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
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
It’s Gretchen Rubin’s new book. I’ve read all her books and her blog. I knew this book was published last year, but just finally get around to reading it.
Subtitle: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too)
Length: 244 pages of text, 257 pages total
Summary: Short version: Understanding this personality trait will help you get things done
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