I read a total of 87 books in 2018. Here is a list of all of them kind of sorted by genre. The number before them correlates to the order in which I read them. To learn more about any particular book click on the name and it will take you to my post about it.
So I just spent lots of time making pretty graphs to show you this information in a prettier way and WordPress won’t let me add them. GRRR!!! This is why I don’t love wordpress. So much for anything interesting. Here’s the list without visuals. Continue reading “Books I Read in 2018 (By Genre ish)”
Witchmark by C.L. Polk
Psych! I actually read another book in 2018. I finished this book New Year’s Eve. This is an adult fantasy novel set in a world kinda like Edwardian England except that there are witches and mages. We follow Miles Singer, a mage turned soldier turned doctor who hides his magic in order to escape being bonded (essentially enslaved). However, the soldiers returning from the war seem to have something in them that turns them into murderers and only he can see it. Continue reading “(87) Witchmark // Bookish Blurb”
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
This is a middle grade story telling the tale of Spurge, an elvish historian, who is sent to the goblin kingdom to deliver a gift and spy on their magical power. It is also the story of Werfel, a Goblin historian, who hosts this elf and tries to show him the best society has to offer. And of course it is the story of the elfish spy network who are trying to destroy the Goblins once and for all. Continue reading “(86) The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge // Bookish Blurb”
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
This is a teen fantasy novel where the magical people have all lost their magic and the nonmagical people oppress them. However magic can come back if only Zeile and her friends are able to collect magical items and do this magical ceremony on a magical island. Continue reading “(83) Children of Blood and Bone // Bookish Blurb”
Damsel by Elana K Arnold
This is a Teen retelling of this typical prince rescues damsel from a castle guarded by a dragon story and *spoiler* I hated it. Continue reading “(82) Damsel // Bookish Blurb”
Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
This is the fifth book in the Temeraire series. I thought this was the last one but I was most wrong.
In this book Laurence and Temeraire face the consequences of their actions and fight the French and Napoleon. Continue reading “(79) Victory of Eagles //Bookish Blurb”
Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik
This is book four in the Temeraire series.
In this book they are back in England but there all the dragons have caught a terrible disease and Temeraire is sent to Africa to try to find a cure. Continue reading “(77) Empire of Ivory // Bookish Blurb”
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
This is a fantastical ya book set in a world where there are three classes of people: Moon (fully deamon), Steel (part deamon part human), and Paper (fully human). The land is ruled by the deamon king and every year he takes eight girls to be his paper girls for the year. In this book we follow Lei who is abducted from her home seven years after her mother was taken from her and forced to become a paper girl for the king. Continue reading “(73) Girls of Paper and Fire // Bookish Blurb”
Black Powder War by Naomi Novik
This is book three in the Temeraire series. Unfortunately I am scheduling these posts so far in advance that I can’t link you to the previous books but I’m sure you can find them if you try.
In this book we follow Temeraire and his crew as they travel from China back to England. However they are caught up on a different mission that delays them and then Nepoleon is there to stop them at every turn. Also the trip to China has made a new enemy for them. One whom they truely should fear. Continue reading “(72)Black Powder War // Bookish Blurb”
Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan
This is book Five in the Lady Trent series and unfortunately the last book. If you’ve been reading this blog you know that I LOVE this series and this book was no exception. Continue reading “(71) Within the Sanctuary of Wings // Bookish Blurb”