Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in December 2013. Once you identify a book cover, in the comment section list:

1. The number of the cover (1-12)
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 couple 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. RedEyedGhost /

    #5 is Two Serpents Rise by Max Gladstone

  2. Melanie Goldmund /

    #9 is She Walks in Darkness, by Evangeline Walton.

  3. #6 is Mistress of the Wind by Michelle Diener

  4. #3 is Tarnished and Torn by Juliet Blackwell

  5. #12 is A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

  6. Andreas /

    #11 is The Land Across by Gene Wolfe.

  7. #1 is Quintessence Sky by David Walton

  8. Melanie Goldmund /

    #7 is Sorrow’s Knot, by Erin Bow.

  9. #10 Daughters of the Nile by Stephanie Dray

  10. Melanie Goldmund /

    #2 is Curtsies and Conspiracies, by Gail Carriger.

  11. April V. /

    #8 is Mystery Society by Steve Niles (writer) and Fiona Staples (artist)

  12. And since nobody else is still playing, I’ll do the final one as well which is #4 and it is Mike Resnick’s The Doctor & The Dinosaurs.

  13. Marion /

    CTGT, 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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