Tags: Robert Jackson Bennett
Shorefall by Robert Jackson Bennett - Book Cover The Leaning Pile of Books

The Leaning Pile of Books is a feature in which I highlight books I got over the last week that sound like they may be interesting—old or new, bought or received in the mail for review consideration (the latter of which are mainly unsolicited books from publishers). Since I hope you will find new books you’re interested in reading in these posts, I try to be as informative as possible. If I can find them, links to excerpts, author’s websites, […]

Circe by Madeline Miller Mini Reviews: Circe, Foundryside, and The Heart Forger

Book Description: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER–NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, The Washington Post, People, Time, Amazon, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Newsweek, the A.V. Club, Christian Science Monitor and Refinery 29, Buzzfeed, Paste, Audible, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Thrillist, NYPL, Self Real Simple, Goodreads, Boston Globe, Electric Literature, BookPage, the Guardian, Book Riot, Seattle Times, and Business Insider “A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess’s story,” this #1 New York Times bestseller is “both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure […]

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore The Leaning Pile of Books

This was a great week for books – 2 ARCs and 2 finished review copies showed up unexpectedly, including an ARC of one of my very most anticipated books of the year. On the reviewing front, it was a bit quiet last week because my home was in complete chaos due to the construction of a new bookshelf in the bedroom. Part of my bedroom was in the living room and it was such a mess I found it hard […]