Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s book covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in January 2017. Once you identify a book cover, in the comment section list:

1. The number of the cover (1-16)
2. The author
3. The book title

Please identify just one cover that has not yet been identified correctly so that others will have a chance to play. If they’re not all identified by next Thursday, you can come back and identify more.

Each of your correct entries enters you into a drawing to win a book of your choice from our stacks. Winners are notified in the comments, so make sure to check the notification box or remember to check back in about 10 days. If we don’t choose a winner within 2 weeks, please bug Marion.

And, as always, we’ve got a few more giveaways going on, too.

Good Luck!

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KELLY LASITER, with us since July 2008, is a mild-mannered academic administrative assistant by day, but at night she rules over a private empire of tottering bookshelves. Kelly is most fond of fantasy set in a historical setting (a la Jo Graham) or in a setting that echoes a real historical period (a la George RR Martin and Jacqueline Carey). She also enjoys urban fantasy and its close cousin, paranormal romance, though she believes these subgenres’ recent burst in popularity has resulted in an excess of dreck. She is a sucker for pretty prose (she majored in English, after all) and mythological themes.

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  1. #8 is Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

  2. #2 This Years Class Picture, Dan Simmons

  3. #1 is Ghost from Game of Thrones. Wait! No. White Fang by Lack London. Wait! Definitely Robin Hobb’s Nighteyes’ negative photo…

    Or… that book Nine of Stars by Laura Bickle. Tough call. Always get those four confused.

  4. #6 is Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn

  5. Melanie Goldmund /

    #16 is The Dragons of Heaven, by Alyc Helms.

  6. #7 is The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

  7. RedEyedGhost /

    #15 is Vulcan’s Hammer by PKD

  8. #13 is A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

  9. John Smith /

    #3: “Department Zero” by Paul Crilley.

  10. #4 is A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan

  11. John Smith /

    #5: “Babylon’s Ashes” by James S.A. Corey.

  12. John Smith /

    #9: “Rosewater” by Tade Thompson.

  13. John Smith /

    #10: “City Of Ice” by K.M. McKinley.

  14. John Smith /

    #11: “Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day” by Seanan McGuire.

  15. John Smith /

    #12. “Lagoon” by Nnedi Okorafor.

  16. John Smith /

    #14: “Survival Game” by Gary Gibson.

  17. #16 is The Dragons of Heaven by Alyc Helms

  18. Red-Eyed Ghost, if you live in the USA, you win a book of your choice from our stacks.
    Please contact me (Marion) with your choice and a US address. Happy reading!

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