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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Stacking the Shelves [268]

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
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EnregistrerI have yet another huge stack over at Reading Reality, but there are two books this week I really, really want to share.

Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon
I've read the whole Outlander series, but have yet to watch the TV show. One of these days I'll get a round tuit. The book series is one of my all-time favorites, but there is always an extremely long time between books. The author does a stunning amount of research, and the books are always huge. So now it's three years and counting between Written in My Own Heart's Blood and the next book, tentatively titled Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone. While we wait, there's this marvelous collection of short fiction set in the Outlander-verse, including two all-new stories to tide us over the long wait.

Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines
And now for something completely different. Jim C. Hines writes fantasy, urban fantasy and now science fiction with more than a touch of humor. His Magic Ex Libris series is marvelous, and it is dear to this librarian's heart, because it's all about the magic in books. But in Hines' first foray into science fiction, it looks like he's turned the humor dial up to eleven, while still telling what looks like a terrific story. Zombie spaceship janitors on a mission to save the universe. You read that right - Zombie Janitors on a Spaceship, out to save everyone and everything - at least as long as they manage to control their appetite for brains.

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Marlene is the perpetrator of the book blog Reading Reality, as well as a librarian and freelance writer currently living in Atlanta (after stops in Chicago, Seattle, Florida and Anchorage, not necessarily in that order. Her house full of books also contains her husband, also in the library biz, and two cats who really run the place.

7 People left their mark' :

  1. I loved Outlander, both the books (Although I've only read the first three) as well as the tv series. Both are amazing! <3

  2. I LOVE the cover of Terminal Alliance! :)

    - El @ El's Book Reviews

  3. Enjoy your new books! Thanks for sharing...and for hosting.

  4. Diana Gabaldon new book looks really good. I like the fact that they are stories to tide us over. Great haul.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  5. Love the Outlander series both books and tv versions. Enjoy.

  6. For some reason I thought Written in my own haeart's blood was the final one. Now I gotta get this oen too. Also when you do watch the shows you will love it because the first book espescially they follow extremely close to the books. Good luck reading that one

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