Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s book covers (giveaway!)

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in October 2015. 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

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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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19 comments

  1. #13 is Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

  2. Conal O'Neill /

    #3 is Crooked by Austin Grossman

  3. #14 is Vermilion Sands by J.G. Ballard

  4. Nicholas /

    #15 is An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet.

  5. #9 The Monstrous ed. by Ellen Datlow

    (It’s on my list.)

  6. #5 looks like Ancilliary Mercy by Ann Leckie

  7. #16 is High-Rise by J.G. Ballard.

  8. Melanie Goldmund /

    #2 is Raising Caine, by Charles E. Gannon.

  9. #1 is From a Buick 8 by Stephen King

  10. #4 is The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

  11. #7 is Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salmon Rushdie

  12. #15 – An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

  13. #10 is Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig

  14. #6 is Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

  15. Conal O'Neill /

    #11 is 100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello

  16. April V. /

    #8 is A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

  17. Michelle Miller, 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. I know the actual giveaway is over but I can’t leave it like this. The final one is #12 and it is The Tournament at Gorlan by John A. Flanagan.

    Ok, I feel better now :-)

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