescue an Oracle from the Labyrinth Continue reading
This is the ninth Discworld book and the fourth Rincewind book. I read it on vacation since I have them all on my Kindle.
Genre: humorous fantasy
Length: 217 pages
Setting: various parts of Discworld and Hell
Summary: Short version: Watch what you wish for Continue reading
It’s the seventh book in the Outlander series that I’m trying to finish this year. There’s only one left so I think I can do it. They’re all starting to blur together so I’m going to wait a bit so I’ll appreciate that book more.
Genre: historical fiction with time travel
Length: 1149 pages
Setting: 1778 America and Lallybroch, 1988 Lallybroch
Summary: Short version: The fighting starts to heat up and the Frasers are involved Continue reading
This is the fifth book in the Aubrey and Maturin series. I picked it up mainly to get the O author.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 325 pages
Setting: the Napoleonic Wars, mostly on the HMS Leopard in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans
Summary: Short version: Jack is off to Australia, with adventures along the way Continue reading
This is the seventh Discworld book and another one I read on vacation.
Length: 341 pages
Setting: the country of Djel within Discworld
Summary: Short version: While the Pharaoh may think he rules, it’s really the High Priest who does Continue reading
This is the sixth book in the Discworld series. I was on vacation and it’s an easy choice. There’s so many books in the series and they’re all on my Kindle.
Length: 265 pages
Setting: Ramtop Mountains within Discworld, whenever
Summary: Short version: The witches in Ramtop get involved in politics Continue reading
This is the fifth and final book in The Belgariad. I’m excited to finally finish the series, not only for my reading challenge but because I borrowed the series from a friend over a year ago. I’ll be able to return the books and remove the guilt of having taken so long to finish the series.
Genre: sword and sorcery fantasy
Length: 372 pages
Setting: Gar of Nadrak, Mishrak ac Thull, Mallorea, and the Isle of the Winds, soon after the events of Castle of Wizardry
Summary: Short version: Belgarion finally meets Torak and vanquishes him Continue reading