Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in April 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. 4 is Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan! Woo!

    Glad I saw this early because I have no idea about the others.

  2. Sethia /

    #2 is Sins of Empire bu Brian McClellan

  3. #4 is Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan

  4. Conal /

    #13 is The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

  5. Nicholas /

    #16 is The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence! One of my all time favorite authors.

  6. #3 Geekerella by Ashley Poston

  7. John Smith /

    No. 15: “The Hanging Tree,” by Ben Aaaronovitch.

    I imagine the second mention of “Within the Sanctuary of Wings” above doesn’t count as an entry.

    • John Smith /

      No. 15: “The Hanging Tree,” by Ben Aaronovitch. I’m correcting for my typo. Even I can make mistakes!

  8. V Kim /

    #6 Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

  9. #10 Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

    Hah! :) This one is at the top of my list. I’m going to get to it soon, I hope.

  10. Paul /

    #1 is Void Star by Zachary Mason

  11. April /

    #7 is Dragon and Thief by Timothy Zahn – one of my favorites.

  12. John Smith /

    No. 5: “Crooked Kingdom” by Leigh Bardugo.

    The above comment by someone mentions this as being Book 6.

  13. John Smith /

    No. 6: “Gather Her Round” by Alex Bledsoe.

  14. John Smith /

    No. 8: “House Of Suns” by Alastair Reynolds.

  15. John Smith /

    No. 9: “Empire’s End” by Chuck Wendig.

  16. John Smith /

    No. 11: “The Black Witch” by Laurie Forest.

  17. John Smith /

    No. 12: “The Great Explosion” by Eric Frank Russell.

  18. John Smith /

    No. 14: “Agent Of the Crown” by Melissa McShane.

  19. Sethia /

    John Smith gets up way to early. I love this game though keep them coming.

  20. Ann Little Bear, 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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