Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in July 2018. 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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21 comments

  1. 3, Cat Valente, Space Opera

  2. #8 Season of Storms by Andrzej Sapkowski

  3. Christopher /

    Number 13: The Future is Blue by Catherynne M Valente

  4. Conal ONeill /

    #6 is Raven Stratagem by Yoon Ha Lee

  5. Noneofyourbusiness /

    16. “Kill the Farm Boy” by Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne

  6. Lady Morar /

    1) Jane Yolen’s The Transfigured Hart.

  7. The Distinguished Professor /

    5 is Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds, whose first name is spelled the same way as mine!

  8. Sethia /

    # 16 is Kill the farm boy by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne

  9. Sethia /

    Sorry, old comments didn’t load! #12 is Nyxa unleashed by Scott Reintgen

    • Noneofyourbusiness /

      Yes, I noticed after I got the notification emails for Lady Morar and The Distinguished Professor’s comments that their comments weren’t visible until I refreshed the page once or twice.

  10. John Smith /

    #14: “Noir” by Christopher Moore.

  11. #2 is Chaos Choreography by Seanan McGuire

  12. #9 is Dawn of Wonder by Jonathan Renshaw

  13. Conal ONeill /

    #4 is Weaver’s Lament by Emma Newman

  14. Noneofyourbusiness /

    7. Fatale: Curse the Demon, by Ed Brubaker

  15. Noneofyourbusiness /

    10. Frogkisser!, by Garth Nix

  16. Noneofyourbusiness /

    11. Doc Savage: Quest of the Spider and The Mountain Monster, by Lester Dent

  17. Noneofyourbusiness /

    15. The Lost Plot, by Genevieve Cogman

  18. 13. The Future is Blue by Catherynne M. Valente

  19. Christopher, 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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