Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s covers!

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in March 2014. 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. Melanie Goldmund /

    #12 is Sailor Twain, by Mark Siegel.

  2. April /

    #11 is The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson

  3. andreas /

    #2 is Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation.

  4. April /

    I always start with the easy ones and work my way through ;-)

  5. Josh Turner /

    3 is Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest?

  6. #6 is “Words of Radiance” by Brandon Sanderson.

  7. Moskatero /

    #4 is The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

    • FanLit /


      (Reminder: Just one guess per player until next Thursday. If they’re not all guessed correctly by then, you can guess the rest. Thanks!)

  8. RedEyedGhost /

    #9 is Lockstep by Karl Schroeder

  9. #7 is A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias.

  10. #10 is Contagion by Tim Lebbon

    • FanLit /

      That cover doesn’t look like it should be on a book called “Contagion”, but it is!

  11. Danny Whittaker /

    #1 is Swords of Good Men by Snorri Kristjansson

  12. #9 is Lockstep by Karl Schroeder.

  13. #8 is Fortune’s Pawn by Rachel Bach.

  14. Melanie Goldmund /

    #5 is Iron Night, by M.L. Brennan.

  15. Moskatero, 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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