A saw a brief review raving about this book recently. Kingfisher is the pen name for Ursula Vernon’s adult books. I enjoy her writing style (I’ve reviewed Harriet the Invincible) and was able to get a copy for my Kindle before I left for the Bahamas.
Length: 230 pages
Setting: mostly on the way to Anuket City in a medieval technology fantasy world
Summary: Short version: Slate puts together a team to go to Anuket City through enemy lines Continue reading
I saw this book on a Modern Mrs. Darcy post and immediately put it on my TBR list. It’s a book about books, what’s not to love? I was in the mood for some nonfiction and decided to pick it up in the new year.
Subtitle: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks: A Librarian’s Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in Her Life
Genre: nonfiction literature
Length: 243 pages
Summary: Short version: check out the subtitle 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 eighth Discworld book. I’m on vacation, so it was time to read another Discworld book and work my way a little deeper into the series.
Length: 376 pages
Setting: Ankh-Morpork on Discworld
Summary: Short version: The Night’s Watch isn’t as useless as people think Continue reading
This was a random book I picked up at the library’s used book sale solely because I recognized the author’s name.
Length: 291 pages
Summary: Short version: A plot to kidnap the Pope and collect ransom fails Continue reading
Mr. Curiosity wanted me to read some science fiction for a read aloud. My husband suggested this book, which is a classic and right in wheelhouse for the perfect length for a read aloud. Perfect choice!
Genre: science fiction/humor
Length: 215 pages
Setting: various locations within the Galaxy, present to the time of writing
Summary: Short version: An unplanned trip off Earth leads to surprises Continue reading