Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s book covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in June 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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18 comments

  1. #3 is The Changeling by Victor LaValle

  2. 2. Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages! Just finished this a few days ago.

  3. 6 – Winter Be My Shield by Jo Spurrier

  4. April /

    #11 is The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

  5. #8 – Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

  6. #1 Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom by Bradley W. Schenck

  7. Barbara McEwen /

    #16 is Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

    I really want to read that Victor LaValle one.

  8. Nick /

    #15 is Thick As Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner

  9. John Smith /

    #12: “Flame in the Mist” by Renee Ahdieh.

  10. dr susan /

    #5 is Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon.

  11. Sethia /

    #10 Firebrand by A J Hartley

  12. Paul /

    #4 is
    City At World’s End by Edmond Hamilton

  13. #7 – Journey Across the Hidden Islands by Sarah Beth Durst

  14. April /

    #9 is Fata Morgana by Steve R. Boyett and Ken Mitchrony

  15. April /

    #13 is An Augmented Fourth by Tony McMillen

  16. #14 is The Kill Society by Richard Kadrey

  17. April, 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!

  18. April /

    Woot! Thanks! Sorry for the delay, I’m still not getting confirmations.

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