Tag Archives: Tor

FRIDAY FACE OFF JULY 14, 2017

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a new weekly meme hosted by Books by Proxy. Join us every Friday as we pit cover against cover, and publisher against publisher, to find the best artwork in the literary universe. This week’s theme is:  “ The … Continue reading

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WAITING ON WEDNESDAY

  An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors by   Curtis Craddock Genre: Fantasy — Steampunkesque Series: The Risen Kingdoms #1 Publisher: Tor Books (August 29, 2017) Author Information: Facebook| Twitter Length: 384 pages A polymath princess and her faithful musketeer must unravel the plot of a thousand-year-old … Continue reading

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MORMAMA

Mormama by Kit Reed Genre: Gothic Horror Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor Books (May 30, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 288 pages My Rating: 3 stars A man with no memories. A creepy house. Family secrets. Haunting spirits. All of it set in a crumbling section of … Continue reading

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WARRIORS 1

Warriors 1 edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois Genre: SFF Series: Anthology Publisher: Tor Books (March 29, 2011) Length: 394 pages My Rating: 3 stars Warriors 1 is an anthology put together by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois; these two masters … Continue reading

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SKULLSWORN

Skullsworn by Brian Staveley. Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: Stand Alone (Unhewn Throne Series) Publisher: Tor Books (April 25, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 304 pages My Rating: 2.5 stars With his new standalone novel Skullsworn, Brian Staveley returns to the world of … Continue reading

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WITHIN THE SANCTUARY OF WINGS

Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan  Genre: Fantasy Series: The Memoirs of Lady Trent #5 Publisher: Tor (April 25, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 3 stars Within the Sanctuary of Wings is the fifth and final book in Marie Brennan’s … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (MAY 1, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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THE LIBRARIANS AND THE MOTHER GOOSE CHASE

The Librarians & the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy/TV Publisher: Tor (April 25, 2017) Series: The Librarians #2 Author Information: Website Length: 288 pages My Rating:  3 stars Quirky, fun, and fast-paced, this second installment of The Librarians series is another action-packed story, … Continue reading

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AVENGERS OF THE MOON

Avengers of the Moon by Allen Steele Genre: Science Fiction — Pulp Series: Stand Alone (Possible Series #1) Publisher: Tor Books (April 11, 2017) Author Information: Website Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars Modern pulp. Retro scifi. Label Avengers of the Moon whatever you want, but … Continue reading

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ALIEN MORNING

Alien Morning by Rick Wilber Genre: Science Fiction — First Contact Series: S’hudonni #1 Publisher: Tor Books (November 8, 2016) Author Information: Website |  Blog |  Facebook Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars First contact stories are a staple of science fiction. Most of them seem to fall into the … Continue reading

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