Archives: July2011
    Heroes Adrift by Moira J. Moore
  • Heroes Adrift by Moira J. MooreThe Leaning Pile of Books

    This week there were three books added to the pile – one bought from the Borders closing sale (wah!), one review copy, and one belated gift that took a while to get here.  In other news, there will be a giveaway this week and I’m hoping to finish a review I’m working on today, especially since I now have 4 books to review, but I seem to have a case of review writer’s block this week for some reason. Heroes […]

  • Standout Books of 2011

    It’s a little past the halfway point of the year now, but better late than never, right?  It’s been a pretty good year for reading, actually.  I’ve read fewer books than usual (looking through the list I seem to have also read more lengthy books than usual), but a higher percentage of them were really good and I keep finding more books that I just can’t leave off a list like this one.  This list includes all books read in […]

  • Relic Master Winner

    The Relic Master giveaway is now over and has spoken (or displayed a number anyway).  The winner is: Gina from Pennsylvania, US Congratulations, I hope you enjoy the series! For those of you who didn’t win, there are more chances to win at Janicu’s Book Blog and Grasping for the Wind!

  • Low Town by Daniel PolanskyThe Leaning Pile of Books

    First, a quick update since it’s been quiet around here lately: Yesterday I finally finished the 1,000 page hardcover behemoth A Dance With Dragons!  That means hopefully I’ll be getting back to writing more here now that I won’t be spending almost every spare moment reading it very slowly and trying to catch as many of the details as possible. This week brought one review copy. Low Town by Daniel Polansky This debut novel is also being released under the […]

  • A Dance With Dragons Winner

    We have a winner!  The winner of the signed copy of A Dance With Dragons is: Ashley from North Carolina, US Congratulations!  I hope you enjoy the book as much as I have been!

  • Giveaway: Relic Master Series by Catherine Fisher

    Today I am pleased to announce I have a giveaway for all four books in the Relic Master series by Catherine Fisher.  While I haven’t had a chance to read it yet myself, I have been rather interested in reading The Dark City, the first book in this series, which has a spot on Mount TBR. About the Relic Master Series: Welcome to Anara, a world mysteriously crumbling to devastation, where nothing is what it seems: Ancient relics emit technologically […]